Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal’s first title defense on August 21st in Houston, Texas

Strikeforce announced last night that light heavyweight champion, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal will defend his title in Houston, Texas on August 21st, 2010 against a yet to be determined opponent.

Lawal was expected to be facing training partner, Renato Sobral, but “Babalu” turned down the fight for a chance to fight MMA legend, Dan Henderson.

Lawal captured the light heavyweight title by defeating top ten “pound for pound” list fighter, Gegard Mousasi in a five round war.

About William Smith

After watching the first Ultimate Fighting Championship I became instantly hooked. I've been a huge fan of the sport of MMA ever since. Haven't missed a UFC event & thanks to fight pass I've witnessed some of the all time greatest fighter & athletes the sport through Pride, Strikeforce, WEC, Glory, Pacrase, EliteXC.............. I resently joined MMA-paradise.com & will use this site to continue to bring the latest news from the world of MMA to all our loyal followers.