Muhammed “King” Mo Lawal. Image courtesy of AllElbows.com.
M-1 Global has released the finalized card for its “Breakthrough” event, which will be held at the historic Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday, August 28. The six-fight main card will be televised live on HDNet in the United States and through Internet PPV internationally.
Standout wrestler and fast-rising heavyweight prospect Muhammed “King” Mo Lawal will headline the show against former UFC and PRIDE standout Mark Kerr. A special sparring exhibition between longtime heavyweight king Fedor Emelianenko and training partner Gegard Mousasi will also take place.
Additional main card bouts include a middleweight rematch between Lucio Linhares and Mikhail Zayats, Karl Amoussou’s return to the US against John Doyle, and a heavyweight affair pitting Jessie Gibbs against Rob Broughton.
Heading the undercard will be seasoned Russian veteran Alexey Oleinik challenging Rogent Lloret. Andria Caplan, the wife of Five Ounces of Pain‘s Sam Caplan, will also be making her professional debut against Mollie Ahlers-Estes.
The complete card for the event is as follows:
Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs. Mark Kerr
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Gegard Mousasi (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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