‘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.

“Strikeforce: Nashville” conference call with King Mo and Gegard Mousasi – notes and audio

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, and Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Gegard Mousasi joined the media in a conference call on Tuesday for their upcoming April 17 title fight in Nashville, Tenn. Lawal and Mousasi will compete in one of three title fights on the “Strikeforce: Nashville” card taking place at Bridgestone Arena … Read more

King of Sengoku – PRO MMA exclusive interview with Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal

Ryo Kawamura came to the SENGOKU 7 press conference with his King of Pancrase belt slung over his shoulder and carried another one of his title belts under his arm. All the accolades and awards did nothing to help Kawamura when he stepped into the ring against “King Mo,” Muhammed Lawal on Friday, March 20, 2009 in Tokyo.

It was Mo’s fourth professional bout and it was Kawamura’s fifteenth. However, to the untrained eye watching the fight, one would swear Mo was the veteran. The Oklahoma State wrestling champion had his first pro MMA fight only six months ago and he is now headlining arenas in Japan in front of tens of thousands of fans. That is not normal.

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