TAG: Bellator 120

2014 MMA fight – Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal – full fight Video Bellator 120

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-05-17, pretty good second part of the fight but it is not enough to get three stars: Quinton Jackson vs Muhammed Lawal gets two. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 34-11-0 (68% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 light heavyweight in the world, he was the Ufc light-Hw champion from May 2007 (defeating Chuck Liddell) to July 2008 (when he was beat by Forrest Griffin) but between 2011 and 2013 he lost three consecutive fights in the Ufc and he was released. Rampage made his Bellator debut in November 2013 beating Joey Beltran (=Jackson vs Beltran) and he won the Bellator light-hw semifinal in 2014 against Christian M’Pumbu (=Rampage vs M’Pumbu).
His opponent, Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal, has an official record of 12-3-0 (75% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones), he won the Strikeforce light-Hw title in 2010 defeating Gegard Mousasi but he lost the belt at his first defense against Rafael Cavalcante. Lawal suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced Emanuel Newton in their rematch (=Lawal vs Newton 2 – ‘King Mo’ had already lost the first bout Lawal vs Newton I) but he came back to victory in 2014 beating Mikhail Zayats (=Lawal vs Zayats). ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs Lawal is the final of the Bellator light heavyweight tournament, main event of Bellator 120; they also faced each other a second time on March 31, 2017 (=Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Muhammed King Mo Lawal 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Michael Chandler vs Will Brooks – fight Video Bellator 120

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-05-17, the fight between Michael Chandler and Will Brooks gets three stars thanks to a good second part of the bout. Michael Chandler entered this fight with a professional mma record of 12-1-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 lightweight in the world, last year he fought three times successfully defending the Bellator Lw title in his first two bouts, against Rick Hawn (=Chandler vs Hawn) and David Rickels (=Chandler vs Rickels), but then he lost the belt when he faced Eddie Alvarez in their second bout (via split decision Chandler vs Alvarez 2). On the original fight card Chandler was expected to face Alvarez for the third time but the champion was forced to withdraw.
His opponent, Will Brooks, has a record of 13-1-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.18 in the same weight class, he suffered his only defeat in 2013 when he faced Saad Awad for the first time (=Brooks vs Awad I), since then he has fought and won four times and he managed to defeat Awad in their rematch (=Brooks vs Awad 2); Brooks won the Bellator Lw tournament final against Alexander Sarnavskiy in his last bout(=Sarnavskiy vs Brooks). Currently the #1 in this division is Anthony Pettis. Chandler vs Brooks is valid for the interim Bellator lightweight title (they also faced each other a second time on November 15, 2014 Brooks vs Chandler 2); undercard of Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs ‘King Mo’ Lawal – Bellator 120. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Alexander Shlemenko vs Tito Ortiz – full fight Video Bellator 120

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-05-17, the fight between Alexander Shlemenko and Tito Ortiz gets three stars thanks to a good finish. Alexander Shlemenko entered this fight with a mma record of 50-7-0 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 middleweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2010 when he faced Hector Lombard for the Bellator Mw title (via unanimous decision), since then he has collected 13 consecutive wins and managed to win the Bellator belt defeating Maiquel Falcao in 2013 (=Shlemenko vs Falcao). In this bout (against Ortiz) the Russian moved up in weight class to the light heavyweight division.
His opponent, Tito Ortiz, has a record of 16-11-1 (69% finishing rate) and he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since July 7, 2012 when he was defeated by Forrest Griffin in their third bout (=Griffin vs Ortiz 3). Ortiz was the Ufc light heavyweight champion from April 2000 (when he defeated Wanderlei Silva) to September 2003 (beat by Randy Couture) but now he is 39 years old (10 years older than Shlemenko) and he lost seven out of his last nine fights. Shlemenko vs Ortiz is on the undercard of Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs ‘King Mo’ Lawal – Bellator 120. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Alexander Volkov vs Blagoi Ivanov – full fight Video Bellator 120

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-05-17, pretty good finish but it is not enough to get three stars: Alexander Volkov vs Blagoi Ivanov gets two. Alexander Volkov entered this fight with a mma record of 21-4-0 (81% finishing rate, with just one victory via submission) and he is ranked as the No.19 heavyweight in the world, he won the Bellator Hw title in 2012 defeating Richard Hale (=Hale vs Volkov) but then he lost the belt at his first defense against Vitaly Minakov (=Volkov vs Minakov); after that bout he has fought and won twice.
His opponent, the undefeated Blagoi Ivanov, has a perfect record of 11-0-0 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class, he is a black belt in judo but he also won the World Sambo Championships in 2008 (defeating Fedor Emelianenko in the semifinal!!); he has already fought twice in 2014 defeating Rich Hale and Lavar Johnson (=Johnson vs Ivanov). Volkov vs Ivanov is the final of the Bellator heavyweight tournament, undercard of Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs ‘King Mo’ Lawal – Bellator 120. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Michael Page vs Ricky Rainey – full fight Video Bellator 120

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-05-17, good single shots between Michael Page and Ricky Rainey but it is not enough to get three stars. The undefeated Michael Page, also known as ‘The UK’s Anderson Silva’, entered this fight with a pro mma record of 5-0-0 (100% finishing rate, all in the first round!), he has won 10 world championships in freestyle kickboxing but his unorthodox fighting style includes also karate and kung fu.
His opponent, Ricky Rainey, has a record of 8-2-0 (75% finishing rate), he made his Bellator debut one month ago defeating Andy Murad in the first round. ‘Venom’ Page vs Rainey is on the undercard of Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs ‘King Mo’ Lawal – Bellator 120. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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