Rampage Jackson Defeats Wanderlei Silva In Their Fourth Showdown!
We are live from inside SAP Center in San Jose, California, at the co-main event of Bellator 206, where Wanderlei Silva and Rampage Jackson fight for the fourth time in their careers. Mike Beltran is the referee. In their previous three matches, Wanderlei Silva leads with the score of 2-1.
No tap at the beginning of the match. Rampage attacked immediately with his left hand. Silva challenges Jackson to come forward but fighters are cautious. Jackson pushed him against the fence and Silva tried to return with a knee. Wanderlei Silva missed a high kick, Rampage Jackson missed overhand right. Silva misses again and Jackson pressed him against the fence. Good right hand and knee from Rampage.
The referee says no hits to the back of the head!
Jackson goes to the head and body and Silva starts to circle. The end of the round, probably the round for Rampage Jackson.
Silva missing with a left hook but a good leg kick. Jackson trying left hook, Silva counters with his right hand. Jackson covering up, Silva trying to respond, and good left hand by Rampage. Jackson also checks Silva’s dangerous overhand right attempt. Jackson again pushing him on the fence and hits with a good right hand.
Silva In Trouble!
Wanderlei clinches up, Jackson tries to throw him and ends up with the knee. Uppercut on the fence but Wanderlei Silva brakes free. Jackson throws another knee.
Silva Is Bleeding!
It looks like there is a cut under Silva’s right eye. Jackson ducks under Silva’s punch forcing him to circle. Good left hand by Jackson for the opening.
What A Right Hook By Rampage Jackson!
Silva is down, and Rampage continues raining until the referee stops the fight!
Final Result: Rampage Jackson Defeats Wanderlei Silva via second-round TKO
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Wanderlei Silva drops to 35-14-1, 1 NC MMA, 1-1 Bellator MMA; while Rampage Jackson improves his score to 38-13 MMA, 5-2 Bellator MMA.