Rampage Jackson vs. 'King Mo' Lawal: Twitter Reacts to Main Event

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Rampage Jackson vs. 'King Mo' Lawal: Twitter Reacts to Main Event
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Bellator 120 featured a sloppy main event between two former champions in Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and "King" Mo Lawal. The bout was hyped up as the biggest grudge match in MMA, but when the cage door was locked and the two squared off, the fight fell short like so many other similarly billed fights.

Lawal would attack with his wrestling. Jackson did a good enough job defending. In the end, "Rampage" would get a narrow nod from the judges in front of his hometown crowd.

While the main event was something of a dud, it was still a rare time when Bellator got the sole attention of the MMA universe. Naturally, fans, fighters and the media took to Twitter to discuss the bouts.

From the get-go, many aired their dissatisfaction regarding the fight itself:

When the fight was over, the result seemed like a foregone conclusion, with many picking Lawal to have taken the fight:

The scorecards, however, did not agree with that sentiment. Jackson received a unanimous 29-28 nod from the judges, which didn't sit well with many:

After the scorecards were read, Lawal ripped into Bellator president Bjorn Rebney:

The insults got mixed reactions, but were generally regarded as silly:

While the fight disappointed, Mo might have contributed to MMA folklore with his post-fight eruption. We'll see how things pan out with both fighters, and with Bellator as a whole.

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