Ah, War Machine, you have to actually make it through a tournament before you get to fight the champ, you do understand that, right? Well, War Machine never claimed to be the smartest guy in the world, he just got out of jail, where he spent the better part of the last year or so in a tiny jail cell. But, John Koppenhaver, AKA War Machine is free now, and Bellator seems to really want to give him a push, not despite all of his legal troubles, but maybe because of them.
War Machine, despite his porn star antics, street fights and jail sentences, seems to be Viacom’s golden boy right now, so take that for whatever that’s worth. But good on him, I guess. It’s all he knows:
He explained this to MMA Junkie:
“I want to fight Ben Askren for the belt,” he said. “That’s who I want to fight.”
“I fight because I can’t have a boss,” he said. “I can’t drive in traffic every day and get up in the morning. I can’t do a 9 to 5. I can’t do a regular job. That’s really why I fight. In a way, th