Former Bellator Champion Zach Makovsky Released

In a surprise move, Bellator has released former champion Zach Makovsky following a second consecutive loss.

Makovsky was submitted by Eduardo Dantas and Anthony Leone, the second of which was a split decision defeat recently.

The 30-year-old is a former Bellator bantamweight champion, including a victory in the season three tournament. He is 14-4 in his career, and had put together an eight-fight win streak prior to his recent skid.

  • http://twitter.com/Warriordave927 warriordave927

    I know he’s coming off of two losses but maybe if he can make 125 the ufc will pick him up

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kong-Morten/1133045799 Kong Morten

    He lost his last fight pretty convincingly, but there has to be something about this. You dont cut a guy who was a champion and even defended his title before losing two fights. Maybe he is planning to go somewhere else?

  • http://www.facebook.com/susan.walker.399488 Susan Walker

    don’t know what the F bellator is thinking! They release a great fighter, allow a criminal, i.e; war machine to fight for them on spike and release paul daley cuz he supposedly got into a fight! I don’t like daley but luv machovsky so if bellator doesn’t reinstate him I personally think his management should work on getting him into the ufc cuz in my opinion he is a good enough fighter to fight for the ufc!

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