‘King Mo’ Lawal at aging gracefully & upcoming Rizin FF title fightMMAjunkie.Com #UFC_236April 15, 2019
“I want to be able to walk and jog and stuff when I’m done fighting.
The way things were going, the way I was training, it wasn’t going to happen.
And that’s why Lawal (21-8 MMA, 3-1 Rizin), who can fight anywhere from middleweight to heavyweight, is choosing to pick his spots in the gym.
Lawal is training for his title fight against Jiri Prochazka (23-3-1 MMA, 8-1 Rizin) at Rizin FF 15 on April 21 in Yokohama, Japan, and his approach these days is to train smarter than before.
The bout will crown the inaugural Rizin light heavyweight champion.
This has Lawal convinced Rizin wants him over in Japan to lose the fight.
I just go out there and fight, man.
So I’m not going to go complain, I’m just going to go out there and fight.
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