Belcher: Lombard is all hype; a win over Bisping would be 'cool'


On Hector Lombard:

I’m going to be completely honest. Hector Lombard has a nice streak going and a good record, he’s the champion of another organisation that has some good fighters but they’re not the best in the world. I think the UFC are impressed by him in another sport that’s not MMA. I think it’s more of a hype type thing. I think they’re buying into the hype. Brian Stann is not the top contender; he’s not the guy that if you beat, you get a title shot.

On Michael Bisping:

He’s a very hard guy to beat, that’s why Chael had a problem. He’s good at controlling the fight and winning on points. I don’t know if that fight is more deserving than the other guys.

The reason why it seems like I talk about Bisping, is because people always ask me about that fight. What I always say is that he seems like a bit of an a-hole, but I don’t really know him. Seems like the fans would love it if I beat him. Personally I don’t really have an issue with him, but once I made some comments he came back and made some to make me not like him. Not that I dislike him, but he’s not my favourite person or anything. That would be a cool win.

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5/28/12 4:34 AM by Fight! UK Online

Prangley, Doerksen, Taylor, Shlemenko, Silva, Starnes, Ebersole, Noke etc. are no joke - not world beaters, but good tests for anybody. World class fighters.

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5/26/12 7:42 AM by UGCTT_MdotBRICKS

I have to agree with belcher... I had the chance to meet this guy in NJ he was by FAR the most down to earth and chill fighter I haver ever met. Top notch... ill be on the belcher war wagon forever

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5/26/12 7:32 AM by Large Fun Bags

Lol at trying to say he doesn't fight cans but only naming one mediocre opponent

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5/26/12 7:26 AM by Fight! UK Online

 Yup, there isn't a middleweight outside of Anderson Silva that would have an "easy" night with "The Count".

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5/25/12 12:51 PM by Uncle Muay Thai

If mike gets past Tim, the logical fight would be hector vs mike no 1 contender providing hector gets past Brian, then give Alan a fight with chael after Anderson dismantles him. <img src="/images/phone/apple.png" alt="Phone Post" border="0" style="vertical-align:middle;"/>

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5/25/12 12:37 PM by Outlaw'd by Lytle

Bisping would bully ram Belch.

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5/25/12 12:31 PM by SKARHEAD

Why would he bring up Brian Stann not being a contender and therfore not deserving of a title shot when he beats him ?UFC never puts their top[ guys against their new hyped stars. Never have (Anderson Silva vs Chris Leben, Cro Cop that guys who's name I forget, Noguiera vs Herring, etc)...Brian Stann is a popular fighter who comes to win so this is actually a very good test for Lombard.

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5/25/12 12:19 PM by 3rdLion

"winning on points"Bisping has won by decision 4 times from 22 total victories so not quite a point fighter Alan.

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5/25/12 12:17 PM by Ironhouse

I'd love to se Belcher maul the Bis.

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5/25/12 11:54 AM by abnormal_te_ratio

This guy waffles more than John Kerry.