Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 5/5/13
Don’t close the cage door on Cheick Kongo’s (pictured) UFC career just yet … apparently. Despite not having his contract renewed by the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion, Kongo claims a return to the Octagon is possible and that he’s in complete control of his own destiny. “Do not believe everything you are told,” Kongo posted on his Facebook (via Google Translate). “I’m in the best position to know what is my career in the UFC. AND do not worry. For now, know that no case has dismissed the UFC and I’m on good terms with the American organization. I’m out of contract, as I’ve been before. A UFC no sign of CDI and contracts, it is trading. So I say to you, unless proved otherwise, I’m still a UFC fighter. Take care of yourself.” “Don’t believe he said-she said stories. I have not been cut by the UFC. I am Cheick Kongo so I know BEST what’s NEXT for me. It doesn’t mean that I am leaving the UFC, it doesn’t mean that I am staying, it means this is my LIFE.” I
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