Hector Lombard vs Michael BispingAfter UFC on FX 6, Hector Lombard made his claim that he wants to put an end to his feud with Michael Bisping by settling the score in the Octagon.

Since before Lombard’s debut in the UFC, middleweight contender Michael Bisping has been working to get under the former Judo gold medalist’s skin, and it’s worked like a charm.

“I saw Hector Lombard in the elevator yesterday and I thought someone was playing a practical joke,” Bisping said at the UFC 149 Fan Club Q&A in July.  “It was like, who is this little poison dwarf?  I’m like c’mon, seriously?  Seriously?  This is the guy with all the hype?  I think he’s in the wrong weight class; there’s a 125 weight class he should be in though.”

Lombard has been chomping at the bit since July to get his hands on Bisping.  After scoring a lopsided victory over Rousimar Palhares at UFC on FX 6 in Australia, the American Top Team standout told the media how he’s anxious to get in there with the Brit.

Even going as far as saying how he’d be ready next month should Belfort happen to get injured.

“I will jump in right away.  I would jump in, in January,” said Lombard at the UFC on FX 6 post-fight press conference. “Let’s see what the UFC and their owners are planning. It’s up to the UFC, but I would really like to make that fight happen.”

Although Lombard’s ready to jump in on a moments notice, Bisping is fighting Vitor Belfort next month, and it looks like Lombard will have to wait it out.  At the end of the day though, the rivalry between Lombard and Bisping looks like it’s only going to continue to be a heated one from here on out.

Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for all the latest UFC on FX 6 news and fight coverage.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Michael Bisping's plan: 'Destroy Anderson Silva,' get long-awaited title shot

  • 27 days ago
  • 66 views

Michael Bisping has no doubt he’s going to have his way with Anderson Silva at UFC Fight Night 83. When he does, he said he plans to “demand” a UFC title shot.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Hector Lombard vs. Neil Magny added as UFC Fight Night 84 co-main event

  • 26 days ago
  • 10 views

UFC Fight Night 84 is beginning to come together with the announcement of four bouts for the event, which is already scheduled to be headlined by a heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Frank Mir.Fi read news >>

Hector Lombard vs. Neil Magny Takes UFC Brisbane Co-Main Event Slot

  • 26 days ago
  • 13 views

The UFC on Monday announced that a pivotal welterweight bout between Hector Lombard and Neil Magny would fill the co-main event slot at UFC Fight Night 84. read news >>

Despite UFC’s New, Bold Drug Policy, Michael Bisping Says Fighters Are Still Willing to Cheat

  • 12 days ago
  • 17 views

Despite the UFC's recently implemented drug testing policy, middleweight contender Michael Bisping says cheaters are still going to cheat. read news >>

UFC's Hector Lombard: I wanted to fight Rory MacDonald, but he doesn’t want to

  • 11 days ago
  • 41 views

UFC welterweight Hector Lombard is fighting Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night 85 and is happy to be returning to his adopted homeland of Australia. But he’s headed back knowing another matchup eluded him read news >>

UFC Fight Night 84: Check out Anderson Silva's and Michael Bisping's greatest hits

  • 4 days ago
  • 29 views

After debunking some injury reports on Monday, Michael Bisping is gearing up for his long-awaited shot at former longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, read news >>

UFC Fight Night 84 Video: Top 5 Main Event Knockouts

  • 4 days ago
  • 17 views

UFC Fight Night 84 headliners Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping have had their share of memorable finishes inside the Octagon. Look back at their top knockouts. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 84 Free Fight: Michael Bisping Narrowly Defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama

  • 2 days ago
  • 3 views

Michael Bisping and Yoshihiro Akiyama's clashed at UFC 120 earning Fight of the Night honors after going the full three rounds. read news >>

VIDEO: Michael Bisping Slams Romero and Belfort, Makes Case for Title Shot

  • 2 days ago
  • 12 views

Michael Bisping, nearing his fight with Anderson Silva, makes his case for a title shot with a win over Silva, calling Yoel Romero and Vitor Belfort cheaters and scumbags. read news >>

VIDEO: Anderson Silva Responds to Michael Bisping’s Cheater Comments

  • 2 days ago
  • 100 views

Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva responded to his UFC Fight Night 84 opponent, Michael Bisping, calling him a cheater. read news >>