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Bellator Adds Hector Lombard vs. Herbert Goodman Non-Title Fight; Hayes vs. Yang, Grove Set for Heavyweight Tourney

Hector LombardBefore putting his title on the line against season two tournament winner Alexander Shlemenko, Bellator middleweight champ Hector Lombard (26-2-1) will meet Herbert “Whisper” Goodman (15-8) in a non-title bout at Bellator 24, Bellator’s season three debut on August 12 in Hollywood, Florida.

British heavyweight and one-time UFC fighter Neil Grove (8-2) is now official for Bellator’s season three heavyweight tournament, which will include an opening round matchup between Mike Hayes (12-3-1) and Hae Joon Yang (5-0) at Bellator 26 on August 26 in Kansas City.

Lombard vs. Goodman and Hayes vs. Yang were first reported by MMAjunkie.

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