James Gallagher was supposed to be the star of Bellator 204.
A darling of the promotion with an exciting style and close ties to superstar fighter Conor McGregor, he was marked for greatness in a big way.
The Strabanimal likely knew this, too, and when he was matched against the unheralded Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 204, he was looking to pack as many highlights as he could into one fight, ranging from showboating at the weigh-ins to a pre-fight pull-apart in the cage.
Unfortunately for him, the most memorable highlight exiting Bellator 204 is how he wound up being viciously knocked out.
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