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Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal is an American mixed martial artist. He is signed with Bellator and Rizin FF, and is a former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion and Rizin Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion.

Chapters

00:00 Trailer.
01:53 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
05:15 Brian’s Introduction
05:48 The Dirty Dirty and London.
07:30 The reason for Muhammed being in London.
08:06 Definition of a throw-back fighter.
08:37 “King Mo” willing to take on anybody.
09:24 Hard work is smart work.
10:22 Life for Muhammed growing up in a one parent Muslim family in Kentucky,
12:52 The Dirty Dirty, “Hustle & Flow” and rap music genres.
16:55 Mental focus differences between Wrestling and Jiu Jitsu,
22:51 The Wrestling Room pits of hell where you’re taught not to break.
26:23 Steel sharpens steel, mental toughness.
31:02 Stop learning, you stop winning.
33:43 Try out for wrestling’s ultimate goal, the Olympics, in 2008.
37:19 A throw-back fighter in the MMA, “King Mo” walks out in Japan.
43:18 The changing face of MMA.
45:00 What Muhammed would do differently if he could turn the clock back 10 years.
45:54 Wrestling far more stressful than MMA.
48:07 Muhammed’s view of rumoured Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor fight.
51:58 Muhammed’s opinion of Conor McGregor.
57:30 Dagestan is like Sparta.
58:59 Muhammed’s take on the UFC, Dana White and Scott Coker.
1:02:03 How it felt to fight Mark Kerr towards end of his career.
1:02:57 Rolling with former Navy SEAL Jocko Willink.
1:04:54 Michael “Venom” Page and his fight with Evangelista Santos.
1:09:36 Muhammed thought he would die from Staphylococcus.
1:16:32 Friends in the MMA community and who is not.
1:19:33 Quinton Jackson is not intimidating Muhammed.
1:22:59 Muhammed assiduously studies and learns from different fighters and styles.
1:24:06 Muhammed’s argument with the Nevada Athletic Commission.
1:26:30 Prospect for Joshua v Klitschko fight and for David Haye and Shannon Briggs.
1:28:56 “King Mo’s” legacy and what he will he do after he finishes fighting.
1:30:21 Success secrets.
1:31:19 Who Muhammed thinks of as successful.
1:32:21 Muhammed’s metric for his success,
1:32:55 What Muhammed has recently changed his mind about
1:33:27 Living in Trump’s America.
1:35:44 What keeps Muhammed awake at night.
1:37:28 You would never expect Muhammed to like this.
1:41:26 Brian fancies some rose gold grills.
1:43:09 Phone call to the 20 year old Muhammed Lawal.
1:43:42 Best advice ever received.
1:44:36 Advice to the 20 year old would be MMA fighters listening around the world.
1:46:37 Brian’s summing up.

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