2015 MMA fight – Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal vs Linton Vassell – full fight Video Dynamite

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-09-19, disappointing fight between Muhammed Lawal and Linton Vassell: it gets two stars.

The former Strikeforce light-Hw champion Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal entered this fight with a professional record of 15-4-0 (73% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.15 light heavyweight in the world. He lost to Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson last year (=Rampage vs Lawal) but after this bout he has won three consecutive fights defeating Cheick Kongo in his last one (=Lawal vs Kongo).
His opponent, Linton Vassell, has the same record of 15-4-0 (87% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.24 in the same weight class. He suffered his last defeat in 2014 as well, against Emanuel Newton (=Newton vs Vassell), but then he came back to win in 2015 beating Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (=Vassell vs Sokoudjou). Lawal vs Vassell is the semifinal of the Bellator light heavyweight tournament; undercard of Liam McGeary vs Tito Ortiz – “Bellator 142 Dynamite 1”. Watch the video and rate this fight!

2015 MMA fight – Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal vs Cheick Kongo – full fight Video Bellator 134

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-27, fight not so exciting between Muhammed Lawal and Cheick Kongo: it gets two stars.

The former Strikeforce light-Hw champion Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-4-0 (79% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.15 light heavyweight in the world; he suffered his last defeat last year when he faced Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson in the final of the Bellator light-Hw tournament (=Jackson vs Lawal). After this bout he came back to win beating Dustin Jacoby (=Lawal vs Jacoby) and Joe Vedepo (=Lawal vs Vedepo).
His opponent, the black belt in karate and kendo Cheick Kongo, has an official record of 22-9-2 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.18 heavyweight; he lost in 2014 as well, against Vitaly Minakov (bout valid for the Bellator Hw title, Minakov vs Kongo), but then he defeated Eric Smith and Lavar Johnson (=Kongo vs Johnson). Lawal vs Kongo is on the undercard of Emanuel Newton vs Liam McGeary – Bellator 134. Watch the video and rate this fight!

2014 MMA fight – Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal vs Joe Vedepo – full fight Video Bellator 131

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-11-15, fight not particularly exciting between Muhammed Lawal and Joe Vedepo: it gets two stars. Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal entered this fight with a mma record of 13-4-0 (77% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.18 light heavyweight in the world, he has fought three times in 2014 beating Mikhail Zayats (=Lawal vs Zayats) and Dustin Jacoby (=Lawal vs Jacoby) but between these two bouts he lost to Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (=Rampage vs Lawal).
His opponent, Joe Vedepo, has an official record of 17-8-0 (82% finishing rate), he suffered three consecutive defeats between 2012 and 2013 but he came back to win in 2014 defeating Ben Crowder, Cortez Coleman and Davin Clark. Lawal vs Vedepo is on the undercard of Tito Ortiz vs Stephan Bonnar – Bellator 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

2014 MMA fight – ‘King Mo’ Lawal vs Dustin Jacoby – full fight Video Bellator 123

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-09-05, pretty good finish but the first part of the fight was quite boring: Muhammed Lawal vs Dustin Jacoby gets two stars. The former Strikeforce light-Hw champion Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal entered this fight with a mma record of 12-4-0 (75% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.18 light heavyweight in the world, he has already fought twice in 2014 beating Mikhail Zayats in february (=King Mo vs Zayats) but then he was defeated by Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson in May (final of the Bellator light-hw tournament Rampage vs Lawal).
His opponent, Dustin Jacoby, has an official record of 10-3-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.71 in the same weight class, he fought twice in the Ufc between 2011 and 2012 but he lost both fights: against Clifford Starks and Chris Camozzi; he makes his Bellator debut in this bout. Lawal vs Jacoby is on the undercard of Pat Curran vs Patricio Freire 2 – Bellator 123. Watch the video and rate this fight!

2014 MMA fight – Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal – full fight Video Bellator 120

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-05-17, pretty good second part of the fight but it is not enough to get three stars: Quinton Jackson vs Muhammed Lawal gets two. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 34-11-0 (68% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 light heavyweight in the world, he was the Ufc light-Hw champion from May 2007 (defeating Chuck Liddell) to July 2008 (when he was beat by Forrest Griffin) but between 2011 and 2013 he lost three consecutive fights in the Ufc and he was released. Rampage made his Bellator debut in November 2013 beating Joey Beltran (=Jackson vs Beltran) and he won the Bellator light-hw semifinal in 2014 against Christian M’Pumbu (=Rampage vs M’Pumbu).
His opponent, Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal, has an official record of 12-3-0 (75% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones), he won the Strikeforce light-Hw title in 2010 defeating Gegard Mousasi but he lost the belt at his first defense against Rafael Cavalcante. Lawal suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced Emanuel Newton in their rematch (=Lawal vs Newton 2 – ‘King Mo’ had already lost the first bout Lawal vs Newton I) but he came back to victory in 2014 beating Mikhail Zayats (=Lawal vs Zayats). ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs Lawal is the final of the Bellator light heavyweight tournament, main event of Bellator 120; they also faced each other a second time on March 31, 2017 (=Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Muhammed King Mo Lawal 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!

2014 MMA fight – Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal vs Mikhail Zayats – full fight Video Bellator 110

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Fight rated 1 star by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-02-28, disappointing and boring fight: Muhammed Lawal vs Mikhail Zayats gets one star. Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal entered this fight with a pro mma record of 11-3-0 (82% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.19 light heavyweight in the world, last year he fought five times losing twice to Emanuel Newton, in their first fight Lawal lost via ko (=Lawal vs Newton) and then via unanimous decision (bout valid for the Bellator light heavyweight title =Lawal vs Newton 2).
His opponent, Mikhail Zayats, has an official record of 22-7-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.21 in the same weight class, last year he fought four times losing only to Emanuel Newton like ‘King Mo’ (=Newton vs Zayats). Lawal vs Zayats is the semifinal of the Bellator light heavyweight tournament; undercard of Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs Christian M’Pumbu – Bellator 110. Watch the video and rate this fight!

2013 MMA fight – King Mo Lawal vs Emanuel Newton 2 – full fight Video Bellator 106

2_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-11-02, some good shots between Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal and Emanuel Newton but it is not enough to get three stars. Muhammed Lawal (11-2-0, 82% finishing rate=ko\tko since he has never won by submission) entered as the No.19 light heavyweight in the world while Emanuel Newton (21-7-1, 52% finishing rate) entered as the No.13 (currently the #1 in this weight division is Jon Jones). In their first fight Newton defeated Lawal by ko (February 21, 2013); this second fight is valid for the interim Bellator light heavyweight title and is on the undercard of Michael Chandler vs Eddie Alvarez 2 – Bellator 106. Watch the video!

2013 MMA fight – “King Mo” Lawal vs Jacob Noe – full fight Video Bellator 97

2_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-07-31, one sided fight, Muhammed Lawal vs Jacob Noe gets two stars. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (10-2-0, 80% finishing rate – curiously he has never won by submission) entered as the No.22 light heavyweight in the world while Jacob Noe (12-2-0, 92% finishing rate) entered as the No.30. “King Mo” Lawal vs Noe is the final of the Bellator light heavyweight tournament; undercard of Michael Chandler vs David Rickels – Bellator 97. Watch the video!

2013 MMA fight – Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs Seth Petruzelli – full fight Video Bellator 96

3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-06-19, Muhammed Lawal vs Seth Petruzelli is very close to get four stars thanks to a spectacular finish. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (9-2-0, 78% finishing rate – curiously he has never won by submission) entered as the No.22 light heavyweight in the world while Seth Petruzelli (14-7-0, 93% finishing rate) entered as the No.95. “King Mo” Lawal vs Petruzelli is the semifinal of the Bellator light heavyweight tournament; main event of Bellator 96. Watch the video!

2013 MMA fight – Muhammed Lawal vs Emanuel Newton – full fight Video Bellator 90

3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-02-21, nice finish between Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal and Emanuel Newton: three stars. Muhammed Lawal (9-1-0) entered as the No.12 light heavyweight in the world while Emanuel Newton (19-7-1) entered as the No.23. Muhammed Lawal vs Newton is the semifinal of the Bellator light heavyweight tournament (they also fought a second time on November 2, 2013: King Mo vs Newton 2); undercard of Rad Martinez vs Shahbulat Shamhalaev – Bellator 90. Watch the video!