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After spending some time in the hospital, Bobby Lashley is back on his feet.
In Saturday’s Strikeforce: Houston, fighter Bobby Lashley was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance after his loss to Chad Griggs.
In a statement from Lashley’ manager Dan Lambert, he said that the fighter experienced dehydration and required four IVs before being released from the hospital.
The brawl was mostly dominated by Lashley but when Griggs delivered an uppercut on the the former’s left eye, the fight turned upside down. Lashley was not able to redeem himself after his injury because Griggs gave away massive punches.
Lambert also denied the online rumors that there were issues concerning Lashley’s blood tests after the fight.View Article Source »
Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal might be forced to take the wayside for nine months. He "will undergo knee surgery to replace both his anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments in his left knee," according to his manager Ryan Parsons.
Lawal just came fresh from a title defeat to Rafael “Feijiao” Cavalcante at Strikeforce: Houston on Saturday after the former contender downed the collegiate wrestling champ with a series of knee strikes and a right hand. The present light-heavyweight champ forced out a third-round referee stoppage afterwards.
That is where Lawal abruptly stopped for the scorecards, as he is used to topping those. It was in the same brawl that Lawal incurred his injury. His surgery will take place next Tuesday in Los Angeles.
After an examination by a physician last Monday, Parson spoke the news, “Mo wanted to take one more fight, but we decided that this injury should be attended to first.” This is not the first time the 29-year-old former champ will undergo surgery. He also went through an ACL surgery after injuring his ligament in the first round of March 2009’s Sengoku “Seventh Battle”.View Article Source »
WWE pro Booker T pondered the loss of his past contemporary, Bobby Lashley, in an interview during Strikeforce: Houston Saturday. Here is a friend's analysis and advice, what he did think Lashley still has to do come his friend's next fight.
Bobby Lashley suffered a very disappointing loss from Chad Griggs. While the fights wore out, professional wrestling’s Booker T conveyed his thoughts from his own point-of-view regarding Lashley’s performance, whether MMA is posing a threat to pro wrestling and whether his mind had conceived fighting.
When Lashley came on to the cage, Booker T noted that the fighter was nervous, and he wanted that negative energy out fast. Lashley released it too soon. Besides, Bobby “let the crowd get to him today.” But the pro fighter has so much respect for the guys who get into the cage, especially for the man he went into the ring together in their WWE heydays. Booker T said, Lashley is “a warrior…they fight tie-to-toe, one-on-one, mano-a-mano…[you’ve got to] give these guys respect.”Read the rest of the article »
The leading Mixed Martials Arts website, Sherdog.com, is indeed the best in its league, because they are not just here to give news in words. They will be streaming two live undercard bouts from STRIKEFORCE: Houston! What more can you ask for?
Two live undercard fights from Strikeforce: Houston will be streamed by Sherdog.com at approximately 9:00 pm ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The leading Mixed Martial Arts website will feature the Cormier-Riley and Galvao-Patino fights. Daniel Cormier will attempt to make a five-straight winning streak against Jason Riley. While the submission specialist Andre Galvao will be tested by the veteran Jorge Patino. Tickets for Strikeforce: Houston are on sale at www.ToyotaCenterTix.com, at selected Randalls location in Houston, at www.strikeforce.com, the Toyota Box Center or via phone at 1-866-4-HOU-TIX. This event will feature “King” Mo Lawal’s first title defense against Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante, to be aired by Showtime at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. A battle for the vacant middleweight title will highlight Souza versus Tim Kennedy. Also on the card’s televised portion, former WWE personality Bobby Lashley will fight against Chad Griggs, and former world champ KJ Noons will face Brazilian jiu-jitsu blackbelt Jorge Gurgel. The world championship doubleheader will be on Saturday, August 21 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The first preliminary bout will begin at 6:30 p.m. and gates open at 6:00 p.m. CT.View Article Source »
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