Cage Fighting Championship (CFC) Middleweight champion Hector “Shango” Lombard (15-2-1) has signed a fight contract with EliteXC, according to a CFC press release.
This non-exclusive contract will allow Lombard to defend is CFC middleweight belt, as well as gain some national exposure on upcoming EliteXC CBS fight cards.
The Cuban-born fighter, now fighting out of Australia has made a name for himself, with his top notch Judo troughs and his exciting fighting style.
Lombard was scheduled to fight fellow Judo master Karo Parisyan at UFC 78, but was forced off the card with visa issues.
Cage Fighting Championship Director Luke Pezzutti:
“I am very excited for Hector as I believe he is destined to be our most successful export and I see him fighting for Elite XC title very soon. I am also excited that Elite XC have agreed to work with CFC to give our other fighters international opponents and possible opportunities to fight overseas”