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.
After a seven-year run that included 18 fights in the organization, veteran heavyweight Cheick Kongo is a UFC fighter no more.
NEWARK, N.J. – Roy Nelson wanted a crack at the UFC heavyweight title if he had an impressive win over Cheick Kongo. He won't get it, but he's already been promised one of two figh...
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...
Ahead of UFC 159 Roy Nelson talk about being dad, French stereotypes, fighting Cheick Kongo, who cuts his hair and more.
Cheick Kongo talks about his upcoming UFC 159 fight against TUF Heavyweights winner Roy Nelson, his injury, a bit french and more.
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...
NEW YORK – Know that classic MMA fighter adage of "Whoever the UFC puts in front of me"? Yeah, well not Roy Nelson. Not Roy Nelson at all. "I say, 'Whoever has the gold!" Nelson told MM...
Two more additions have been made to the growing UFC 159 bill.
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.