At Thursday night’s Bellator 90 event, TNA star King Mo lost via first round KO to Emanuel Baker. The fight was a light heavyweight tournament semifinal bout. Mo signed with Bellator MMA and TNA Wrestling back in May of 2012, with the hopes that he would be a cross over star for the Spike TV shows.
Here is a recap of the fight…
Light Heavyweight Semifinal Bout: Muhammed Lawal (204.3) vs. Emanuel Newton (204.8)
ROUND ONE: I would like to point out that Newton walked out to a song off the new Hatebreed album #TIMETOMURDERIT. Now then, the fighters trade in the center of the cage. Newton jabs. Newton is throw a lot of quick jabs. Big hook from Mo. Head kick from Newton. Mo responds with a quick combo. Newton is scoring due to his quickness. Mo rushes in and is caught. Mo steps in and OH MY GOD!!! Spinning back fist just FUCKING KO’ED KING MO! HARDCORE FOR LIFE!!! Another candidate for KO of the year!
OFFICIAL RESULT: WINNER – Emanuel Newton by KTFO at 2:35 of round 1.