King Mo Retires

Muhammed Lawal aka “King Mo” has formally retired from MMA today. He steps away from the game at 38 years old and having 30 pro fights. He ends his career on a three fight losing streak, being knocked out in each of those fights.

Bellator Vet

16 of his 30 pro fights took place under the Bellator banner. Where he racked up a 10-6 record with the promotion. Getting wins over Seth Petruzelli, Linton Vassell, Cheick Kongo and going 1-1 with Rampage Jackson.

Rizin

During his Bellator run he also fought with the promotion RIZIN. He won their heavyweight Grand Prix in 2015. His only other two fights in RIZIN were KO losses to Mirko Cro Cop and Jirí Procházka. Jirí was actually the man that King Mo beat to win the gran prix in 2015. His KO loss to Jirí would mark his final MMA fight as well.

Strikeforce

He had a pretty good run with Strikeforce in the beginning of his career as well. Racking up a 3-1-1 record with the no contest coming from a KO victory over Lorenz Larkin. He popped for PED after the fight so it was moved to a no contest. He held wins over both Roger Gracie and Gerard Mousasi. He also holds a KO win over UFC/pride vet Mark Kerr.

King Mo had a very memorable career , fighting the very best in the sport for nearly 11 years. From everyone here at Pure Evil MMA, we wish Mo the best in his retirement.

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