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Bellator 34 recap: Lombard weathers Storm, Frausto shocks Fujii in five

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Heading into the final event of Bellator Fighting Championships third season, Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard and Japanese superstar Megumi Fujii were considered near-locks by MMA oddsmakers.

Only Lombard would deliver.

The Cuban judoka outlasted a gutsy Alexander Shlemenko to successfully defend his 185-pound belt in the featured bout of Thursday's Bellator 34 event, but Fujii was shocked by Zoila Frausto in a somewhat contentious decision that saw the "Warrior Princess" claim Bellator's first-ever 115-pound title...

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Post #1   10/29/10 9:50:06AM   

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I could not believe that Alexander hung in there when he did. I thought hed get knocked out within the first round but he gave Hector a hard time. Gained more respect for him than I did for lombard.

Post #2   10/29/10 10:53:43AM   

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The most boring Bellator I ever saw.


If Hector tried to show his bjj bb skills, that was a failure. It would have been an awesome standup fight, maybe Lombard thinks the other guy was a better striker???

Post #3   10/29/10 10:57:18AM   

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The Middle weight title fight bored me to death in the later round, I really don't see how some people say Lombard belongs in the top 10.

I am quite happy Frausto won the torney though, as she was my pick from the beginning, beating two #1 ranked people is impresive.

Post #4   10/29/10 1:14:42PM   

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I was pulling for Fujii. The size difference seemed to be too much.

MAN! Shlemenko is one tough dude. That guy looked like he had a horn about to pop out of his forehead.

Post #5   10/29/10 3:34:06PM