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Quinton “Rampage” Jackson-Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal Fight Highlights From Bellator PPV


In case you missed it, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson defeated Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal in the main event of Bellator 120 Saturday night. Courtesy of ESPN, you can see the highlights from the fight in the video below.

Also, the play-by-play that first ran on FightLine is below.

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal in Season 10 light heavyweight tournament final

We’ve arrived at the main event, and a grudge match years in the making, as Quinton “Rampage” Jackson takes on Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal.

Jackson, a former UFC light heavyweight champion, is 34-11 in his career and on a two-fight win streak. He has finished both Christian M’Pumbu and Joey Beltran since arriving in Bellator after his UFC contract expired.

Lawal (12-3) is an ex-Strikeforce champion who has gone 4-2 with the promotion. He is coming off a decision win over Mikhail Zayats, with both Bellator losses coming to current titleholder Emanuel Newton.

Round 1: As expected, no touch of gloves and just an incredible mean-mug from Jackson. Lawal shoots right for a takedown and scores with it. Lawal getting his right hand through and doing some damage, as Jackson throws up the guard attempt. Lawal passes with ease, but Jackson gets to his feet. Nice sprawl by Jackson as he takes a knee to the body. Lawal drops for another single-leg, moves to a double and gets it. Jackson again to his feet and again, taken back down by Lawal with no resistance. Lawal delivering knees to the body, but that allows Jackson to escape. Lawal throws a knee that Jackson catches and tosses him to the side. Left jab from Rampage lands and a right off a wild miss from Lawal. Left hook from Rampage and he defends a weak takedown attempt. Wild miss from Lawal allows Jackson to land again.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Lawal

Round 2: Short left lands from Rampage and Lawal has a cut over his left eye. He goes on the attack, landing a flurry of shots. Lawal goes for a takedown and gets denied. Jackson might be sensing the kill now, snapping off another jab and defending another takedown. Lawal working hard for the takedown and gets denied, allowing Jackson a brief moment of offense. Quickly, though, Lawal locks him up. Jackson puts his hands up, frustrated by the lack of offense from Lawal. Left lands by Rampage and Lawal with a flurry of his own, connecting with a right. Big takedown from Lawal with seconds left.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Jackson

Round 3: Lawal backing up to start this final round, as his left eye is almost completely swollen shut. Pair of uppercuts get through from Jackson off a failed takedown attempt by Lawal. Much slower pace to this round, as both look exhausted. Lawal drops for a single-leg, and gets it as Jackson tries to shove his head down. Three minutes to go and Lawal is in a position to win this round and maybe the fight. The crowd, as they have done all night, resorts to booing as soon as Lawal gets the takedown. Jackson flips to his knees and Lawal mounts his back as we head under two minutes, but Jackson gets to his feet. Miss on a wild hook from Jackson and Lawal shoots for a takedown. A minute left and Jackson defends the takedown. The ref steps in and separates them and Lawal ducks a big overhand right. Jackson coming forward and he eats a counter for his effort.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Lawal

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson def. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) to win the Season 10 light heavyweight tournament title