Completed MMA Bout

Gegard Mousasi vs. Muhammed Lawal

Co-Main Event | Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship | 205 lbs

Muhammed Lawal defeats Gegard Mousasi via 5 Round Decision

Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal
Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi

Round 5

Muhammed Lawal Gegard Mousasi

"King Mo" "The Dreamcatcher"

6-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   28-2-1
Climbed to 7-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 28-3-1
+181 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -212 (Moderate Favorite)
Challenger   Title   Champion
United States   Nationality   Netherlands
San Jose, California   Fighting out of   Leiden, Netherlands
29 years, 3 months, 6 days   Age at Fight   24 years, 8 months, 2 weeks, 2 days
204.3 lbs (92.6 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   204.5 lbs (92.8 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   6'2" (188cm)
79.0" (201cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
American Top Team   Gym   Kops Gym
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Strikeforce: Nashville
  • Date: Saturday 04.17.2010
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: Bridgestone Arena
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
  • Bout Billing: Co-Main Event (fight 8 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Gus Johnson, Frank Shamrock
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Gus Johnson
  • Mousasi Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Lawal Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Mousasi
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Videos & Highlights

    Promo Video  |  "King Mo: Journey to the Crown" Lawal vs. Mousasi Preview by All Elbows report dead link

    The All Elbows video team brings us this preview piece to the King Mo Lawal vs. Gegard Mousasi title fight at Strikeforce.

  • Interview  |  "King Mo" Lawal post-fight interview report dead link

    Watch this post-fight interview with King Mo Lawal as he discusses his title win over Gegard Mousasi at Strikeforce: Nashville.

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