Watch King Mo knock out Seth Petruzelli at Bellator MMA 96 *VIDEO*

Bellator Fighting Championships kicked off their Summer Series 2013 in a big way Wednesday night LIVE on Spike TV from the Windstar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla. In the main event Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal silenced the critics with a devastating first round starching of “Kimbo Killa” Seth Petruzelli, who had been taunting and mocking King Mo in the weeks leading up to their light heavyweight tournament semifinal bout.

King Mo denies ‘fighting cocky’ led to knockout loss against Newton

We heard from King Mo’s boxing coach Jeff Mayweather yesterday in an interview. Now we’ve got a quote from Mo about what happened from his perspective at Bellator 90 last week where he suffered a first round knockout loss to Emanuel Newton, and how he plans to deal with it and make adjustments moving forward.

Boxing Coach Jeff Mayweather talks King Mo’s KO loss at Bellator 90 *VIDEO*

King Mo’s boxing coach Jeff Mayweather discusses his fighter’s disappointing knockout loss to Emanuel Newton at Bellator 90 last Thursday in the Season 8 light heavyweight tournament semifinal round.

Interview: King Mo on Bellator debut, TNA wrestling, potential bout with Rampage, boxing vs. Kimbo Slice

ProMMAnow.com’s Dan “The Wolfman” caught up King Mo Lawal and his boxing coach Jeff Mayweather last week at Bellator 85 in Irvine, Calif. Mo talked about his upcoming Bellator debut which takes place this Thursday on Spike TV. He also discussed his pro wrestling training for TNA Impact, which he calls “harder than MMA”, and he and his boxing coach Jeff Mayweather shared their opinion on the idea of a boxing match between Mo and Kimbo Slice, and fighting Rampage Jackson in the Bellator cage.

Video: King Mo drops sparring partner in preparation for Bellator debut

So much for “what happens in the gym, stays in the gym” — just a week-and-a-half before Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal is set to make his Bellator debut at Bellator 86 in Oklahoma, this video has surfaced of Mo dropping his sparring partner at Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas.

Hell freezes over: King Mo and Rampage become BFFs

It wasn’t that long ago Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson spewed vitriol at one another like Tony Soprano vs. Tom Kane and were probably just a couple insults away from meeting in a back alley parking lot for some bare-knuckle score-settling.

Video: King Mo talks signing with TNA wrestling and Bellator

ProMMAnow.com’s resident old-school MMA guru Dan “The Wolfman” sat down with Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal this past week to talk about his new deal with TNA Impact Wrestling and Bellator Fighting Championships that will allow him to perform as a pro wrestler and compete as a pro MMA fighter simultaneously.

King Mo signs dual pro MMA-pro wrestling deal with Bellator and TNA

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (8-1, 1 NC) has signed a deal to compete in both pro mixed martial arts with Bellator Fighting Championshps and in pro wrestling with TNA Impact Wrestling.

Photo of the Day: Spike TV crowns a new King

At 2 p.m. ET today, Spike TV is holding a media conference call to announce major talent deal involving Bellator Fighting Championships and TNA Wrestling. It looks like that talent deal could involve none other than former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal.

‘King Mo’ Lawal released from Strikeforce after Twitter outburst

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion “King Mo” Lawal has been released from his contract following statements he made on Twitter regarding a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing he attended Tuesday.