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Still watching the King Mo knockout

King Mo arrives at Spike TV's 6th Annual

King Mo arrives at Spike TV's 6th Annual "Guys Choice Awards" at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California. (June 2, 2012) (Credit: Getty)

Late to the party on this one a bit, since I passed out on the couch Thursday night. But watching the Bellator fights the following night, I was treated -- like many of you were -- to a fascinating knockout of King Mo Lawal by Emanuel Newton.


Emanuel Newton and his spinning back fist, thrown blindly and landing flush to the face of King Mo, the prohibitive favorite to win the Bellator light heavyweight tournament.

Not so much now.

Here's the knockout once more (or as many more times as you choose to watch it):

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