King Mo is making the move from MMA to Major League Wrestling and it starts tonight in Orlando.
ORLANDO — MLW today announced Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal will make his Major League Wrestling debut tonight for MLW: Blood & Thunder at GILT Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The event will be a MLW FUSION TV taping for beIN SPORTS.
The event has a special matinee bell time of 4:00pm with doors opening at 3:00pm to the general public.
Fans can buy tickets now at MLWTickets.com.
A former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion and Rizin Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion, the 6' tall 217 pound fighter is a member of the prestigious America’s Top Team under the guidance of Dan Lambert.
No stranger to the sport of pro wrestling, King Mo is a lifelong fan making his pro wrestling debut in 2012.
With 21 wins in MMA (13 by KO), the former NCAA Division 1 wrestler and Bellator fighter now looks to write a new chapter of his combat sports career as he enters an MLW ring and it goes down tonight in Orlando.
"King Mo is a world class athlete," said MLW Court Bauer. "we look forward to seeing King Mo bringing his talents to MLW. From the iconic walkouts to being an outspoken and important voice, there is only one King Mo and we're honored to have him throwdown in MLW starting tonight."
King Mo walked out to the ring last night for his final MMA fight wearing an MLW T-shirt with the MLW logo on his shorts as he competed in his MMA retirement bout.
Witness the debut of King Mo live in Orlando TONIGHT. But your tickets today at: MLWTickets.com.
Ticket prices range from $20-$50 with a limited number of Platinum Packages also available.
This event is an all ages event.
There is no dress code for this event but bring your signs as cameras will be rolling for MLW FUSION on beIN SPORTS.
Media and miscellaneous inquiries for this event can be sent to: Orlando@mlw.com.
👑 @KingMoFH makes his way to the cage for the 33rd time as a pro and looks for a win tonight at #Bellator233 pic.twitter.com/VV191gQuJI
— Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) November 9, 2019
Buy tickets starting at $20 at MLWgo.com.
Signed thus far for this card:
Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. "Filthy" Tom Lawlor
FALLS COUNT ANYWHERE!
Jimmy Havoc vs. Mance Warner
WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE BOUT
Teddy Hart (c) vs. Myron Reed of Injustice
FIRST-TIME EVER ENCOUNTER!
Low Ki vs. Timothy Thatcher
WOMEN'S DIVISION BOUT
Zeda Zhang vs. The Spider Lady
Marshall Von Erich vs. Ikuro Kwon of CONTRA Unit
Injustice (Jordan Oliver & Kotto Brazil) vs. Gringo Loco & Zenshi
THE DEBUT OF KING MO!
Mystery Box Battle Royal
Some of the athletes and talent signed to compete and appear include:
World Tag Team Champions Ross & Marshall Von Erich • World Heavyweight Champion Jacob Fatu and CONTRA Unit • The Dynasty • Douglas James • Injustice • Brian Pillman Jr. • Zenshi and more!
More athletes and matches will be announced at MLW.com.
Tickets start at $20 at MLWgo.com. Tickets will also be available day of show at the box office unless the event sales out in advance.
General Public Doors Open: 3:00 p.m. with a bell time of: 4:00 p.m.
MORE ABOUT GILT NIGHTCLUB:
GILT is Orlando’s largest upscale nightclub and considered one of the city’s top high-end destinations. Recently undergoing a $1.5 million renovation, GILT is a state-of-the-art venue.
GILT is located at 740 Bennett Rd. in Orlando.
Parking: The venue has a parking lot. Space is available on a first come, first serve basis. There is a small fee for parking at the venue’s lot. Valet parking is also available at GILT.
About Major League Wrestling
Major League Wrestling (MLW®) is a sports media holding company with a focus on professional wrestling sporting events/programming, digital content and ancillary entertainment.
The fastest growing wrestling league today, MLW’s weekly TV series, Major League Wrestling: FUSION, airs Saturday nights 9pm ET / 6pm PT on beIN SPORTS in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Wrestling fans in the United Kingdom and Ireland can watch FUSION on FreeSports Tuesday nights at 10pm. In Israel, FUSION airs at 6:10pm on Ego Total. MLW FUSION also airs on StarTimes in Africa.
MLW features a roster full of high profile fighters and on-air talent from around the world including: The Hart Foundation, “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, Low Ki, LA Park, Salina de la Renta, Ross & Marshall Von Erich, CONTRA Unit, Alex Hammerstone, MJF, Mance Warner, Austin Aries and many more.
MLW is the parent company of the MLW Radio Network, the leading provider of professional wrestling podcasts in the world with 5-6 podcasts in the top iTunes 100 in the sports category on the average day.
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