Was the scuffle between Rampage and King Mo at Bellator planned?

by Chris Palmquist |

In the main event of the night Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson knocked out Christian M'Pumbu to advance to the finals of the Bellator light heavyweigh tournament. During the post-fight, Jackson was joined in the ring by fellow finalist King Mo, and the two had a bit of an altercation:

Lawal will meet Rampage in the finals of the tournament and the animosity between the two is probably real, but this altercation may not have been.

A Sherdog journalist tweeted tonight that he spoke with Mike Mazzulli, head of the Mohegan Sun Athletic Commission:

Mohegan regulator Mike Mazzulli tells me likely no sanctions for Rampage/Mo scuffle b/c Bellator told him at weigh-ins it would happen

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Both King Mo and Muhammed Lawal also wrestling professional for TNA on Spike TV and it's not unlikely that the scuffle was a bit staged to build up hype for the fight. Regardless, the two will fight for real next month to determine the Bellator tournament champion.

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ulvjap site profile image  

3/2/14 9:54 PM by ulvjap

I'm the first to call shenanigans, but the heat between these two seemed very, very real during the press conference. Rampage provided some quality laughs too. Say what you will, he has charisma. Mo did himself no favors though, his last response during the presser was "fuck the fans".

OnlyTheStrongSurvive site profile image  

3/2/14 6:42 PM by OnlyTheStrongSurvive

They patched it up a long time ago lol

SpicyTaco20 site profile image  

3/2/14 1:04 PM by SpicyTaco20

Bad blood? They were extremely close friends not to long ago

BooZe site profile image  

3/2/14 9:31 AM by BooZe

Lmfao I said the same thing

AdmiralCackbar site profile image  

3/2/14 9:25 AM by AdmiralCackbar

Barely grazed him? Wtf?

onandon site profile image  

3/2/14 9:23 AM by onandon

can't believe how many of you are into WWE - if you can't realize that was forced as fuck, you are kidding yourself.

Bellator Fan site profile image  

3/2/14 8:54 AM by Bellator Fan

UFC and boxing have staged shoving matches all the time.

iCameiLostiRetiredDiaz site profile image  

3/2/14 8:51 AM by iCameiLostiRetiredDiaz

Are you serious? That was a legit ko. Staged brawl.... Yes. Staged ko? Gtfo

iCameiLostiRetiredDiaz site profile image  

3/2/14 8:49 AM by iCameiLostiRetiredDiaz

Thats so true its sad.... I miss stanky bref Rampage

xtrordinaire site profile image  

3/2/14 8:34 AM by xtrordinaire

If you thought that was real u still believe in Santa Claus or u watch wrestling.. Lol There is absolutely nothing wrong with selling a fight me as a fan I like it but this shit was pretty damn corny