Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will be taking on King Mo in a rematch at Bellator 175 next week.
Rampage won the first fight between the two at Bellator 120 and this time he’s promising to shut up King Mo for the fans.
“The MMA world are not idiots, they’re not fools, they’re not suckers,” Jackson said at the Bellator 175 conference call. “They know a real rivalry when they see one and they know ‘King Mo’ has got a big mouth. Most MMA fans want me to shut his mouth.”
The former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion is currently undefeated in Bellator MMA competition with a record of 4-0-0.
King Mo has been talking a lot of trash for his rematch with Rampage and that’s something that has been motivating for the fighter.
“You guys have no idea how much ‘King Mo’ motivates me – the guy’s mouth is ridiculous,” Jackson said. “That’s what I need. I wish more of my opponents would talk (expletive) like ‘King Mo.’ A lot of times, I’m not even motivated most times I fight. I don’t even care. I’m going to keep it real: I enjoy fighting, I love the fighting, but the training is the part that I have to get motivated for. I’m a natural fighter. I can fight any day, anybody, anywhere in the world. I don’t care. I enjoy the fighting part. But the training is what I have to get motivated for, and ‘King Mo’ has motivated me more in this camp than I’ve been motivated in several years.”
Bellator 175 takes place on Friday, March 31 from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois with Rampage Jackson and King Mo headlining. Fightful will be providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.
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