Hector Lombard vs. Herbert Goodman at Bellator 24 in Hollywood, Florida

Bellator FC middleweight champion, Hector Lombard is set to when he faces former NFL stand-out, Herbert Goodman at Bellator 24 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on August 12th, 2010. The promotion made the official announcement earlier today, meaning both men have signed and returned their bout agreements. The fight will be a special non-title affair.

Bellator FC CEO, Bjorn Rebney said:

“Hector Lombard is at the top of his game and one of the best middleweights in the world. There are very few fighters out there who want to fight him right now. Whisper Goodman is hungry for the challenge and he’s been through the battles both in the NFL and in MMA. I’m looking forward to watching how he matches up with Hector.”

Lombard was last seen in action at Bellator 18 on May 13th when he knocked out former UFC star, Jay Silva in just six seconds. The fighter has stopped sixteen opponents via knockout and has never been stopped in twenty nine contests.

As for Goodman, he holds notable wins over former “Ultimate Fighter” star, Dante Rivera and former UFC fighter, Jordan Radev. Thirteen of his fifteen wins have come via KO or TKO.

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