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Jackson stops Silva in second-round in fourth meeting

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson defeated Wanderlei Silva on Saturday night at Bellator 206. The fight was exclusively DAZN at the SAP Center in San Jose, California.

The 40-year-old Jackson improved to 2-2 against Silva. The Memphis, Tennessee native knocked Silva out via TKO in the second round.

MMA fighter Quinton "Rampage" Jackson grapples with Satoshi Ishii in the main event at Bellator 157

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson grapples with Satoshi Ishii (Getty Images)

He also improved to 38-13 in his career. This was his first win in his past three bouts. He lost to Chael Sonnen at Bellator 192 – Jackson vs. Sonnen by a unanimous decision.

Jackson also was defeated by Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal on March 31st, 2017 at Bellator 175 – Rampage vs. King Mo 2. He also lost this bout by unanimous decision.

Prior to his win over Silva, his last win came against Satoshi Ishii at Bellator 157 – Dynamite 2 on June 24th, 2016. He won that fight via a split decision.

His last win that came via a TKO was nearly five-years ago. He defeated Joey Beltran at Bellator 108 via TKO (Punches) on November 15th, 2013.

The 42-year-old Silva fell to 35-14-1-1 in his MMA career. He is now on a two-fight losing streak.

Besides losing to Jackson, he also lost to Sonnen at Bellator 180 by a unanimous decision on June 24th, 2017.

This was his first knockout loss since losing at UFC 132 to Chris Leben in the first-round at UFC 132. However, it’s his first TKO knockout loss since losing to Vitor Belfort at UFC 17.5: Ultimate Brazil on October 16th, 1998 at Portuguesa Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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