Strikeforce light heavyweight champ “King Mo” Lawal talks about his Team Thirsty co-hort and friend Rashad Evans, regarding his preparation for this weekend’s bout with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at UFC 114. Lawal has been training with Evans for this fight and believes Rampage brings nothing more than a puncher’s chance.
NEW YORK (March 22, 2010) – An impressive winner in his mixed martial arts (MMA) debut, two-time United States Olympic Games wrestling team member and former NCAA Division I national championship runner up Daniel Cormier will attempt to make it two in a row this Friday, March 26, at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., … Read more
Mixed martial arts needs great wrestlers. One might even say it is the life blood of our sport. It has long been thought of as the best base for any athlete transitioning into MMA. Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) recently spoke to Team Thirsty member Shawn Bunch about his heavily decorated wrestling career, as well as … Read more
One of the only non-MMA members of Muhammed Lawal’s loosely-affiliated Team Thirsty, Shawn Bunch, won a spot of the U.S. World Cup Freestyle Team. In the finals of a three-person round robin, Bunch defeated 2008 NCAA champion and four-time all-American Coleman Scott. Bunch is still actively competing in wrestling, but if you believe Lawal he … Read more
Here is “King Mo” Lawal’s Strikeforce debut against “Iron” Mike Whitehead. Prior to the fight, Whitehead didn’t seem to think much of Mo, and could not understand why so much attention was being paid to a guy with only five fights. All of Whitehead’s experience, extra weight, and training partners couldn’t help him once the … Read more