Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal has lately had one of the most unfortunate runs in memory.
In early January, on the main card of Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine, King Mo fought and beat formerly undefeated Lorenz Larkin. Things went way downhill from there.
First, Lawal failed a post fight test for PEDs.
As he was waiting to hear what punishment the Nevada State Athletic Commission would levy, he contracted Staph, underwent surgery several times, spent weeks in the hospital, and nearly died.
Earlier today the NSAC announced that Lawal was suspended for nine months, fined $39,000 (30% percent of his $80,000 show purse, and 100% of his $15,000 win bonus), the win has been changed to a no-contest, and he is subject to further testing in order to be relicensed.
The clearly irate fighter went on Twitter and castigated NSAC commissioner Pat Lundvall for questions she asked him during the hearing.
"I honestly feel like Lundvall was a racist b---- asking me if I can read or speak english," Lawal wrote. "Go on somewhere with that s---!!!"
"Its funny how people are tryna say that I'm callin the commission racist. No!! They aren't. But there was one person on the panel that was out of line with the question she asked me. I found it insulting, prejudice, and a lil racist. I say racist from my past experiences, I have been asked that in the past as an insult."
Now Lawal has been released by ZUFFA.
UFC president Dana White declined to comment further.
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