Breaking News: Major MMA Star To Sign w/ Bellator & TNA

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When Muhammed Lawal returns to competition, he will be a two-sport athlete. confirmed with sources close to the situation on Wednesday that “King Mo” is expected to sign with both Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and the Bellator Fighting Championships in the near future. According to Sherdog’s sources, the former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion will likely perform simultaneously for the professional wrestling organization and the Chicago-based MMA promoter. Details surrounding the deals were not revealed.

It is currently unknown when Lawal will debut with the organizations, but any athletic participation from the fighter will likely come down the road, as Lawal is still recovering from knee surgery and a serious battle with staph infection.

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WZ was the first to report back in April that King Mo was looking to follow in Brock Lesnar’s footsteps and make the transition to pro wrestling, and you can check that report out if you click on the above link.