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Strikeforce Live Blog: King Mo vs. Mike Whitehead Round-by-Round Updates

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- This is the Strikeforce live blog for Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal vs. Mike Whitehead, a heavyweight bout on the Showtime card.

The undefeated Lawal is making his Strikeforce debut.

The live blog begins below.

Whitehead enters to zero reaction. To ready for the Showtime broadcast, King Mo waits on the platform accompanied by five ladies. When the music hits, Mo makes his way down dancing with the ladies. And of course, one of the ladies is holding an umbrella for him. Mo is wearing a shiny golden robe and crown.

Round 1: Whitehead opens the fight with kicks. Lawal is sizing Whitehead up. Lawal comes forwards with a left and right. Whitehead engages in clinch and lands a knee to the thigh. Lawal pushes off. Whitehead clips Lawal with a right hand and Lawal smiles. Whitehead kicks. Lawal seems to be toying with Whitehead. Lawal lands a left hook. Lawal punches to the body. Whitehead glances a right hand and Lawal smiles again. Lawal drops Whitehead with a right hand. Lawal knocks out Whitehead on the ground with five punches.

King Mo wins by KO - R1, 3:08