- 2 years ago
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In another devastating blow, former Strikeforce champ Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal has been released from his Strikeforce contract.
UFC president Dana White today confirmed the news to MMAjunkie.com but declined to comment on the release.
Following a nine-month suspension issued today by the Nevada State
Athletic Commission, Lawal lashed out on Twitter, which led to his
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Bellator light-heavyweight competitor Muhammed Lawal delves into the reasons why he does not think the UFC and Bellator are rivals. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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STOCKHOLM - Former Strikeforce champ Muhammed Lawal is still unemployed
and unlicensed, but UFC president Dana White on Saturday seemed to
suggest there may be a light at the end of the tunnel for "King Mo."
White praised Lawal for his recent dealings with the Nevada State
Athletic Commission and suggested he would be
willing to at least talk about a return to Zuffa umbrella.
"We'll see how this whole thing goes down," White said. "The fact that
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- 3 years ago
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MMAjunkie.com Radio today breaks down Saturday's UFC 134 event with Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal, who fights Roger Gracie at next month's "Strikeforce Grand Prix: Barnett vs. Kharitonov" event.
We also catch up with UFC on Versus 5 winner Duane "Bang" Ludwig.
MMAjunkie.com Radio airs from 12-2 p.m. ET (9-11 a.m. PT) live from
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Listen to and
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- 4 years ago
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Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal says it was a standing guillotine that forced him to tap out to James Toney.
Lawal is one of the more notable fighters to witness the boxing champ's preparation for his first MMA fight, which comes next month against Randy Couture at UFC 118.
And while Lawal wasn't sold on Toney at first, the experience changed his tune.
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
The root of Muhammed Lawal’s distain toward Tito Ortiz comes from an unbecoming Instagram photo posted by Ortiz several months ago.Filed under: Bellator, MMAjunkie Radio, News read news >>
Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal talks to BE's John Nash after his Bellator 131 bout with Joe Vedepo. King Mo is loving the new Bellator, already looking ahead to his next opponent and next walkout. read news >>
Muhammed Lawal mauled Joe Vedepo at Bellator 131, winning by TKO in the third round. At the post-fight presser, he let it be known that he now wants a piece of Tito Ortiz, who told "King Mo" to get in line. Muhmmed Lawal was victorious at Bellator 131 after battering and bludgeoning Joe Vedepo until the referee mercifully called a halt to the bout in the third round (highlights here). With the win, "King Mo" has now won two straight and improves his record to 14-4 (1) and 6-3 in Bellator. As for read news >>
Muhammed Lawal was able to stop Joe Vedepo with strikes in the third round of their Bellator 131 bout. Bellator MMA took their first major step in the "Scott Coker era" with tonight's Bellator 131 card. A new stage and entrance videos for the fighters made for a unique feel in American mixed martial arts promotion and "King Mo" Lawal was a near perfect fighter for the first televised walkout. In the cage, Lawal took on Joe Vedepo and wasted no time in scoring a takedown and working a very tight read news >>
Muhammed Lawal’s career and legacy are in a very difficult place. With his upcoming bout against Joe Vedepo at Bellator 131, the former Strikeforce champion has his chance to gain his sixth win in the Bellator MMA cage since joining the promotion in 2013. However, his legacy as an important name in mixed martial arts continues to be damaged because he is fighting what many would consider “lesser” opponents. Outside of the fight with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at Bellator 120, years have passed si read news >>