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‘Bellator 150: Kongo vs. Queiroz’ Weigh-In Results

The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 150: Kongo vs. Queiroz” took place Thursday in Kansas. Former UFC veteran Cheick Kongo will headline against Vinicius Queiroz in a heavyweight showdown. A lightweight match between Bobby Cooper and David Rickels will serve as the co-main event. Marcos “Loro” Galvao had been scheduled to defend his bantamweight title against former...
Via 5thRound.com
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Cheick Kongo vs. Augusto Sakai added to Bellator 150

Bellator MMA announced on Monday that a heavyweight contest pitting Cheick Kongo (23-10-2) against the undefeated Augusto Sakai (9-0) has been added to the main card of  “Bellator 150: Galvao vs. Dantas 2.” Kongo will be making his eighth appearance under the Bellator MMA banner, looking to add to his impressive promotional mark of 5-2. Sakai has seven finishes in nine outings...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bellator 139 Results: Cheick Kongo def. Alexander Volkov

Mulvane, Kan. (June 26, 2015) – Cheick Kongo (23-10-2) utilized a vast array of elbow strikes to defeat Alexander Volkov (24-6) via unanimous decision in the main event of Bellator MMA: “Kongo vs. Volkov” from Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kan., on Friday. The Frenchman was relentless with his takedown attempts and “Drago” was unable to use his length to ward them...
Via BadCulture
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bellator 139 Results And Recap

Bellator 139 took place last night in Kansas and we’ve got all the results for you below. In the heavyweight main event Cheick Kongo comfortably made his way to a clean sweep on the scorecards against Alexander Volkov. It wasn’t the most exciting fight to watch though, with Kongo playing it safe, opting to using takedowns and top control to shut down his opponent. The co-main...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA Profile: Cheick Kongo

Bellator Heavyweight Cheick Kongo How can Cheick Kongo become a champion in Bellator MMA? This week, I will be featuring long-time UFC and current Bellator heavyweight striker Cheick Kongo. Kongo (22-10-2) takes on former Bellator Heavyweight champion, Alexander “Drago” Volkov (24-5) at Bellator 139, June 26 in Mulvane, KS at the Kansas Star Center. He fights out of Wolfslair...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Cheick Kongo Vs King Mo Set For Bellator 134

Bellator have announced that Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal will move up to heavyweight to fight Cheick Kongo in what they are billing as a ‘superfight’ at Bellator 134 on February 27th. “We’re going to put on a big superfight and it’s something this person’s been asking me for a long time to move up in weight and try out the heavyweight division,” Bellator CEO Scott...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cheick Kongo High Earner at Bellator 115 with $50K, Two Fighters Make $1K

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all the fighters who competed in Friday’s “Bellator 115: Minakov vs. Kongo” event. Cheick Kongo (pictured) should be all smiles. Despite losing to heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov in the show’s featured attraction, Kongo was the night’s highest earner with $50,000. Minakov made $35,000, with...
Via 5thRound.com
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 115 Results

Vitaly Minakov successfully defended his heavyweight title for the first time last night at Bellator 115 after outpointing former UFC fighter Cheick Kongo. Minakov had mixed fortunes in the first couple of rounds. On the down side he was deducted a point after two illegal groin strikes in the first round, but far more encouraging was the fact that he was able to drop Kongo with...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Bellator 115: Minakov vs. Kongo’ Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for “Bellator 115: Minakov vs. Kongo” took place Thursday in Nevada. Former UFC star Cheick Kongo (pictured) challenges Vitaly Minakov for his heavyweight title in tomorrow’s featured attraction. A pair of semifinal bouts that were slated to appear in the main card were scrapped at the last minute. The welterweight fight with Andrey Koreshkov and Sam Oropeza was...
Via 5thRound.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cheick Kongo Challenges Heavyweight Champ Vitaly Minakov at Bellator 115

On Friday, it was announced former UFC veteran Cheick Kongo (pictured) will challenge undefeated Bellator heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov for his crown at Bellator 115. The April 4 event takes place inside Nevada’s Reno Events Center. Minakov owns a perfect 13-0 professional record, with his last seven wins coming via some form of knockout. The 28-year-old captured the belt...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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