twitter google

‘King Mo’ Lawal To Face Unknown Przemyslaw Mysiala In Bellator Debut

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal will be an overwhelming favorite when he makes his debut in Bellator – despite having not competed for over a year due to a knee injury and a suspension.

Lawal will face Przemyslaw Mysiala on the January 24 show on Spike TV. The episode will be second for Bellator on Spike, and will also feature Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren in action.

Lawal (8-1) has recovered from a nasty knee injury which led to a Staph infection. He was also suspended for a failed post-fight drug test, and was released by Strikeforce after a verbal tirade against the athletic commission that suspended him.

Mysiala is an unknown fighter, but will be part of the season eight light heavyweight tournament for Bellator against Lawal. He lost his last fight earlier this year in March.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie

Event Date: February 19, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 83: Cowboy vs. Oliveira

Event Date: February 21, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 150: Galvao vs. Dantas 2

Event Date: February 26, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 84: Silva vs. Bisping

Event Date: February 27, 2016
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 151: Warren vs. Caldwell

Event Date: March 4, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC 196: Dos Anjos vs. McGregor

Event Date: March 5, 2016
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass