There were the mounting injuries. His marriage and honeymoon. And the budding pizza empire and new training facility.
For 30-year-old Luke Zachrich, a busy schedule outside the cage was affecting his career inside it, so the former MMAjunkie.com blogger took two years off.
Now, the fighter, who was on a seven-fight win streak before a Bellator 16 loss to Eric Schambari in April 2010, returns to the cage tonight.