It’s hard to feel bad for Bellator/Viacom after banking so hard on two injury-prone fighters past their prime to headline the organizaton's initial foray into PPV. While Tito Ortiz-Quinton Jackson would have made for a fantastic fight five years ago, neither has been divisionally relevant in some time and are simply riding the success of old accomplishments in terms of marketability. However, it’s unfortunate for the lesser-known competitors who would have landed new fans as a result of being on the show, as well as Eddie Alvarez who was one step closer to freedom with a PPV appearance based on his current deal with the company. Additionally, it’s obviously never a positive when a fighter goes down with an injury as was the case with Ortiz, so hopefully the former UFC champion heals up fine and re-considers his interest in returning to the ring.
Welcome back to the 10-Point Must! Every week I’ll give my thoughts on ten topics from the past seven days with hopes the readership will contribute their takes as well in the Comments section. This time around, subjects range from a few fighters looking to change divisions to fallout from recent events to a couple of clashes booked for the coming weeks/months. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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