Dillon Danis has revealed he has to pay Bellator with the intention to field KSI.
Danis, after all, is below contract with Bellator – regardless of not combating since 2019 as a consequence of knee accidents. He’ll make his return to combating on January 14 in the primary occasion of Misfits 004 towards KSI, with the occasion being streamed on DAZN.
Though Bellator allowed Danis to take this battle, he says he needed to pay Bellator given DAZN is a competitor of Showtime which broadcasts Bellator’s fights.
“I don’t know if I’m allowed to speak about how I had to do this as a result of Showtime and DAZN are rivals, so I needed to pay a hefty payment. It’s some huge cash. What I’m paying Coker to let me battle is greater than in all probability each UFC (fighter makes),” Danis mentioned on The MMA Hour. “(To not let me out, however to battle). I’m nonetheless with them. It could be totally different if I used to be with Showtime, as a result of Showtime, they’ve a cope with them.”
Based on Dillon Danis, he believes Scott Coker was mad on the reality his comeback battle is in boxing and never in MMA in Bellator. But, Danis is planning to have an lively 2023 and battle a couple of instances in Bellator.
“He desires me to return again to MMA, his star. Clearly there’s nobody in Bellator that’s going to convey that type of noise… Who brings that a lot hype? I simply assume that he’s mad,” Danis mentioned. “The large comeback ought to’ve been in MMA, which I agree, however why not simply beat up a YouTuber for a f****** ton of cash?”
Danis is 2-0 as a professional however has not fought since Bellator 222 in June of 2019 when he submitted Max Humphrey. In his professional debut in April 2018, he submitted Kyle Walker within the first spherical.
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