The former Bellator middleweight champ has every indication he's ready for the step up to the UFC, but similar fighters have fallen by the wayside in the past.
Well that didn't take long.
With the ink barely dry on his new UFC deal, former Bellator
middleweight champ Hector Lombard made his
intentions perfectly clear.
"I want to be UFC midd...
With another Bellator season winding down, CEO Bjorn Rebney joined the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show to discuss two of the biggest stars in the promotion’s history: Hector Lombard ...
Last week, the UFC acquired the services of Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard, and the question began circulating: Who will he fight first? Today, there is an answer.
Reigning Bellator Fighting Championships middleweight titleholder Hector Lombard announced Tuesday afternoon that he has officially signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
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The UFC’s return to the Land of the Rising Sun will be a stormy one.
Regardless of what he might want, Hector Lombard, if he wins at UFC 149, isn't going to get Mark Munoz next. Dana White and Joe Silva already have a middleweight road map sketched out.
CALGARY, Alberta, Canada - Hector Lombard hasn't even had his first fight in the UFC yet, and he's up to four opponents. Sort of.
Lombard originally was set to debut against Brian Stann...
Tim Boetsch's ability to drop weight transformed him, as his UFC 144 comeback over Yushin Okami proved.
The UFC has bolstered their middleweight division with a former Bellator champion who will look to make his impact felt during his first fight this summer.