Mitrione Isn’t That Thrilled at the Idea of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix

Matt Mitrione Isn’t That Thrilled at the Idea of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix

Bellator has tapped into our primal sources of nostalgia over huge MMA tournaments and are going to [put on a…

“I’m not good at giving political answers, so I’ll give you an honest answer: I wasn’t really excited, to be honest. I think it would have been a true heavyweight grand prix to fill it with heavyweights. I think it would have been even better to do it in the same night. I think that would have been a lot of fun. But that’s not how it went. I think they chose the most athletic, most exciting guys they have, and I think that’s what the draw of the tournament is. I would have originally wanted just a title fight, and then have the winner of the tournament fight me for the title – and I would defend it hopefully once during the middle of the year.”

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