Lombard on title shot: "One fight at a time", "I want it to just be my hard work."

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  1. The Caper

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    I know it's a bit older but as to how old I am not sure as he's calling out Okami in this interview and he's now scheduled to fight him....but you gotta give it to Hector saying he wishes the UFC would make up a list of the toughest fights at 185....all the guys who people don't wanna fight in his weight class and he wants to fight them....I think he can work his way to a title shot....I think he also beats Okami....do I think he beats Silva...no....but it does make for an interesting fight as he's aggressive and has Olympic level Judo....but his reach and height against Silva I believe is his downfall...im 99% sure he gets picked apart on the feet....but overall do yas think he will make his way to the title and enjoy his style of fighting and fighter spirit? Im glad he made his way over minus out his first fight....have a good one guys and girls.....


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  2. maniacmatt1782

    maniacmatt1782 GNP is not LNP

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    He lost to Boetsch in his Debut. he really can't go demanding title shot's after that.
     
  3. Goat Meal

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    True, but I would love to see that match-up ASAP.
     
  4. Chramelated

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    Give him to Silva next if Bisping loses. Title shots aren't earned anymore, why not?
     
  5. Just a username

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    Shut up Hector, Silva would tool you.
     
  6. GusBrooks

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    Boetch was a tough fight for him since he lost.
     
  7. Iron Leg

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    Can't blame him for wanting Silva, (almost) every fighter wants to get a title shot, but it's got to be earned. If he had beaten Boetsch, I think there's a good chance he would have gotten Silva next. But after having an uninspired first performance, the road becomes a bit longer.
     
  8. betyourlife82

    betyourlife82 Be water, my friend

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    Lombard is a big scary dude, and I'm sure he's going to put a beating on a lot of top Mw's. If he wins his next two or three fights convincingly it's possible he'll get a shot. He has a bit of making up to do after his debut though, and who knows what Andersons Schedule will look like.
     
  9. giovanni002

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    He should KO Okami brutally to be next in line. Weidman is still injured. Bisping/Belfor is a tossup
     
  10. PUO3

    PUO3 You are a can. Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    do something to earn it.

    like show up to fight in your debut.
     
  11. jonvoight's car

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    Let's be honest here. The UFC won't give him the Silva fight because he looked unimpressive in losing that decision to Boetsch in his debut. So it's a matter of earning that title fight, not the UFC trying to protect Anderson. Hector knows that. He's doing the right thing by taking on guys like Palhares and Okami to earn that shot. If he blasts Okamai, a title eliminator with a returning Weidman sounds like a great idea.
     
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    Hector would be a fun fight for Silva. I just don't like Lombard's mindset during the Boestch fight.

    If he chokes in that fight what will he do in a title fight (maybe in Brazil) against the greatest fighter of all time?
     
  13. arrelione

    arrelione Member of the YES!!! Revolution

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    He has a greater chance against Silva than Bisping does. I like Mike and have backed him in almost all his fights but his chances against AS are slim to none. Mean while Weidman won't be back until summer so why not give Lombard a title shot if he gets passed Okami, after all Okami is the last man to beat AS, could be a good story line for zuffa :D
     
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    Silva beats him unless hector turns into a wrestler lol.
     
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    THIS. Boetch is a good fighter, but Lombard should have won with all the hype behind him.
     
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    this.

    you dont just come in and get handed title shots after dropping your first fight in the org.
     
  17. Lethal

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    If he brutally destroys Okami and Bisping loses I can see the fight going down.
     
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    Well, if he keep it up, he stands a good chance at getting a shot.
     
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    Lombard has the worst combination ever of body type and fighting style to deal with Anderson. Arms too short, only throws big hooks and haymakers, Anderson could get a TKO by just jabbing.
     
  20. Kanster

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    You have to earn the fight first.
     

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