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Hector Lombard had this to say to News.com.au “Let’s cut the ********, let’s be honest, they won’t give me Anderson Silva. We have to be realistic and talk about things that might happen. I’ve got to take one fight at a time and one-by-one I can take them out and by the end of the year people are going to say he deserves the title shot. I want it to just be my hard work. I want people to say that no one deserves the title more than him. I just don’t want to fight guys that they say, ‘Oh that was a easy match-up for him.’ I want to fight the hardest match-up. I wish they (the UFC) could go now and make a pool of the toughest guys at 84kg that no one wants to fight and I want to fight that guy. I want to fight who the UFC and the people believe is the toughest guy out there. Not many people want to fight Palhares. Before we had the fight people were saying: ‘Hector is gone, Palhares is taking Hector’s leg back to Brazil.’ I would like to fight Chris Weidman, he’s a big name. I’ve bee
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A top middleweight match-up between hecotr Lombard and Yushin Okami has been made official for March 3rd at the Saitama Super Arena when the UFC returns for their annual show. The announcement was made earlier today on UFC.com
Okami is coming off a decision win over Alan Belcher and will be looking to pick up his first victory of 2013 when he meet the highly touted Lombard. now...
I’m no weather man, but it looks like there’s gonna be some “Thunder” and “Lightning” in Japan on March 2nd. Late Monday night, it was announced Yushin Okami will meet Hector Lombard at “UFC on FUEL TV 8.”
Okami collected his second consecutive victory at UFC 155 by dominating Alan Belcher. The former middleweight top contender posted a TKO win over Buddy Roberts...
UFC officials have announced that a middleweight bout between former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard and top contender Yushin Okami has been added to UFC on FUEL 8. UFC on FUEL 8 takes place March 3 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a welterweight bout between sluggers [...]
A middleweight battle has been added to the UFC on FUEL TV 8 card, as Yushin Okami will take on Hector Lombard.
UFC Officials announced the match-up late Monday night.
Okami (28-7) is currently riding a two fight winning streak with victories over Buddy Roberts and most recently Alan Belcher at UFC 155. “Thunder” was widely considered the number one contender in the middleweight...
Former reigning Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard explains that he wants no freebies from the UFC, and wants to earn his way to middleweight champion Anderson Silva by taking out the...
Fresh off wins in December, middleweights Yushin Okami and Hector Lombard will look to further establish their names as contenders when they face each other on the main card of March's UFC on Fuel...