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King Mo will be taking a step up to the heavyweight division to face off with Cheick Kongo on February 27th. Scott Coker's Bellator has put on some interesting fights already, and his most recent booking shows that he's not afraid to have guys compete outside of their natural weight class. Today on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, Coker announced that King Mo Lawal would be moving up to heavyweight to face off with Cheick Kongo at Bellator 134. Here's what he had to say: "We're going to put on a read news >>

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Bellator President Scott Coker made the announcement of what he called a “superfight” for Bellator 134. It will be “King Mo” Lawal vs. Cheick Kongo at heavyweight.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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Former Bellator MMA light heavyweight contender Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal will move up to heavyweight for a bout with Cheick Kongo at Bellator 134. read news >>

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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Muhammed Lawal, more affectionately known as 'King' Mo, once pledged to compete at 'moneyweight'. As 2015 rolls around, the Bellator light heavyweight now has his sights set on heavyweight as he'll face UFC veteran Cheick Kongo. The news was made official by Bellator President Scott Coker with Ariel Helwani on Tuesday's The MMA Hour. This marks the fifth time Lawal has competed at heavyweight. Lawal's first two MMA bouts took place in that division, where read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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An injury has forced Bobby Lashley to withdraw from his Bellator 134 fight against James Thompson, sources confirmed with MMAFighting.com. TheMMAReport.com first reported the news on Monday. Muhammed Lawal, who typically fights at light heavyweight, has volunteered to replace Lashley in the heavyweight bout, however, according to sources with knowledge of the situation, that fight isn't a done deal just yet because Thompson has yet to agree to it. The veteran Thompson (20-14, 1 NC) is undefeated read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- King Mo Lawal talks about his friend Daniel Cormier losing to Jon Jones at UFC 182, what Cormier could have done differently, how Cormier would fare in a rematch, where Jones ranks among the all-time greats, and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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One of the joys of bumping into Muhammed Lawal at any event is that, at some point, if you have a digital recorder or at least an ability to ask questions, you can be made privy to his opinions. "King Mo" likes to keep things real. At Sunday’s Grapple at the Garden wrestling event at Madison Square Garden, Lawal was on hand to compete against Rolles Gracie on the mat. Lawal scored a victory in the realm of his default discipline -- wrestling -- but afterwards weighed in on a couple of things. On read news >>

  • a month ago
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The third annual "Grapple at the Garden" amateur wrestling event returned to Madison Square Garden on Sunday (Dec. 21, 2014) in New York City featuring 25 college programs, plus high school wrestling, youth tournaments, and a freestyle main event. But for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fans tuning in, today's online pay-per-view (PPV) was all about the "Team Joe Warren vs. Team Renzo Gracie" showdown featuring notable Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) names like Gray Maynard and Scott Jorgensen read news >>

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NEW YORK – Though mixed martial arts is still banned in New York, that doesn't mean its piecemeal components are. Sunday's Grapple at the Garden event at Madison Square Garden featured wrestling battles between well-known names in the world of MMA, as well as some of the finest wrestlers in the country at the high school and college levels. In the main event of the afternoon affair, Olympic hopeful and New York native Kyle Dake of the U.S. took on world champion Arsen Julfalakyan of Armenia. The read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC and Bellator standouts Gray Maynard, 'King' Mo Lawal and Joe Warren come to the world's most famous arena today, Sunday November 21, 2014 for a series of wrestling matches. The Grapple at the Garden airs live on pay per view at noon EST The 2014 edition of the Grapple at the Garden, an annual showcase for the sport of wrestling in New York City's Madison Square Garden, features some top college wrestling competition, along with a dual meet between two teams hand-picked combat sports stars, h read news >>

  • a month ago
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Bellator star, "King" Mo Lawal weighs in on the UFC lawsuit, why he left AKA, "Black Rob" and his opponent in today's Grapple at the Garden event, Rolles Gracie. Today, the third annual Grapple at the Garden event takes place in New York at the famed Madison Square Garden. The event features wrestling bouts from grade school through collegiate levels and has the team event rematch of Team Joe Warren vs Team Renzo Gracie. Among those on Joe Warren's team is Bellator light heavyweight star, King M read news >>

  • a month ago
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Stream or download Thursday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal and Rob Cardenas.Filed under: Bellator, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio read news >>

  • a month ago
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Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal has a lot to teach Phil “CM Punk” Brooks about fighting, but Lawal could probably pick up a few pointers from Brooks on image management.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Watch the ‘Bellator 131: Uncut’ feature, which goes behind the scenes for the entire main card, including Tito Ortiz, Will Brooks and Muhammed Lawal. Bellator 131, the event that featured the "rebirth" of the promotion as well as one of their more enthralling fight cards in recent memory, was an undeniable success. With the event now behind us, and CEO Scott Coker's legitimacy established under the new regime, check out the behind the scenes feature that takes the Bellator cameras backstage to c read news >>

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