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  • 6 days ago
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With Bobby Lashley injured, Bellator officials announced King Mo vs. Cheick Kongo for Bellator 134. Also Andre Santos steps in against Paul Daley. read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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King Mo will be taking a step up to the heavyweight division to face off with Cheick Kongo on February 27th. Scott Coker's Bellator has put on some interesting fights already, and his most recent booking shows that he's not afraid to have guys compete outside of their natural weight class. Today on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, Coker announced that King Mo Lawal would be moving up to heavyweight to face off with Cheick Kongo at Bellator 134. Here's what he had to say: "We're going to put on a read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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The Bellator 134 line up on Feb. 27, 2015, experienced a major shake up today, with a high-profile fight added and another subtracted. Cheick Kongo, please check in. Bellator 134, which takes place at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., on Feb. 27, 2015, has taken hit after hit. The Spike TV card first lost a bout between Bobby Lashley and James "The Colossus" Thompson when the former withdrew because of injury. Muhammed Lawal volunteered to move up to Heavyweight to take Lashley's place. Bellator read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Bellator President Scott Coker made the announcement of what he called a “superfight” for Bellator 134. It will be “King Mo” Lawal vs. Cheick Kongo at heavyweight.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Former Bellator MMA light heavyweight contender Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal will move up to heavyweight for a bout with Cheick Kongo at Bellator 134. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Muhammed Lawal, more affectionately known as 'King' Mo, once pledged to compete at 'moneyweight'. As 2015 rolls around, the Bellator light heavyweight now has his sights set on heavyweight as he'll face UFC veteran Cheick Kongo. The news was made official by Bellator President Scott Coker with Ariel Helwani on Tuesday's The MMA Hour. This marks the fifth time Lawal has competed at heavyweight. Lawal's first two MMA bouts took place in that division, where read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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With its 2014 in the rearview mirror, Bellator MMA returns next week for its first event of the new year. Take a look back at its best submissions of 2014. Filed under: Bellator, News, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, Michael Bisping, Cheick Kongo weren’t just posters on a wall for young MMA fan Jack McGann. They were his team mates and training partners from the age of 13 and now, at 21 years old, the young lightweight prospect is stepping up into the UK top-flight with a debut for BAMMA this Saturday night. Fighters come from all walks of life, drawn to the martial arts and to fight-sport competition by all manner of different factors and influences. While some have trained since read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bobby Lashley said he felt the nerves, but he also felt confident, which is a reason he said his return to the cage at Friday’s Bellator 123 event was a success.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Bellator 123: “Curran vs. Pitbull 2” took place last night (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014) from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., while rivals Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put on a show several miles away. Check out our recap of Bellator’s Season 11 debut below. The revamped Bellator MMA put on its first show of Season 11 last night (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014), with President Scott Coker assembling quite an entertaining card as the promotion went head-to-head against Ultimate Fighting Championship read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Patricio Pitbull Freire defeated Patt Curran in a rematch from Bellator to become the nw featherweight champion; King Mo, Bobby Lashley and Cheick Kongo all earned stoppage victories on the main card. In what marked the first time that the UFC and Bellator went "head-to-head" against each other, MMA No. 2 promotion put on an entertaining night of fights that featured a wide array of stoppages and a thrilling main event that culminated in the crowning of a new champion. In a rematch from Bellator read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Sixteen months after surprisingly turning down a four-fight contract extension with the UFC, Bellator MMA heavyweight Cheick Kongo offered some insight regarding his split with his former employer. "You know some things happen unexpectedly in your career, but no matter what happens, you can get everything you want. Everything in my career now is good," said Kongo this week, according to SciFighting.com. "But the UFC threw me away after treating me like s--t at the end. You have to be really toug read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo voices his displeasure with the promotion, who chose not to re-sign him last year. It's been over a year since Cheick Kongo was KO'd in just 1 minute by Roy Nelson back at UFC 159. Kongo's contract had expired and the UFC opted not to give him a new one, making him a free agent. The longtime heavyweight veteran later joined Bellator, where he won a four-man tournament before losing a title fight to Vitaly Minakov. He's scheduled to fight fellow ex-UFC heavywei read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Cheick Kongo will return to action this Friday night (Sept. 5, 2014) when he faces Lavar Johnson on the Spike TV main card of Bellator 123, which takes place inside Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. And everything in the Parisian's career is finally "good" now that he's competing for the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, following a hot-and-cold run under the ZUFFA banner. From his conversation with Sc read news >>

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