Bellator tried to cash in on the dwindling star-power of former UFC champions Ortiz and Jackson by booking them for a bout. The match-up of icons was scheduled to headlined the company’s initial attempt at PPV, but was met by mixed reactions from the MMA world. Ultimately, the fight fell apart when Ortiz went down with an injury and the show was quickly moved to Spike TV based on the inability to find a worthwhile replacement on short notice.
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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