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“King Mo” Lawal vs. Mark Kerr Headlines Finalized 12-Bout “M1 Global Breakthrough” Card

M-1 Global Breakthrough PosterA light heavyweight matchup between Sengoku veteran and former NCAA wrestling champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (4-0) and two-time UFC tournament winner and former NCAA All-American Mark Kerr (15-10) headlines Friday’s “M-1 Global: Breakthrough” event at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City.

The HDNet-televised event also features a special sparring exhibition between top-ranked heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko and Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi.

The event’s recently-finalized 12-bout card features:


  • Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs. Mark Kerr
  • Fedor Emelianenko vs. Gegard Mousasi
    Special Sparring Exhibition
  • Lucio Linhares vs. Mikhail Zayats
  • Jessie Gibbs vs. Rob Broughton
  • Karl Amoussou vs. John Doyle
  • Lloyd Marshbanks vs. Michael Kita
  • Daisuke Nakamura vs. Ferrid Kheder


  • Rogent Lloret vs. Alexey Oleinik
  • Eric Marriott vs. Tim Bazer
  • Sean Wilson vs. Josh Orocho
  • Rudy Bears vs. Brendan Seguin
  • Andria Caplan vs. Mollie Ahlers-Estes


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