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.

Emanuel Newton knocks out ‘King Mo’ Lawal *Video*

King Mo, Bellantor 90, Emanuel Newto

The Bellator 90 event that took place on Thursday night was full of action and exciting knockouts. However, the biggest news coming out of the event was “King Mo” Lawal’s knockout loss to Emanuel Newton. Lawal was the tournament favorite but overconfidence and a huge spinning backfist broke Lawal down like a sack of rocks.

Bellator $100K Welterweight Tournament Semifinals set for Utah on Feb. 21

The Bellator MMA Welterweight Tournament is set for Feb. 21 in Utah’s Maverik Center live on Spike TV. Bryan Baker will replace an injured Brent Weedman in the tournament and face off against Douglas Lima. Ben Saunders will take on Raul Amaya for a spot in the welterweight tournament finals.

Invicta FC to stream ‘Baszler vs. McMann’ event FREE on Saturday

Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its much-anticipated Baszler vs. McMann, 14-fight women’s professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, live in its entirety and free of charge to a worldwide audience on the promotion’s website,, from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. on Saturday, July 28.