In late 2013, one of the sport’s all-time legends made his move to Bellator after a dozen fights in the UFC, and he didn’t disappoint.
Quinton Jackson may have had a rough final few fights in the UFC – he left on a three-fight skid. But when he signed with Bellator, it was with renewed vigor, and he made his presence known quickly with a first-round knockout of fellow UFC veteran Joey Beltran.
That win started a five-fight winning streak for “Rampage,” though one of those was back in the UFC after an odd contract squabble and legal wrangling between the two promotions. But now Jackson is back in Bellator, and has his sights set on the promotion’s heavyweight title.
A week from tonight, Jackson (37-12 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) will headline Bellator 192 against Chael Sonnen (29-15-1 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) in the opening round of Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix. Their fight takes place at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., and airs on Paramount Network following prelims on MMAjunkie.
But ahead of that initial tournament fight, check out how “Rampage” took out Beltran at Bellator 108 in November 2013 to get back on track in the video above.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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