The idea of homeless people doing MMA is something that has been etched in my mind for years. It’s probably because of that episode of the Simpson’s where Homer became a boxer and fought hobos before he was called up to fight Drederick Tatum in a very Rocky-esque story. It was kind of an out there story because it was the Simpson’s, but poked a lot of fun at how professional boxing worked and how challengers for big name fighters were found.
For Matt Major, though, his life is literally being homeless. He went from being a professional MMA fighter who fought Alexander Shlemenko in Bellator back in 2010 to a guy living on the streets working hard to get his life back together and to make a comeback. After his second Bellator loss he left AKA in San Jose, was arrested for an assault charge and things just went to a dark place.
On September 13th he makes his return to the ring with high hopes of getting his life back together doing what he loves.
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