twitter google

Mark Munoz Refers To Hector Lombard’s Brief UFC Career As ‘Mediocre’

Mark Munoz has had it rough over the past few months, dealing with injuries and rehab. Now, as he sits and watches the UFC’s middleweight division sort itself out, he believes his take on Hector Lombard has been proven correct.

Munoz previously stated that Lombard was overrated upon entering the UFC because he had not met up with the type of competition the promotion has.

The former Bellator champion has gone just 1-2 in his three Octagon appearances, including a recent loss to Yushin Okami.

“Since Hector Lombard has been in the UFC, he’s been mediocre at best,” said Munoz, during a recent interview with “Down the road, if it presents itself, yeah, I’d fight Hector Lombard.”

Munoz was defeated in his most recent outing, falling to Chris Weidman. The 35-year-old has fuoght just once since late in 2011 – the Weidman bout – as he suffered a training injury prior to a scheduled meeting with Chael Sonnen.

It was evident that he was off a bit vs. Weidman, as the lengthy time away caused problems. If the Munoz that ran through Aaron Simpson, C.B. Dollaway, Demian Maia and Chris Leben can return, he can easily become a contender again.

Photo credit: Tracy Lee/Yahoo! Sports

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

Bellator 189: Carvalho vs. Sakara

Event Date: December 9, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC Fight Night 123: Swanson vs. Ortega

Event Date: December 9, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC on FOX 26: Lawler vs. dos Anjos

Event Date: December 16, 2017
Broadcast: Fox

UFC 219

Event Date: December 30, 2017
Broadcast: TBD