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Muhammed Lawal vs. Mike Whitehead

Main Card | Heavyweight · 265 lbs | MMA

Muhammed Lawal defeats Mike Whitehead via KO/TKO at 3:08 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal
Mmaweekly large "Iron" Mike Whitehead

Round 1

Muhammed Lawal Mike Whitehead

"King Mo" "Iron"

5-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   24-6-0
Climbed to 6-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 24-7
-570 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +433 (Heavy Underdog)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
San Jose, California   Fighting out of   Salt Lake City, Utah
28 years, 11 months, 1 day   Age at Fight   28 years, 5 months, 6 days
218.5 lbs (99.1 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   261.5 lbs (118.6 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   6'1" (186cm)
79.0" (201cm)   Reach   N/A
American Top Team   Gym   Xtreme Couture
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Strikeforce: Evolution
  • Date: Saturday 12.19.2009
  • Referee: Jon Schorle
  • Venue: HP Pavilion
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: San Jose, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 4 of 7)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Frank Shamrock, Stephen Quadros
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Stephen Quadros
  • Lawal Total Disclosed Pay: $20,000
  • Whitehead Total Disclosed Pay: $30,000
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Videos & Highlights

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

    Watch this post-fight interview video with King Mo Lawal on his KO win over Mike Whitehead at Strikeforce.

  • Training  |  "King Mo" Lawal Prepares for Mike Whitehead - Training Video by All Elbows report dead link

    The All Elbows video team brings us this look into "King Mo" Lawal's preparation for his Strikeforce debut against Mike Whitehead.

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