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‘King Mo’ Knocked Out In Retirement Fight At Bellator 233 (Video)

Muhammed Lawal hoped to walk away from MMA competition with a win, but it wasn't meant to be. Last night (Nov. 8), Lawal went one-on-one with Andrew Kapel in the co-main event of Bellator 233. The action took place inside the Winstar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, OK. While...

Quote: Greg Hardy May Finish Alexander Volkov At UFC Moscow

A former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion believes Greg Hardy has what it takes to stop Alexander Volkov. This Saturday (Nov. 9), Hardy will share the Octagon with Volkov in the co-main event of UFC Moscow. Hardy is stepping in as a late replacement opponent. Volkov was scheduled to meet Junior...

King Mo Retires From MMA

Muhammed Lawal, aka King Mo has retired from MMA according to American Top Team. The 38-year-old has been fighting professionally since 2008 and has been a world champion. He has fought in promotions like Strikeforce, Bellator, and RIZIN among others. He has beaten some of the top names in...

Matt Mitrione on King Mo: ‘I’ll Shut That Motherf*cker up’

Matt Mitrione and Muhammed Lawal aren't exactly pals. Lawal will take on Ryan Bader this Saturday night (May 12) in a Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix match-up. The winner will move on to the semi-finals to take on Mitrione. The bout will serve as Bellator 199's main event. "King Mo" fired a...

Ryan Bader Optimistic About His Tournament Path Before Bellator 199

Ryan Bader (24-5) faces Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (21-6) in the next round of Bellator’s Heavyweight World Grand Prix at Bellator 199. The current light-heavyweight champ has a shot at avenging a loss from his wrestling days, along with a chance at claiming two titles with Bellator MMA that...

Ryan Bader Dismisses King Mo’s Retirement Claims

Ryan Bader believes Muhammed Lawal is off-base with his latest claims. Bader and "King Mo" will compete this Saturday night (May 12) in a Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix match-up. The winner will advance to the semi-finals to meet Matt Mitrione. The bout is set to headline Bellator 199, which will...

King Mo: I Don’t Think Ryan Bader Wants to Fight Anymore

Muhammed Lawal questions Ryan Bader's desire to compete. Lawal and Bader are set to clash on May 12 in the main event of Bellator 199. The action will take place inside the SAP Center in San Jose, California. This will be a Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix match, where the winner...

Bellator Press Release Confirms 2018 Heavyweight Tournament

Bellator has confirmed that a heavyweight tournament will be taking place next year. The promotion is set to host an eight-man tournament in the 265-pound division. The tournament features a mix of heavyweight and light heavyweight talent. The participants are Fedor Emelianenko, Ryan Bader, Frank Mir, Matt Mitrione, Chael Sonnen,...

Scott Coker Says Ryan Bader vs. King Mo Likely in Late 2017

Muhammed Lawal is likely to get the first crack at Ryan Bader's Bellator light heavyweight title. Bellator President Scott Coker recently appeared on MMAFighting.com's "The MMA Hour" to discuss many topics including the 205-pound title picture. Coker said that "King Mo" vs. "Darth" is likely to go down later this...

Muhammed Lawal Admits Being Distracted by Crowd Brawl During ‘Rampage’ Rematch

Muhammed Lawal likes a good fight, even ones that don't take place inside a cage or ring. Lawal took on Quinton Jackson in a rematch from their May 2014 bout. While "Rampage" earned a unanimous decision in their first encounter, "King Mo" reigned supreme at Bellator 175. It was his...

Ryan Bader Plans to Beat Muhammed Lawal, Then Take Phil Davis’ Title

Ryan Bader has Bellator gold on his mind this year. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight is now on the Bellator roster. Muhammed Lawal will welcome Bader to the Bellator cage. The two are set to meet on June 24 inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. During...

Muhammed Lawal on Free Agency: ‘You Just Don’t Want One Option’

Muhammed Lawal understands the importance of free agency. "King Mo" has seen the number of fighters who have left the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to head over to other promotions such as Bellator. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight title holder believes the open market is beneficial for fighters because it...

Rampage to King Mo: “Talk All The Sh*t You Want, it Won’t Help You on March 31”

No love lost here. Quinton Jackson and Muhammed Lawal still have some unfinished business. They will settle it, or at least try to, at Bellator 175 on March 31. It was revealed earlier today that the event will be held inside the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. The beef between "Rampage"...

Bellator 175 Featuring ‘Rampage’ vs. ‘King Mo’ to be Held in Chicago Area

Quinton Jackson finally got his wish. When a rematch between "Rampage" Jackson and Muhammed Lawal was announced during the Bellator 170 broadcast, a location and venue were unknown. This was an annoyance for Jackson, who said this could be his last fight and wanted his family to know the details...

Video: Rizin FF Grand Prix Weigh-In Results: Cro Cop vs. King Mo

Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipović vs Muhammed Lawal #rizinff pic.twitter.com/6UAMsd58iW— Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) December 28, 2016 This weekend, the official weigh-ins for the event featuring the latest round of the Rizin FF Open Weight Grand Prix tournament took place. Headlined by Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic vs. Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal in...