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Bamboo Nutra’s Champions Challenge Lights Up Children’s Hospital Of Orange County With Bellator Stars

Bamboo Nutra Brings Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Emanuel Newton and MMA Super Star Cheick Kongo To Children’s Hospital Of Orange County Global health supplement and lifestyle company Bamboo Nutra has once again teamed with Bellator MMA for their “Champions Challenge” campaign by visiting the Children’s Hospital Of Orange County with MMA stars Emmanuel Newton and Cheick...
Via MMA Interplay
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 115 ‘Minakov vs. Kongo’ Rewind

A heavyweight bout that saw Vitaly Minakov make the first defense of his Bellator heavyweight championship headlined the 115th numbered event which took place inside of the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada this past Friday night. It was one of those rare Bellator cards that due to unfortunate and unforeseen circumstances did not feature any tournament bouts. Below you’ll find...
Via hov-mma
April 08, 2014  |  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 CXV (Bellator 115) Fighter Purses

  Don’t feel bad for Cheick Kongo – he might have been exiled from the UFC and he might have lost his match versus Bellator Heavyweight Champion Vitaly Minakov last Saturday, but he left the event the highest earner. Here is Bellator CXV (115) fighter purse info, directly from the Nevada Athletic Commission.   Cheick […]
Via MMA Manifesto
April 07, 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

Cheick Kongo Says “Experience In Bellator Is Way Better” Than When He Was In The UFC

Bellator 115 takes place tonight from the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada. The main event features Bellator heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov defending his title for the first time against Cheick Kongo. On today’s podcast we talk to Kongo. We discuss the keys to the fight with Minakov, why his experience in Bellator is better than when he was in the UFC, being at the “Sabotage”...
Via Between The Ropes
April 04, 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

Bellator 115 Fight Card Finalized; Minakov vs Kongo Set As Main Event

Bellator 115 Fight Card Finalized from Nevada’s Reno Event Center on April 4th Live on SpikeThe Toughest Tournament in Sports continues with the Heavyweight and Middleweight SemifinalsNewport Beach, Calif. (March 19, 2014) – At 13-0 and the undefeated Bellator Heavyweight World Champion, Russian knockout connoisseur Vitaly Minakov is ready to extend his reign as “The New...
Via MMAInsider
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Minakov vs. Kongo Clash In Heavyweight World Title Fight Live On Spike Friday, April 4th From Reno Events Center

Bellator recently announced details of their Bellator 115 event on April 4th, where Vitaly Minakov is set to defend his heavyweight title against former UFC competitor Cheick Kongo. Check out the full press release below for all of the details.Minakov vs. Kongo Clash In Heavyweight World Title Fight Live On Spike Friday, April 4th From Reno Events CenterNewport Beach, Cailf. (January...
Via MMAInsider
January 18, 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...
Via 5thRound.com
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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