Former TNA and ECW champion Bobby Lashley competed at tonight's Bellator 145 in a re-match against James Thompson, who won a controversial decision over him years ago. Kurt Angle provided color commentary on the fight. You can check out a full recap of the fight below.
Bobby Lashley vs. James Thompson
Round 1: Lashley comes out swinging, but lands an easy single leg takedown and takes Thompson's back. He pounds Thompson out, and that's a wrap. Thompson falls on his face standing up, it looks like his knee got hurt on the takedown.
Official Result: Bobby Lashley defeated James Thompson via TKO, Round 1, 0:56
Lashley moves to 14-2 in his MMA career. He told our own Raj Giri this week that he could see himself fighting Kimbo Slice in 2016, or competing for the Bellator Heavyweight Title. Lashley also said he'd be open to fighting Fedor Emelianenko on New Year's Eve.
After the fight, Lashley said his opponents are going to have to practice more than defense, because nobody can stop his takedowns. He also said that during the fight he heard James Thompson's knee pop
Stay tuned to WrestlingINC, as we'll have full results from Bellator 145 later tonight, which features two championship main events on the show.