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Neil Magny and Hector Lombard will collide this Saturday (March 19, 2016) at UFC Fight Night 85 inside Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia. In a match up of technician and destroyer, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight contenders Neil Magny and Hector Lombard will go to war this Saturday (March 19, 2016) at UFC Fight Night 85 inside Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia.

Magny is one of the most active and consistently successful fighters in UFC. In the last two years, he’s won nine of 10 fights and continues to improve with each performance, making him a legitimate threat to the title.

On the other hand, Lombard has been very hot and cold. He’s either destroying opponents in mere minutes, or “Showeather” is changing his nickname, fighting tepidly, and popping for steroids. Obviously, Lombard would prefer more of the former, and he’s hoping for a big win following his suspension.

Let’s take a look at the keys to victory for both men:

Neil Magny
Record: 15-4
Key Wins: Kelvin Gastelum (UFC Fight Night 78), Hyun Gyu Lim (UFC Fight Night 66), Tim Means (UFC Fight Night 40)
Key Losses: Demian Maia (UFC 190), Sergio Moraes (UFC 163)
Keys to Victory: Magny is a lanky fighter with great conditioning, and he takes full advantage of both those traits. Magny specializes at working from long range with combinations and a high-volume of strikes, but he also likes to wear down his opponent in the clinch and on the mat.

Either way, Magny’s high level of activity has helped him finish eight of his past opponents.

In this bout, Magny needs to fully realize his reach advantage and stick to his boxing. Lombard may be a terrifying puncher, but he’s also known to shell up and wait around, ….View full article

Source:: mma mania