Jack May will be making his Bellator MMA debut this Saturday Night at Bellator 170, where he will be fighting Dave Cryer on the preliminary card of the event. May, who has fought twice in the UFC as well, wants to prove himself at Bellator 170.
“I had a lot of hype behind me when I got into the UFC, and I fought Derrick Lewis and Shawn Jordan,” May told MMA Junkie. “I lost, and then next thing you know, everybody wrote me off. It was a frustrating road, but it’s crazy to me that the guys I fought in Lewis and Jordan, they’re tough mother (expletives). It’s not like I went in there fighting the guys who have fizzled out. They were tough fights, and I feel like after that everybody just wrote me off. I’m back in a big show, big promotion to prove to everybody that I do belong with the big dogs.”
May also believes that due to his size and fighting style, he will become a marketable fighter for Bellator MMA.
“I think I’m a rare talent,” he said. “I think I’m very marketable. I’m 6-foot-8, 260 pounds. I think I bring something to the table that maybe not a lot of heavyweights bring. I’m here to prove that we belong here. At the end of the day, you can do all the talking, but it’s just about what happens inside that cage that’s what matters. I think I have the complete package. I think it’s the look, the fighting style. I think it’s the ability. I believe personally I bring the complete package to the table.”
Bellator 170 takes place on Saturday, January 15 from The Forum in Inglewood, California with Cahel Sonnen and Tito Ortiz headlining.