UFC on Fuel 8 Results: What's Next for Hector Lombard?

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UFC on Fuel 8 Results: What's Next for Hector Lombard?
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To say that Hector Lombard's run in the UFC has been disappointing so far would be an understatement. After losing his second fight in just three contests for the promotion, one has to begin to wonder—what's next for the former Bellator champ?

Most of us believe that Lombard still has that terrifying war-machine inside of him. The one who ran through the Bellator middleweight division like a hot knife through butter. We saw a glimpse of it in his fight against Rousimar Palhares. But he simply didn't have it against Yushin Okami or Tim Boetsch.

If the UFC wants to continue to sell Lombard as a potential threat down the road for Anderson Silva, he's going to need to step up, find the "old" Hector Lombard and start destroying people like he did during his five-plus-year unbeaten streak. 

Here are three possible options for Hector Lombard going forward. 

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