King Mo anxious for fight against Roger GraciePosted on September 8, 2011, 06:19 PM by Trent Reinsmith
Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal has not stepped foot inside the Strikeforce cage since losing the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Title to Rafael Cavalcante on August, 21 of last year. He had been booked to fight Roger Gracie on July 30, but Gracie was forced to withdraw due to injury. On Saturday, September 10, the two will meet at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, OH.
The matchup will pit Lawal, an accomplished wrestler against the BJJ that every member of the Gracie family brings to the cage.
A confident Lawal had the following to say about his fight this weekend, “I am anxious for the weigh-ins, anxious to get to the press conference over with, go to the afterparty once I win and I am anxious for the whole thing.” – read the entire interview at MMASucka.com.
Lawal and Gracie will fight on the main card, which gets under way at 10:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on Showtime.
Photo: Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal at a workout session at the Legends gym on March 17, 2010 in Hollywood, California. Francis Specker