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Video: King Mo outworks well-fed Rampage, booked to fight Ryan Bader at Bellator 180 in NYC

Rampage Jackson vs. King Mo 2 was a rematch no one in the MMA World ever asked for. Literally no one. Years after their first fight, at Bellator 175 Jackson and Mo were once again locked in the cage together but this time it was at heavyweight.

Not King Mo money-weight but at Unmotivated Rampage Jackson weight, a new Bellator weight class that is likely done after this fight.

Then the fight went on for three whole round with neither man really putting their stamp on the fight. Heading into the final round with the fight dead even, Mo out hustled a tired, disinterested 253 pound Jackson to a decision win. Mo had the wrestling and Jackson did flash his former KO power but it was not enough to overcome his lack of physical fitness.

Seconds after Mo was announced the winner, Ryan Bader was ushered into the cage to square off with King. Mo vs. Bader was then announced for Bellator’s pay per view in NYC on June 24th. Whoa.

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Tommy Messano is a writer residing in Gilbert, Arizona who is best known for his work as a Mixed Martial Arts journalist. His work has been featured on a number of publications, including Sherdog.com, MiddleEasy.com, ESPN.com, the abandoned WCL.com as well as his own site, ULTMMA.com (R.I.P).

An Arizona State University alum he can often be found marketing and public relating things to people when not writing on The Internet.