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UFC Fight Night 85 results recap: Neil Magny vs Hector Lombard fight review and analysis

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Last night (Sat., March 19, 2016), Neil Magny and Hector Lombard collided at UFC Fight Night 85 inside the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia. In a fantastic comeback, Magny finished his foe via strikes. Find out how below!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contenders Neil Magny and Hector Lombard went to war last night (Sat., March 19, 2016) at UFC Fight Night 85 inside Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia.

Despite an increasingly high level of competition, Magny has been finding great success in recent years. Last night was a big moment for him, as it could be the most high-profile victory of his career.

Alternatively, Lombard entered the bout with a lot to prove following his disciplinary suspension. That said, if Lombard could perform in violent fashion similar to his earlier UFC wins — and pass all the necessary drug tests — he’d still be right in the title mix.

Lombard wasted no time. He immediately rushed into the clinch, where he shook Magny with a violent uppercut. From on top, Lombard landed some heavy shots and damaged his opponent badly.

After a couple of minutes of abuse, Magny returned to his feet, only to be stunned by a hard right hook. However, Magny did recover a bit by the end of the round and began to find his range.

Regardless, it was a massive first round for the Aussie.

Despite — or more accurately, because of — his violent success in the first, Lombard was badly winded. Magny began connecting on his punches frequently but was dropped once more. This time, however, he reversed into top position.

Lombard took some serious damage from his back, and Magny threatened with a deep triangle choke as well. Near the end of the round, Magny had his foe flattened out and nearly finished, but Lombard survived to ….View full article

Source:: mma mania