Bellator fans saw plenty of familiar faces over the past few months thanks to the company’s move towards signing competitors with resumes featuring a stint in the Octagon. Among the UFC vets appearing in a Bellator cage this season were Diego Nunes, Terry Etim, Joey Beltran, Kendall Grove, Vlad Matyushenko, Cheick Kongo, and Quinton Jackson. Though some excelled, others stumbled, showing that the gap of talent between the UFC/Bellator may not be as big as many think.
Bellator’s ninth season is in the books thanks to last night’s lineup for Bellator 109. The show capped off a twelve-event run for the organization and featured some of the all-out action fans have become accustomed to when tuning in to watch the company’s competitors on Spike TV. The last few months of Bellator history were definitely some of the most memorable to date for numerous reasons, not all of them necessarily good. Here are ten of the things standing out above all others in that regard… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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