The Bellator light-Hw champion and Tuf 8 tournament winner Ryan Bader entered this fight with a professional mma record of 24-5-0 (54% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). He lost to Anthony Johnson in 2016 (Johnson vs Bader) but then he has won four bouts beating Phil Davis (Davis vs Bader 2) and Linton Vassell in 2017 (Ryan Bader vs Linton Vassell).
His opponent, the former Strikeforce light-Hw champion Muhammed King Mo Lawal, has an official record of 21-6-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 heavyweight. He was defeated by Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic in 2016 (Cro Cop vs Lawal) but he came back to win in 2017 with Quinton Rampage Jackson (Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Muhammed King Mo Lawal 2). Bader vs King Mo, main event of Bellator 199, is the quarterfinal of the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix Tournament. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 199: Bader vs King Mo
Where: SAP Center, San Jose, California, United States
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Bader’s previous fight: Ryan Bader vs Linton Vassell
King Mo’s previous fight: Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Muhammed King Mo Lawal 2
Bader’s next fight: Ryan Bader vs Matt Mitrione
King Mo’s next fight: Muhammed King Mo Lawal vs Liam McGeary
Bader vs King Mo full fight video:
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Official video (USA)