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Muhammed Lawal Admits Being Distracted by Crowd Brawl During ‘Rampage’ Rematch

Muhammed Lawal likes a good fight, even ones that don't take place inside a cage or ring. Lawal took on Quinton Jackson in a rematch from their May 2014 bout. While "Rampage" earned a unanimous decision in their first encounter, "King Mo" reigned supreme at Bellator 175. It was his...
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Bellator 175 Ratings: Lawal-Jackson Post Strong Numbers

Thanks to the name-value of Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, Bellator got back on the right track in the ratings. According to a report by Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting, Bellator 175 drew 909,000 viewers and peaked at over 1.3 million - the second-best numbers of the...
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Bellator 175 Highlights: “King Mo” Lawal With The Victory

Bellator 175 went down Friday night on Spike and while many former UFC fighters were featured, it was an ex-Strikeforce champion scoring the biggest win. Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal defeated Quinton "Rampage" Jackson in the main event, avenging a previous decision loss. Complete highlights from the night - including an opening...

Bellator 175 Results: “King Mo” Lawal Handles “Rampage,” Former Champion Falls

Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal didn't let a 40-plus pound weight disadvantage keep him from going on the offensive Friday night, as the former Strikeforce champion defeated Quinton "Rampage" Jackson in the main event of Bellator 175. Lawal was able to get revenge on Jackson and position himself to welcome Ryan...
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Bellator 175: Emmanuel Sanchez Admits ‘Crazy, Hectic’ Week Bothered Him

Emmanuel Sanchez scored the biggest win of his MMA career Friday night at Bellator 175, downing former champion Marcos Galvao. However, Sanchez was disappointed in himself. The fighter missed weight for the bout, which could keep him from moving up as much as he would have in the division. Sanchez...

Scott Coker Discusses Rampage Jackson’s Bellator 175 Performance, Uncertain Future

Bellator 175 wasn't exactly the heavyweight coming out party Quinton "Rampage" Jackson hoped for. Jackson (37–12) has flirted with the weight class in the past, but coming in at 253lbs, seemed fully committed to fighting above light heavyweight. However, while he showed he still has power (particularly in the...

After Ryan Bader, King Mo Wants Winner of Fedor vs. Mitrione

Moneyweight may just be the busiest division in all of MMA. Despite the recent (as in last night) announcement that King Mo Lawal (21–6 (1)) would be facing Ryan Bader (22-5) in the main event of Bellator 180 (prior to the PPV-only Bellator NYC) in June, Mo already has...

Scott Coker Talks King Mo vs. Bader, Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Title Plans

Bellator CEO Scott Coker discussed Bellator's upcoming light heavyweight plans following Bellator 175 Friday. The card, which featured King Mo Lawal evening the score with Quinton "Rampage" Jackson with a unanimous decision win, went down at Chicago's AllState Arena. Talking about the promotion's title picture, Coker made it clear...

Ryan Bader to Meet King Mo Lawal at Bellator 180

"King" Mo Lawal picked up a big win Friday night at Bellator 175 in Chicago, capturing two out of three rounds on all three judges' scorecards to win a unanimous decision in his rematch against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. Following the bout, the promotion had some big news: bringing the...

Bellator 175: Sergei Kharitonov Makes Amends With KO

Sergei Kharitonov was stunned last November in his Bellator debut, dropping a first round decision to Javy Ayala. The Strikeforce and PRIDE veteran would make sure that didn't happen again Friday night at Bellator 175, finishing Chase Gormley in a featured bout that aired on Spike. The win improved Kharitonov's record...
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Bellator 175: Noad Lahat Secures Second Consecutive Submission Victory

Noad Lahat put together another strong performance Friday night at Bellator 175, choking out Lloyd Carter as part of the Spike main card. Lahat (11-2) pushed his Bellator win streak to two in a row, adding to his November finish of Scott Cleve. It marked the sixth submission win of...
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Steve Kozola Scores Quick Finish, Calls Out Dillon Danis

Steve Kozola took his opportunity and ran with it Friday night. Kozola kicked off the Bellator 175 main card on Spike with a 28-second knockout of Jake Roberts. Following the performance, Kozola decided to call-out one of the newest members of the Bellator roster - Dillon Danis. "You don't want these...
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Bellator 175’s Marcos Galvao Against Returning to Bantamweight Division

Marcos Galvao captured Bellator gold in the bantamweight division. But the toll the weight-cut took on his body was too much. Galvao, who faces Emmanuel Sanchez later tonight at Bellator 175, told MMAFighting recently that he'll remain at featherweight moving forward. "I have a different focus right now,” Galvao said. "I...

Report: Rampage Jackson’s Next Fight Will Take Place in UFC

According to Ariel Helwani, no matter the outcome of tonight's Bellator 175 main event, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson will fight in the UFC next. https://twitter.com/arielhelwani/status/847914738851999747 Jackson is scheduled to meet Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal in his second fight back with Bellator after a one-off appearance in the UFC. The former light heavyweight...

Steve Kozola on Fight Against Jake Roberts: ‘You’re Going to See The Gap’

Steve Kozola's unbeaten record will be on the line tonight (March 31). Kozola will compete in a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) bout for the eighth time in his career. His opponent will be Jake Roberts. The two will do battle on the main card of Bellator 175 inside the...