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Muhammed Lawal vs. Rafael Cavalcante

Main Event | Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship | 205 lbs

Rafael Cavalcante defeats Muhammed Lawal via KO/TKO at 1:14 of Round 3

Mmaweekly large Rafael "Feijão" Cavalcante
Mmaweekly large Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal

Cavalcante
KO/TKO
Round 3

Rafael Cavalcante Muhammed Lawal

"Feijão" "King Mo"

9-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   7-0-0
Climbed to 10-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 7-1
+350 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -500 (Heavy Favorite)
Challenger   Title   Champion
Br Brazil   Nationality   Us United States
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Fighting out of   San Jose, California
29 years, 7 months, 3 days   Age at Fight   29 years, 7 months, 3 days
203.5 lbs (92.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   203.8 lbs (92.4 kgs)
6'1" (186cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
73.0" (185cm)   Reach   79.0" (201cm)
Team Nogueira   Gym   American Top Team
Strikeforce
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Strikeforce: Houston
  • Date: Saturday 08.21.2010 at 11:00 PM ET
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: Toyota Center
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Gus Johnson, Frank Shamrock, Mauro Ranallo
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Gus Johnson
  • Lawal Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Cavalcante Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Lawal
  • Event Links:

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Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  Rafael Cavalcante post-fight interview report dead link

    Watch this post-fight interview as Feijao Cavalcante reflects on his Strikeforce title win over King Mo Lawal.

  • Interview  |  Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante post-fight interview report dead link

    Watch this post-fight interview with Rafael Cavalcante as he discusses the Cavalcante vs. King Mo fight.

Lawal vs. Cavalcante Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Hey. I lost, but Ima be back. love my people that stood by me.
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@Juzzyx I ain't gonna explain cuz its obvious u didn't read the article.
1 day
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@ufcmma36 where are u at?
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@Skwirrlmaster I wrestled Steve Mocco and lost by a point giving up more than 50. He is an Olympian
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@humayun88 Ok
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@sprewellrimz I got u
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@sonsofMMA Cutta C.....he is on myspace and on youtube....ack a azz
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Go to fighthype.com and join the King MO chat in 9 mins
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@RyanTical Naw
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@916Chris Z-ro by far...thanx bro
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@CageReligion The One Man Gang or Nature Boy
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HMgSMjyFgA
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ah6rnjWEFB4 for Houston
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@JonChaimberg Ok coach
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Join the King MO Chat....http://fighthype.com/pages/content5918.html
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@DaRobRoss My next one will be on cbs tho
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@DaRobRoss Chillin in the H
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@TATHETRUTH Yall need to follow my cousin
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@TAthetruth http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikVKhc0303o
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@fightkidnews Yeah...put it up bro
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikVKhc0303o
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@BadMoJack DDT or rotating spine buster
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@Thorrin Hell naw
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@DimboSpice Yup
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIbGWfdysms&feature=related
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The best Chain wrestler http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dJCdZXIlnc
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dJCdZXIlnc
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-RcSahbrjE&feature=related Yall sleepin on Double A
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@DaRealMikeLowry I neva saw his back acne
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@David_A_Smith_ K-I-N-G the mo city don..I kno u heard about me and the mission Im on
7 days
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@David_A_Smith_ Dripped up and draped out no what I talkin bout 3 in the morning get the gat out the stash box
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@David_A_Smith_ Wave ur hands so so high rub ur head and do the southside
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@David_A_Smith_ All I wanna do is bang screw
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@WillieDee615 What is this N*GGA Dawson doin!!! Damn!!!!
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@David_A_Smith_ Got more drugs than a pharmacy hoe got a job with the city got shovellin snow!!!
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@David_A_Smith_ Livin the life of straight trendsetta what u do good I always do betta while u dream of makin money I make all the Chedda
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@David_A_Smith_ First of all I laugh...smack they ass like a goddamn crash
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@Knewman03 Camp is over
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@DaRealMikeLowry Always
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@doggy42055 I been knowin that...Why??
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@David_A_Smith_ South side still holdin Im in a expedition..wit a sign on the back that say Let go fishin
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@DaRealMikeLowry Who u talkin about
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@DaRealMikeLowry Idk...I aint no dermatologist!!!
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@David_A_Smith_ Man Hold Up...I got too much lean in my cup!!!
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@Lexx82 Yup
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@DaRealMikeLowry Might be using bad soap or aint bathin...IDK...why
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@Knewman03 If he wants to
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@BCpurpledrank BTW...You kinda look like Crunchy Black
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@BCpurpledrank Dont get mad cuz I said ur boy aint had no rhythm goin to the ring...It was the damn truth...But he got rhythm in the ring
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Dawson kinda lookin like Lacy when he fought Calzaghe
7 days
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@David_A_Smith_ Break them boys off and June 27th 2010 go real hard
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@David_A_Smith_ I got ESG instead I think
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@fightshark_com Lol
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See...That terrible ass entrance music fuckin with Dawson's head
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@DeadwinMMA How many u need??? U in the H??
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@swartzbaugh Naw..Ben Johnson!!! Lol
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@durran992 Yup!!! He wit Mannie Fresh prepin for a album
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@slurperella Lol...I appreciate it!!!
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@Thesportswami We will see!!!
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@ahh_no1_cares I know that bro...REp a local artist from that region is what i meant
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@NanRub77 Lol...True
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@slurperella Yeah...I do if you diggin Mayhem!!!
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@Lexx82 Yessir
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@shogunjosh Lol...
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@shawnestrada1 Lol
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@shawnestrada1 I got hands to...the call me the black Saul "Canelo" Alvarez!!!
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Jean Pascal aint got no rhythm!!! lol
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@fightshark_com True
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@sprewellrimz Lol...Or that song Jermaine Taylor came out to
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@MrFighthype Rep where u from!!!!
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@MrFighthype Yup....Pick somethin else...
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@shogunjosh You know I gotta clown....Tell Showdown Joe Ima fuck him up when I see him!!! Lol
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@David_A_Smith_ I aint hard to find
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He shulda picked a betta walk out song tho
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And Bocek
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Bad Chad!!!! You and Chaimberg are 2 of the few Canadians I like...lol
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Dawson!!!!!!!
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@shawnestrada1 Whats up El Capitan....We need to train when u stop savin!!
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@Billy_24Seven She shulda learned 3 years ago
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@D3Murf That nigga is HORRIBLE!!!!
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNoMAGx1n7c&feature=PlayList&p=9A089476659BD3AB&index=0&playnext=1
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@D3Murf What??? Cali Swag didnt even change the dance...they do it worse than spain...Fat AL got a cold one too
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@gizzmo11477 Lol...That shit is terrible...You cant pull females to that
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@gizzmo11477 Ima say it again..Fuck the Cali Swag District..If the dougie is for 10 year and girls..why is everyone in cali just now doin it
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC8axXW8Rl8&feature=related
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tZHao3z_-o&feature=related
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROolvAEO5Y4
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjxJjuSGBaA
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@KingG_1 Chillin bro
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Fuck the Cali Swag District.How you gon Steal Dougie from Texas and make it sem like yall made the shit up.They 3 years late!! SwaggaJackaz
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www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5qDXR7SJmY&feature=youtu.be watch @cormier2010 do his thing!!!!
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@MMA_Sports Judah caused him problems for about 3-4 rounds like he does everybody...
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@KaSKing13 an org is just a name....yup
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@KaSKing13 I appreciate the support
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@zachrusk24 I wish they had em both
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@RyanTical http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChwG6yS2few&feature=related go to 2:10
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@RyanTical http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScRv9xzLeW8
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@RyanTical I got that B hop shit ready for him...
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@zachrusk24 Yup....I watch it all when I can
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@jake_16 Its funny how haters and groupys follow somebody just to run they mouth...
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@BrianStann Be smart and dont Rush it
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@PaulMalignaggi Whats goin down....Check me out next Saturday on Showtime....Im defending my belt.....
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@KaSKing13 Thanx bro
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@MMA_Sports thats why it seems fraudulent to me. Funny how pac, clottey, cotto, margarito are all managed by arum. 100% profit 4 arum.
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@MMA_Sports Floyd must be good against southpaws bcuz he in undefeated. The is posed to be a gag order on the negotiations.
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@KaSKing13 Friday
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@MMA_Sports Why would Floyd duck Manny?? Just cuz Arum says stuff dont mean its true...Floyd is goin to Don King to make the fight happen
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@FISTtaCUFFRadio that's cuz most is them websites is ufc dickriders. Rankings don't matter.
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