WATCH: ‘Jamaican monster’ Jason Jackson dethrones undefeated champion with BRUTAL upper cut
Jason Jackson became the Bellator welterweight champion by producing an epic upset in the main event of Bellator 301.
Jason Jackson beat Yaroslav Amosov in UFC 301 (via X)
Jason Jackson faced the undefeated Yaroslav Amosov for the welterweight championship. This fight went down as the main event of Bellator 301 in Chicago. He shocked the MMA world by stopping the Ukrainian champion in the third round via TKO. To everyone’s surprise, he was a hefty underdog in this fight but came out as the victor.
Yaroslav Amosov was predominantly a wrestler and tried taking down the challenger multiple times. But Jason Jackson stuffed all of his takedowns to keep the fight standing. In the third round, a right cross-left hook-right cross combination landed home from Jackson, putting the champion down. That was the beginning of the end. When he tried to wrestle his way out, Jackson kept his distance and punched him back to back until the referee stopped the fight.
This was a massive win for Jason Jackson. Previously, he became the champion of LFA and Titan FC before coming to Bellator. After losing his second Bellator fight, he stacked up a six-fight win streak to get the title shot. He finally made it through the undefeated Yaroslav Amosov to become the promotion’s welterweight champion.
Jason Jackson beat the former Bellator champion Douglas Lima and former UFC champion Benson Henderson on his win streak to the title. With a record of 17 wins and four losses, the champion is on the rise. On the other hand, Yaroslav Amosov had a clean record of 27 wins with one Bellator title defense, but now Jackson handed him his first professional loss.
Fans react to Jason Jackson beating Yaroslav Amosov in Bellator 301
Yaroslav Amosov won the Bellator welterweight title from Douglas Lima and defended it once. Now, he lost the title to Jamaican Jason Jackson in Bellator 301. Jackson stunned everyone with his performance against the undefeated Ukrainian. He had previously tried to enter the UFC twice through The Ultimate Fighter and DWCS but failed to do so. Finally, he found his grove in Bellator and won the championship with a feather on his cap.
Jason Jackson was the underdog as he took on the welterweight champion in Bellator 301. However, he stunned everyone by beating Yaroslav Amosov via TKO in the third round. Fans reacted to the performance of the Jamaican. Here are a few interesting reactions:
Fans congratulated and rained down praise to the newly crowned Bellator welterweight champion. They were impressed by Jason Jackson’s performance against the undefeated champion. With this win, Jackson created an epic upset in Bellator history. He would look to rack up title defenses in the future.
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