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King Mo Wins Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship

Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal made it clear tonight that he’s the real deal. Lawal walked away from only his seventh professional MMA fight with a dominant victory over seasoned veteran Gegard Mousasi, ending Mousasi’s 15-fight win streak and taking his Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship.

Lawal scored takedown after takedown throughout the five-round bout to earn a unanimous decision victory. All three judges scored the contest 49-45 for Lawal, with Mousasi only being able to win the second round.

As for what’s next for King Mo, he stated after the fight that he would like to return to CBS in another capacity.

“The only thing that’s going through my mind is, ‘You’re on CBS. You all need to go ahead and get me on CSI,'” Lawal stated.

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