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Lawal rebounds with first-round KO

Updated: June 20, 2013, 3:23 AM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

Muhammed Lawal wasn't playing around this time.

Looking to rebound from an upset knockout loss earlier this year, Lawal made short work of Seth Petruzelli in the main event of Bellator 96 in Thackerville, Okla.

Lawal (10-2) scored an early takedown in the first round of the light heavyweight tournament fight and, from a standing position in Petruzelli's guard, unleashed a winging right hand to the chin for a highlight knockout finish.

The victory, which took just 95 ...

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