Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs. Ovince St. Preux at Strikeforce in Dallas, Texas

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal will face promotional newcomer, Ovince St. Preux at Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum in Dallas, Texas on June 18th, 2011. The promotion released the official poster for the event, lining up the two alongside the final two heavyweight grand-prix quarter-final bouts and the return of Gina Carano.

Lawal hasn’t been seen since losing his Strikeforce light heavyweight title against Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante at in August of last year. Cavalcante beat him on the feet and defended well against the takedown en route to taking the 205-pound title from the man dubbed “King Mo”.

The Haitian-American, St. Preux has been on a roll as of late, racking up his seventh win in a row professional fights including impressive victories over Antwain Britt, Benji Radach and Ron Humphrey.

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