King Mo moves to heavyweight to face Cheick Kongo?!

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Bellator MMA is continuing its recent trend of flashy moves to draw eyeballs in 2015. Bellator President Scott Coker made the announcement of what he called a “superfight” for Bellator 134.

Muhammed Lawal (14-4 MMA, 6-3 BMMA) will move up to heavyweight to face Cheick Kongo (22-9-2 MMA, 4-1 BMMA). Bellator officials confirmed the booking to MMAjunkie on Tuesday. Coker first made the announcement during an appearance on “The MMA Hour.”

The fight boosts a card that lost its main event when Douglas Lima was forced out of his main event title defense against Paul Daley due to a knee injury.

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