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Rampage Jackson signs with Bellator and TNA

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has signed to fight for

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Former Pride and UFC champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has signed a multi-year deal with Bellator MMA, TNA Wrestling and Spike TV, the companies announced Tuesday.

Rampage has always been an outspoken individual, evidenced by his interviews and his time as a coach on "The Ultimate Fighter" opposite rival Rashad Evans.

As part of his deal, Rampage (32-11) will be...

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Bellator + big names = hit or miss

King Mo Lawal controlled Gegard Mousasi on the

(Credit: Strikeforce / Esther Lin)

As quickly as the outrage over Jon Fitch being cut by the UFC spread across the Internet and social media last week, so too did calls for the former welterweight title contender to join Bellator or the World Series of Fighting

Even Dana White, the president of the UFC and the guy who cut Fitch, said as much.

"I'm glad that so many people are behind him," White said in the media...

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Still watching the King Mo knockout

King Mo arrives at Spike TV's 6th Annual

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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.

Who?

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...

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