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Not-sorry Hector Lombard will appeal DQ loss at UFC 222, claims CB Dollaway didn’t want to fight

UFC 222: Dollaway v Lombard Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans were openly critical of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight slugger, Hector Lombard, when he creamed opponent CB Dollaway after the bell at UFC 222 last weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Watch the replay here.

Unfortunately for said MMA fans, “Lightning” doesn’t really give a crap about public perception and won’t be issuing an apology anytime soon. In fact, Lombard plans to appeal his disqualification loss to Nevada State Athletic Commmission (NSAC) because insists he did nothing wrong.

“I feel like it should be a no contest,” Lombard told MMA Junkie. “I don’t see why (Dollaway) gets the win. There’s a rule that you protect yourself at all times during the fight. I don’t think I did anything wrong, and I don’t feel like I have to apologize to anybody. I just feel like he didn’t want to fight, and that’s not on me.”

For the play-by-play of their fight, click here.

It’s been a rough couple of years for the former Bellator MMA champion. After failing his UFC 182 drug test back in early 2015, Lombard went on a dreadful 0-5 run, getting finished three times along the way.

At age 40, the Cuban-born Australian is facing an uphill battle if he hopes to keep his spot on the crowded middleweight roster and no doubt this latest mishap won’t do the former Olympian any favors.

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