Bellator wanted Lawal to win divisional gold so bad they created an interim title despite the linear champion being healthy. The belt was put on the line in a rematch between Lawal and Emanuel Newton, giving “King Mo” a chance to show his embarrassing knockout loss to the former MFC star was a fluke. When the dust settled, it was Newton who ended up with his hand raised as a product of superior stand-up and cardio leading to a decision nod.
Bellator’s ninth season is in the books thanks to last night’s lineup for Bellator 109. The show capped off a twelve-event run for the organization and featured some of the all-out action fans have become accustomed to when tuning in to watch the company’s competitors on Spike TV. The last few months of Bellator history were definitely some of the most memorable to date for numerous reasons, not all of them necessarily good. Here are ten of the things standing out above all others in that regard… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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