Hector Lombard has received a lot of heat from fellow UFC fighters since signing with the promotion.

While nothing has been etched in stone, UFC president Dana White has eluded to a possible future UFC middleweight title shot for Lombard if he shows the skills he did dominating Bellator and other promotions for several years.

Well, you can add Michael Bisping to those that feel like Lombard has a lot to prove. “The Count” was a recent guest on UFC Tonight where he was asked about his status in the division.

Well, listen; you know, I have been in several No. 1 contender match ups in the past and I have no one to blame but myself because I have lost those match ups. But, I have been in the UFC for a while now and I deserve a fight. Regarding Hector Lombard, I have never seen him fight. It is hard enough keeping up with the UFC, let alone some sub-par organization. He could be great, but we aren’t going to know because I haven’t seen him fight.

Bisping recently had surgery to repair his knee, as he tore his meniscus. He believes he’ll be back to action in less than a month.

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