With NFL free agency in full swing and change in the air, Mixed Martial Arts also has a distinctive feel of change brewing. A few marquee fighters are set to hit the open market with Bellator stars Eddie Alvarez and Hector Lombard being among the biggest names that may be looking for a new organization to call home.
Lombard remains one of the biggest names out there to not sign with the UFC and it is hard to imagine the world's largest MMA promotion not making an effort to sign the dynamic middleweight.
With his hard-charging, exciting style Hector Lombard would make a great addition to the roster. With a record of 31-2-1 (1 NC), he could just be a contender.
Lombard sports a win streak that extends back to 2006, but a trip to the UFC would make extending that win streak exponentially tougher to continue. It will be interesting to see exactly who would welcome him to the UFC and where he really stands in the middleweight division.
Here are ten possibilities for his UFC debut.