Filthy Island begins to take shape.
Who got invited to Filthy Island?
Tom Lawlor’s Filthy Island has been teased in some form or fashion since before MLW resumed running events amid the global pandemic.
Announced for February 17, MLW has now sent out information regarding the first wave of Fighters set for Filthy Island. The list includes former IMPACT star, King Mo, and “Filthy” Tom himself.
Who will get invited to Filthy Island?
Finally, we have some answers about the February 17 event featuring prize fights in paradise.
Filthy Island will feature:
“Filthy” Tom Lawlor: A former World Heavyweight Champion, 10-year UFC veteran, the 2018 Battle Riot winner and host of Filthy Island, Tom Lawlor not only serves as the star and promoter of Filthy Island but the creative visionary behind the event.
Dominic Garrini: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gold medalist and Canton, Ohio’s 2017 Mr. Congeniality, Dominic Garrini will be in action as he promises to showcase his extraordinary athleticism and dominance on the mat.
Kevin Ku: Joining the crippler of Canton is his tag team partner, Kevin Ku. A veteran of the Inoki Jungle Fights in the Amazon, Ku is ½ of the top tag team known as Violence is Forever.
King Mo: The 2020 Knockout King of MLW, Muhammed Lawal is a former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion and RIZIN Grand Prix Champion. An advocate for Low Ki to get tested for CTE, the American Top Team fighter promises to knockout the competition on Filthy Island.
Tom Lawlor will reveal the card for Filthy Island in the weeks ahead on its flagship series, MLW FUSION, available on YouTube, Fubo Sports Network, the Roku Channel, and DAZN.
The event is slated to have a runtime of 55-60 minutes.
The special will air on beIN SPORTS on Saturday, 20 at 10pm ET. Learn more about where to watch. The event will be broadcast on a delay internationally.
The February 10 episode of FUSION will see Laredo Kid meet Lio Rush in a battle of Cruiserweight/Middleweight Champions. Learn more about that at this link.
Fightful will have live coverage of MLW FUSION every Wednesday.