Sets sights on heavyweight title
Cheick Kongo is following Wolfslair teammate Quinton “Rampage” Jackson to Bellator MMA.
Heavyweight Cheick Kongo's contract with the UFC ended following his UFC 159 loss to Roy Nelson, but Kongo insists he's still a UFC fighter.
According to Cheick Kongo, anything still could happen. The heavyweight says the UFC didn't let him go – and he still may wind up fighting for the world's biggest promotion.
Cheick Kongo fought the last bout on his current contract when he lost to Roy Nelson at UFC 159 on Saturday. The UFC is not expected to seek a new deal, leaving him to test the free agent wa...
After a seven-year run that included 18 fights in the organization, veteran heavyweight Cheick Kongo is a UFC fighter no more.
Roy Nelson at UFC 159 on Saturday continued to prove the naysayers wrong and endear himself to his fans with a first-round knockout of Cheick Kongo.
In Roy Nelson, Cheick Kongo faces one of the most unorthodox fighters in the heavyweight division at UFC 159 on Saturday, but he's ready to do what it takes to win.
NEWARK, N.J. – With his scruffy beard and flowing locks, Roy Nelson may never look the part of an elite MMA fighter, but it's impossible to deny the man's punching power, as Cheick Kongo qui...
NEW YORK CITY – Cheick Kongo isn't a small man, but before every fight, he imagines himself as one. The UFC heavyweight, who's more gentle giant than towering bruiser, said it's his way of r...
Two new fights have finally been added to the upcoming UFC 159 card landing in New Jersey in late April.
UFC president Dana White recently revealed the heavyweight Cheick Kongo had turned down two separate fights offered by the promotion.
"You're either fighters or you're not." UFC president Dana White appears to be growing weary of seemingly healthy fighters turning down bouts.
Responding to a fan's tweet, heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Stefan Struve today agreed to a fight at UFC 156.
"It would be very exciting 4 the fans & a great challenge for both of us...
UFC President Dana White reveals that Matt Mitrione wasn't the first fighter they called when a replacement was needed to face Roy Nelson at the TUF 16 finale.