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Oct 26, 2015 6:26 pm

FREE FIGHT! Mark Hunt vs. Cheick Kongo (Full)

Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will be looking to recreate their fight of the year candidate from December 2013 when they clash once again at “UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm”. Their last meeting ended in controversial fashion when it ended in a majority draw and it was later tainted by Silva’s failed drug test....

Sep 18, 2015 8:57 am

REPLAY! ‘Big Country’ Uncorks Massive Right Hand On Kongo

Back at UFC 159 ‘Big Country’ Roy Nelson took on fellow heavyweight Cheick Kongo. The fight never made it out of the first round as Nelson managed to land one of his brutal right hands with less than two minutes left. Kongo had his back to the cage and made the mistake of standing right...

Jul 2, 2015 11:26 am

UFC Vet Cheick Kongo Eying Kimbo, Lashley Bouts

“Honestly, I don’t care about the opponent. Bobby Lashley or ‘Kimbo’ would be interesting. I’m obviously open to it. But I don’t want to waste my time. “If they give me Bobby, let’s go for Bobby. If they give me ‘Kimbo,’ OK, let’s go for ‘Kimbo.’ I’m not here to pick – I’m just here...

Jun 26, 2015 8:12 pm

‘Bellator 139: Kongo Vs. Volkov’ Results

Bellator 139: Kongo vs. Volkov is in the books and the night saw several action packed fights and highlight reel finishes. Most impressive and shocking was Hisaki Kato’s perfect superman punch KO of Joe Schilling. Schilling, being the talented striker that he is, suffered a huge KO that will probably be on Bellator promos for...

Jun 25, 2015 3:35 pm

‘Bellator 139: Kongo Vs. Volkov’ Weigh-In Results––2 Fighters Miss Weight

  Bellator 139 goes down tomorrow night on Spike TV. The main event will feature former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo as he goes up against Alexander Volkov. Also featured on the main card is a co-main event with Dave Rickels and John Alessio. Fan favorites Pat Curran and Joe Schilling will also fight on the...

Apr 23, 2015 2:08 am

Cheick Kongo vs. Alexander Volkov set to headline Bellator 139

A heavyweight bout between Cheick Kongo and Alexander Volkov will headline June’s Bellator 139 event in Mulvane, Kansas. Bellator officials made the announcement earlier today. Cheick Kongo (22-10-2 MMA) will be looking to rebound, this after dropping a decision loss to Muhammed Lawal at February’s Bellator 134 event in Connecticut. The loss to “King Mo”...

Feb 27, 2015 8:21 pm

Bellator 134 Results: Lawal Smothers Kongo, Picks Up Win

The crowd at the Mohegan Sun did not hesitate to show their disapproval of Muhammed Lawal’s path to victory, but he clearly could not care less as he walked out of the cage with his hands raised. Lawal took the fight to the ground and gained the point advantage due to takedowns and top control...

Feb 13, 2015 4:30 am

Kongo Talks King Mo, PEDs in MMA

Cheick Kongo discusses his upcoming bout with King Mo Lawal at Bellator 134: The British Invasion and the PED epidemic in MMA. REPLAY! TEAM ALPHA MALE RADIO FEATURING URIJAH FABER. SEE WHAT ALL THE HYPE’S ABOUT:

Jan 20, 2015 5:35 pm

King Mo Meets Cheick Kongo At Heavyweight

King Mo will return to the Heavyweight division for a one-off stint against UFC veteran Checik Kongo. The two will face off on next month’s Bellator 134 card. Bellator officials announced the bout this afternoon. Bellator 134 takes place on February 27 from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. The main card airs on...

Sep 7, 2014 8:09 am

Lashley Looking For Activity, Open To Kongo Bout

Following his impressive return to the cage after a 10-month layoff, TNA champion Bobby Lashley wants a quick turnaround, and another bout inside Bellator’s cage as soon as possible. Lashley spoke to media members following his Bellator 123 win about his desire to return to the cage sooner rather than later. “I don’t know when...

Sep 5, 2014 5:20 pm

Bellator 123 Results: Kongo Easily Submits Johnson in First Round

Cheick Kongo picked up his second stoppage in a row tonight against veteran Lavar Johnson. Johnson stated “This can be a short fight if Cheick Kongo cooperates”, and Kongo refused to cooperate. Kongo ducked and dodged all of Johnson’s wild punches until Johnson eventually overthrew to the point where he fell down. Kongo hopped on...

Sep 3, 2014 4:43 pm

Kongo: ‘The UFC treated me like $#it’

“You know some things happen unexpectedly in your career but no matter what happens you can get everything you want, everything in my career now is good. But the UFC threw me away after treating me like shit at the end. You have to be really tough, they (UFC) just pushed all the time, push,...

Aug 15, 2014 4:59 am

Bellator MMA: 5 Rounds with Cheick Kongo

What do you know about The Darkness? Find out as we go 5 Rounds with Cheick Kongo while he preps for his Heavyweight Feature Fight – Friday, September 5th at Bellator 123.

Apr 8, 2014 7:35 am

Salary Report: Kongo Towers Over Bellator 115 Payroll

By Evan Stoumbelis Bellator 115 took place on April 4th, where fight fans saw Vitaly Minakov defeat former UFC heavyweight contender Cheick Kongo to retain the Bellator heavyweight strap. Early this morning we received the payroll from the NSAC, fighter salaries are as follows: Main card (Spike TV) Vitaly Minakov ($17,500 + $17,500 = $35,000)...

Apr 4, 2014 8:40 pm

Bellator 115 Results: Minakov Defeats Kongo and Retains Heavyweight Title

The heavyweight championship was hanging in the balance tonight as Vitaly Minakov and Cheick Kongo battled on tonight’s main event. The fight kicked off in controversial fashion as Minakov landed two low-blows on Kongo which ultimately led to a point deduction for the heavyweight champion. Kongo could not take control of the round despite getting...

Apr 4, 2014 3:50 pm

‘Bellator 115: Minakov vs. Kongo’ Live Results

Tonight, BJPENN.COM will be providing live results of Spike TV’s ‘Bellator 115: Minakov vs. Kongo’ event. The card kicks off at 4:00pm PT, although, in typical Bellator fashion,  the card it tape-delayed on the west coast. RESULTS: Vitaly Minakov def. Cheick Kongo by way of Unanimous Decision (48-46, 48-46, 48-46) Herman Terrado & Justin Baesman...

Mar 19, 2014 7:02 pm

Bellator 115: Kongo vs. Minakov Card Finalized With 10 Bouts

At 13-0 and the undefeated Bellator Heavyweight World Champion, Russian knockout connoisseur Vitaly Minakov is ready to extend his reign as “The New Emperor” and defend his world title against Cheick Kongo live on Spike TV Friday, April 4th from Nevada’s Reno Events Center. The night will also feature the Bellator Middleweight and Welterweight Semifinals,...

Feb 17, 2014 11:57 am

VIDEO | Cheick Kongo Stars In ‘Attila’ Motion Picture (Trailer)

Cheick Kongo is hitting the straight to DVD market with a new film titled, ‘Attila’. True, the DVD cover falsely states he is a UFC Champion, but if you can look past that slight exaggeration the trailer looks pretty cool. Check it: (Props: Middleeasy)