Cheick Kongo is one of those great disrespected fighters in MMA (in my opinion). Sure, the dude has his flat nights, as all athletes do at some point in their career, but he’s also been on either the receiving end, or on the giving end of some spectacular moments in MMA. I mean, Pat Barry vs. Kongo. Need I say more?
He’s also gotten into slugfests with Mark Hunt, and has about ten knockouts over his UFC run. The more I think about it, this fight with Roy Nelson will probably be insanely good. Here’s what Cheick said to MMA Weekly about ROy’s body type and whether he’s going to be aggressive — in a word, Cheick is ready to go crazy in this fight:
“When I faced Pat Barry, Mark Hunt, and different guys like that, I didn’t change, I just tried to adapt my style. That’s why you call us ‘fighter.’ Because we don’t care who we are going to face.
“The thing is, we’re fighting in the same weight class to fight an opponent, and whatever the body type, we need to be ready to face that becau