According to a recent report on MMAFighting.com, Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal has been offered a slot on a yet-unannounced Strikeforce card in Houston on August 21st. Though he was born in Tennessee, went to college in Oklahoma, and does most of his training in California, Lawal considers himself a Texan by heart. No opponents for Mo have been rumored at this point, and few legitimate challengers to his belt spring to mind; Scott Coker may even want 205-pound standout Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante to defeat Mike Kyle in a rematch before giving him a title shot. We’ll update you when we know more.
In the meantime, Lawal is keeping busy by helping James Toney prepare for his UFC debut. Seriously:
Has Toney finally realized that he’ll need more than Juanito Ibarra’s guidance to survive in a cage with Randy Couture? Whose over-the-top trash talk game will benefit more from the Toney/Mo partnership? And how badly will you shit yourself when Lights Out defeats the Natural via three rounds of top-control?