Found January 25, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
PLAYERS: Ben Askren
Bellator made it second appearance on Spike TV last night, hoping to build on the momentum from their successful debut with the UFC’s former broadcasting partner. They certainly brought the goods, stacking the card with a welterweight title fight, the debut of superstar King Mo and also kicked off their season 8 welterweight tournament. While many of the match-ups were noticeably one-sided on paper, the results and action certainly didn’t disappoint those in need of a midweek MMA fix. -Ben Askren crushes Karl Amoussou, securing the finish after Round 3 Askren has been repeatedly criticized in the past for his “boring” style, but on Thursday night he did well to silence his critics, picking up his first stoppage victory since his Bellator debut 3 years back. Amoussou did come out strong on the feet in the first and also threatened with a leg lock in the second, but inevitably Askren got him down and kept him there both times. He opened up a cut above Amoussou’s eye in the first, and ...
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