Are you ready for some title fights?
Hopefully you said "yes" because Bellator is going to be bringing them in bunches in the next few weeks.
On top of the two planned championship fights taking place this week and next week with the welterweight and bantamweight divisions, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney announced during MMA Uncensored Live that the heavyweight title was going to be defended on April 13th at Bellator 65 in Atlantic City.
The bout, which will feature Bellator heavyweight champion Cole Konrad and the season five tournament winner Eric Prindle, will be the second title fight that evening as the Bellator bantamweight championship will be fought for with Zach Makovsky and Eduardo Dantas.
There will be a remarkably short amount of preparation time for both men, but that doesn't seem to bother them.
Prindle was just crowned the Bellator season five tournament winner last week when his original opponent Thiago Santos failed to make the 265 weight limit despite having three months and even an extra week to prepare.
Konrad was raring to go and expecting a short tournament finale so Bjorn Rebney announced that the fight would likely happen in the next four weeks. Crazy as that sounded, it was even wilder to hear that the fight would happen this soon.
Cole Konrad doesn't want to wait. He's spent enough time waiting. He only fought once in 2011 after the first seven fights of his career all took place in 2010. "The Polar Bear" likes to fight often and he's getting his wish.
So what do you think, Maniacs?
Will Prindle be able to become the Bellator heavyweight champion with only two weeks to prepare for the bout? Do you think Konrad's gamble will pay off?