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  • 4 years ago
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"The Ultimate Fighter 10" winner Roy Nelson (15-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is working his way into the mix.

The round-bellied heavyweight on Saturday posted a message on his official Twitter account that he expects to face burgeoning takedown artist Cheick Kongo (15-6 MMA, 8-4 UFC) in his next octagon appearance. Though not yet confirmed by the UFC, a Fighters Only report this past week has pegged the match-up to take place at UFC 116. read news >>

  • a year ago
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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. read news >>

  • a year ago
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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 waters. read news >>

  • a year ago
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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. read news >>

  • a year ago
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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. read news >>

  • a year ago
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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 quickly discovered. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Cheick Kongo talks about his upcoming UFC 159 fight against TUF Heavyweights winner Roy Nelson, his injury, a bit french and more. read news >>

  • a year ago
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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 rising to a challenge before he gets into the cage. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Two new fights have finally been added to the upcoming UFC 159 card landing in New Jersey in late April. read news >>

  • a year ago
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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. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Fabricio Werdum's performance at UFC 143 against Roy Nelson was an impressive turn thathelped lead to his November title shot against champ Cain Velasquez. If he pulls off the upset, and if Nelson beats Mark Hunt in September, Nelson would love a rematch with the belt on the line. read news >>

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