Bellator MMA has put ink to paper to keep one of its biggest names in the fold.
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has only lost one of his last six fights, that one coming in a rematch against Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal at Bellator 175 in March, but that didn’t dismay the promotion whatsoever. Four of those five wins came in Bellator, and that’s very much where it would like him to stay.
And a press release confirms that after “extensive” negotiations with Jackson’s manager Tiki Ghosn at Arsenal Sports Agency, Jackson has renewed with Bellator for a multi-fight deal. Jackson himself had this to say about his new contract:
“I am excited for this new beginning and looking forward to an action-packed 2018. I can’t wait to get back in the cage and put on exciting fights for both the ‘Rampage’ and Bellator fans.”
Bellator President Scott Coker was also pleased with the result of their extensive negotiations with the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion:
“With ‘Rampage’ Jackson, you know what you’re going to get every time he steps inside the Bellator cage – an exciting fight and interest from fans all over the world. I knew that keeping ‘Rampage’ with Bellator was integral to our continued growth as a promotion and I’m pleased that we were able to come to an agreement.”
Undoubtedly, viewers and fight fans of Bellator MMA are, too. Jackson’s current record stands at 37-12 with 16 wins by knockout and seven by submission.
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