Bellator’s inaugural pay-per-view has been hit by the injury bug.
Tito Ortiz suffered a neck injury in training which will keep him out of next weekend’s fight against Quinton Jackson, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Bellator is currently seeking a replacement for Ortiz, and it is unclear at this time whether Jackson will remain on the Nov. 2 card. There is a chance next weekend’s pay-per-view card turns into a Spike show with Jackson being moved to another event.
Well, at least Tito didn’t wait until 3 days after the fight to announce that he had been injured the whole time. It’s what we like to call “progress.” But seriously, bathroom selfie or it didn’t happen.
[UPDATE] (via Bellator’s official Twitter account).
I don’t even know where to begin, so let’s go to Dana White for what I predict will be a classy, restrained reaction…