By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard has his eyes on the the UFC Middleweight strap and current Champion Anderson Silva after signing with the UFC this week.
“I want to be UFC middleweight champion, and I want to fight Anderson Silva to do it,” Lombard told MMAJunkie.com. “I have such respect for him as a fighter. It would be an honor and a dream come true to test my skills against his.”
“I've wanted to fight in the UFC all my career,” Lombard stated. “I wouldn't be in the UFC if I didn't think I could win the UFC world title.”
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