King Mo vs. Mikhail Zayats

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The Season 10 Light Heavyweight Tournament gets underway as King Mo returns to the Bellator cage to face Season 8 Tournament finalist Mikhail Zayats.

IN BELLATOR WE HAVE EIGHT-MAN

TOURNAMENTS AND FOUR-MAN TUMPLT.

THIS IS FOUR-MAN TOURNAMENT IN

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT.

MIKHAEL ZAYATS OR HIS OPPONENT

KING MO WILL GO THROUGH TO THE

FINAL WITH A VICTORY IN THIS

BOUT.

ROUND NUMBER ONE.

ZAYATS IN THE WHITE TRUNKS, KING

MO IN THE BLACK TRUNKS.

>> MO HOLDING THE CENTER OF THE

CAGE, JIMMY.

A SINGLE TAKEDOWN.

>> HE WANTED A TAKEDOWN, GET ON

TOP.

PRESSURE AND PAIN.

THAT'S WHAT HIS GROUND AND POUND

IS ALL ABOUT.

>> MO AN AMAZING AMATEUR

WRESTLER PEDIGREE, DIVISION 2

NATIONAL CHAMPION AT THE

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

HE'S FALLEN IN LOVE WITH BOXING.

HE WORKS WITH MAYWEATHER, THE

UNCLE OF FLOYD MAYWEATHER, JR.

>> HE'S AT HIS BEST WHEN HE

MIXES IT UP, THE TAKEDOWN AND

HIS BOXING.

THEY WORK TOGETHER SEAMLESSLY.

THAT'S WHEN HE'S AT HIS BEST.

>> THREW IN THE OLD SCHOOL FOR

YOU BECAUSE I KNOW YOU REMEMBER

JAZZY.

>> I REMEMBER MAYWEATHER.

BACK TO HIS FEET.

>> GOOD LEFT HAND.

>> NICE LOOK OVER THE TOP.

>> ZAYATS SAID KING MO IS A

WRESTLER OR BOXER IN MMA.

HE NEVER PUTS ANYTHING TOGETHER.

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THAT

ASSESSMENT.

>> WHEN HE DOESN'T DO THAT,

THAT'S WHEN HE HAS TROUBLE.

WHEN HE GOES TOGETHER WELL,

THAT'S WHEN HE'S AT HIS BEST.

>> THIS SEMIFINAL IN THE LIGHT

HEAVYWEIGHT TOURNAMENT FOLLOWING

THIS BOUT IS THE OTHER

SEMIFINAL.

THAT IS OUR MAIN EVENT OF THE

EVENING.

CHRISTIAN M'PUMBU VERSUS RAMPAGE

JACKSON.

FROM ZAYATS BUT NOTHING LANDING.

GREAT LEFT HAND FOR KING MO.

>> RIGHT-HAND OVER THE TOP.

>> MO DOES HAVE A LOT OF SPEED,

WHEN HE THROWS UNORTHODOX

STRIKES.

>> HARD TO OUTBOX KING MO, BUT

YOU CAN BEAT HIM STRIKING.

NUNES KNOCKED HIM OUT.

ALL KINDS OF TROUBLE WITH KICKS

IN THE REMATCH.

KEEPS KING MO OFF BALANCE.

>> A KICK FROM ZAYATS.

>> KING MO KEEPING HIS HANDS A

LOT HIGHER IN THIS FIGHT.

THE FIGHT WITH NUNES, USED THE

SHOULDER ROLL.

HARD TO USE IN MMA.

>> KING MO GOING OUT, ZAYATS

COMING FORWARD.

>> BASED ON A SHOT THERE FROM

KING MO.

>> GOOD RIGHT-HAND BY MO.

>> STEPPING IN AND FIGHTING.

>> 80 SECONDS REMAINING ROUND

NUMBER ONE.

>> A LOT OF GUYS, GREAT BOXERS.

TIGHT LINE.

IN MMA DON'T ALWAYS GET TIGHT

LINES, A LOT OF LINES THEY

WEREN'T PREPARED FOR IN

SPARRING.

>> KEEP YOUR HANDS TIGHT, DON'T

HAVE TO WORRY AS MUCH ABOUT THE

LINES.

THAT'S WHAT KING MO IS DOING

THIS TIME AROUND.

>> TRYING TO COUNTER BACK WITH

BIG SHOTS.

FIND HIS SPACE OR OFFENSE.

RIGHT NOW HE'S WAITING ON KING

MO A LITTLE BIT.

>> JUST AFTER THROWING THAT

RIGHT-HAND.

>> SHOWING A LOT OF RESPECT FOR

ONE ANOTHER.

>> NO QUESTION.

>> KING MO WHO AT TIMES HAS BEEN

REALLY SOME OF OF HIS OPPONENT'S

MMA CAREER HAD A LOT OF GOOD

THINGS TO SAY ABOUT ZAYATS.

>> STEPPING IN NOW.

RIGHT-HAND.

BLOOD COMING OUT OF THE MOUTH OF

KING MO.

CLOSING SECONDS OF ROUND NUMBER

ONE.