Former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo will make his Bellator MMA debut later this month. The promotion on Saturday announced Kongo will meet Mark Godbeer at Bellator 101.
Cheick Kongo was expecting an "interesting" offer from the UFC once his contract was up. "But I didn't get it. I got an offer, but not an offer I liked," he told MMAjunkie.com. Now he'll mak...
Former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo has signed with Bellator MMA.
Bellator officials on Wednesday announced the signing of former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo.
Bellator MMA has a new (but familiar) addition to its heavyweight division: longtime UFC fighter Cheick Kongo.
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.