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Brent Primus calls Bellator's vacant lightweight title booking 'more of a politics thing,' will be ready to fill in

Posted On: Dec 2, 2021   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Brent Primus calls Bellator's vacant lightweight title booking 'more of a politics thing,' will be ready to fill in

Former Bellator lightweight champion Brent Primus rebounded from a loss in his prior fight to defeat ex-UFC champ Benson Henderson by unanimous decision Saturday at Bellator 268 from Footprint Center in Phoenix.
During his post-fight news conference, Primus reiterated a sentiment from earlier in the week : that he is no fan of the upcoming vacant 155-pound title between Peter Queally and Patricky Freire at Bellator 269 in the wake of Patrico Freire's recent relinquishing of the belt.
If something happens to either Queally or Freire before the Nov. 5 matchup in Dublin, Primus said he'd be ready to step in.
“No disrespect to Scott Coker, Bellator, but I think Patricky and Queally fighting for the vacant belt, like I said, it's a joke,” Primus said. “Patricky is coming off of two losses. Queally, who the hell has that guy beat, and who has he fought? He's fought twice in the last three years. I think that's a joke, man. If anything, me and Benson should've fought for the vacant belt right now. Or I could've...

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