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Four Fights Scheduled For Bellator PPV Prelims

Bellator Pay-Per-View Preliminary Card on Spike TV Features Four Explosive Fights Saturday, May 17th From The Landers Center Newport Beach, Calif. (April 18, 2014) – Four explosive fights have just been added to the Bellator 120 fight card including the return of Cheick Kongo, along with two Bellator Tournament Finals. Bellator 120 takes place on Saturday, May 17th from The Landers...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

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

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 CHOC Newport Beach, Calif. (April 15, 2014) – Global health supplement and lifestyle company Bamboo Nutra has once again teamed with Bellator MMA for their “Champions...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 116 TV Ratings

Bellator 116 drew an average of 572,000 viewers on Spike TV this past Friday night. That’s a disappointing slip of 258,000 from the previous week’s show and pegs it as the second lowest audience of the season so far. Bellator 115′s relative ratings success had been put down largely to Cheick Kongo fighting in the main event, but on this occasion other former UFC fighters like...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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...
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17 days ago  |  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

Cheick Kongo Issues Statement Regarding UFC Departure

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...
Via 5thRound.com
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Kongo Says “You Can’t See Me”

 Cheik Kongo can’t help but to stunt on people with these glasses…If I didn’t hear that he turned down back to back fights for Dana White, I woud say “His Future Is So Bright, He’s Gotta Wear Shades. Cheick Kongo Is Good With Kids Big Country Offers To Fight Dana White
Via Tito Couture
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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