Found August 28, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
PLAYERS: Cheick Kongo
  After a 4-2-1 record since 2009, heavyweight Cheick Kongo has decided to move on to Bellator MMA, according to MMA Mania. “After my contract was up in the UFC, I really wanted to take some time and reflect on everything,” Kongo said. “After talking to the people around me, especially someone like my longtime friend in Rampage, he told me how well Bellator has been treating him and what we can do with Bellator, and after getting to know Bjorn Rebney, it just seemed like the right fit for me. I know I have plenty of fight left in me, and my fight in October is the first step to getting that Bellator Heavyweight Title.” Kongo is expected to make his Bellator debut in September, participating in the Heavyweight Tournament.

Cheick Kongo Latest Former UFC Fighter to Join Bellator MMA

What does Cheick Kongo (pictured) have in common with Matt Riddle, Tito Ortiz and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson? The quartet are all former UFC fighters to join Bellator MMA. On Wednesday, Bellator announced the signing of Kongo. The veteran will make his promotional debut in September as a contestant in their Heavyweight Tournament. “After my contract was up in the UFC, I really...

Bellator Bolsters Heavyweight Division With Cheick Kongo

Bellator Bolsters Heavyweight Division With Wolfsalir’s Own Cheick Kongo   French Native Will Make Bellator Tournament Debut In September   Newport Beach, CA. (August 28th, 2013) – As Bellator prepares to embark on the start of the fall season as well as November’s highly anticipated Bellator Pay-Per-View “Rampage vs. Tito”, the promotion announced today the signing […]
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