Quinton “Rampage” Jackson Fined $10,000 For Pushing King Mo Before Bellator 120

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has been fined $10,000 for his pre-fight altercation with Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal during the Bellator 120 weigh-in’s last Friday afternoon by the Mississippi Athletic Commission and waas almost taken off the card altogether.

Jon Lewis, head of the Mississippi Athletic Commission, spoke to sources Monday revealing that Jackson’s push of Lawal is not allowed during pre-fight conduct between licensed combatants. Lewis stated Jackson was being fined for the act, but when he informed Jackson after the weigh-ins he was to be charged for the act, Lewis said Jackson became extremely irate. Lewis described Jackson as an “out of control individual to the ninth degree.”

Following the weigh-ins, Lewis said Jackson ‘”got very heated. More so on his side. I’m not going to let him push me over.” Lewis claims Jackson then used a number of expletives in close physical quarters to communicate his displeasure with the commission decision. “He got very irate and at this point was f-bombing me pretty bad,” Lewis said.

It was also revealed that a conversation about removing Jackson from the card altogether was had by Lewis and Bellator’s CEO, Bjorn Rebney but the action was decided against. He instead was given a large fine.

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