Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was vocal about his displeasure with the UFC after leaving and traditionally hasn’t been the easiest guy to work with. However, it seems the former UFC light heavyweight champ is right at home in Bellator (at least for now) — so much so that he agreed to enter their tournament — and even fight two men at once if it came down to that.
The Toughest Tournament in Sports will debut the opening rounds of the Bellator Season 10 Featherweight Tournament from Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun on Friday, February 28th live on Spike TV. The night will also feature the Bellator Light Heavyweight Semifinals as MMA superstar Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and former champion Christian M’Pumbu clash while King Mo Lawal takes on Russian powerhouse Mikhail Zayats.
MMA saw some strange moments in 2013… From sensei Steven Seagal’s impromptu dance-off in Russia — to clueless ring card girls — to crazy Japanese television featuring Josh Barnett, the bizarreness that often surrounds the MMA world never ceases to entertain. And courtesy of the good folks at Inside MMA, they have provided this highlight reel of some of 2013’s whackiest moments.
ProMMAnow.com reporter Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore caught up with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at Bellator 106 over the weekend in Long Beach to get his thoughts on the event he was originally supposed to headline versus Tito Ortiz on Pay-Per-View. Dan asks one too many questions of Rampage and ends up paying for it.
Following his release from the UFC Joey Beltran was quickly picked by Bellator to replace an injured Tito Ortiz to face Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The two will meet in the main event Nov. 15 live on Spike TV. ProMMAnow.com caught up with “The Mexicutioner” over the weekend at Bellator 106 in Long Beach, Calif., and discussed these recent developments.
Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney was a recent guest on AXS TV’s “Inside MMA” and spoke about a variety of things. He spoke about the upcoming Bellator PPV that’s set to take place on November 2. He also talked about the health of Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz who will be fighting one another in the main event.