Bellator 123: “King Mo” Lawal-Marcus Sursa Set After Tom DeBlass Withdrawal
By FCF Staff
Bellator has announced, that as reported recently, “King Mo” Lawal will battle Marcus Sursa on September 5th as a result of Tom DeBlass getting injured.
DeBlass recently relayed that he’s been forced to drop out of Bellator 123 due to a knee injury. Stepping in for the light-heavyweight at the upcoming card will be Sursa (13-8), who is coming off a submission win over Andrew Kapel in June.
Lawal (12-4) will be looking to rebound from a controversial, decision loss to “Rampage” Jackson in May.
Here is the updated line-up for Bellator 123, which will be hosted by the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Featherweight World Title Fight: Patricio Pitbull (21-2) vs. Pat Curran (20-5)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: King Mo Lawal (12-4) vs. Marcus Sursa (13-8)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Josh Burns (8-7) vs. Bobby Lashley (10-2)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Lavar Johnson (18-9) vs. Cheick Kongo (21-9-2)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Marvin Maldonado (1-1) vs. Rico Disciullo (2-0)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Steve Garcia (4-0) vs. Kin Moy (4-0)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Mike Wessel (14-7) v s. Josh Diekmann (14-5)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Tamdan McCrory (11-3) vs. Brennan Ward (9-2)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Perry Filkins (8-1) vs. Dan Cramer (10-4)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Mike Mucitelli (6-1) vs. Mark Griffin (3-3-1)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Phillipe Martins (0-1) vs. Pete Rogers Jr. (1-1)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Brandon Fleming (3-2) vs. Blair Tugman (5-5)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Lucas Cruz (7-2) vs. Andrew Calandrelli (6-4)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Scott Cleve (14-4) vs. Matt Bessette (13-5)