It’s been 8 months since Cheick Kongo stepped foot in the Octagon, but following surgery on his lower back he’s itching to get back in action.

Kongo discusses his road to recovery and the work it took to get healthy again, as well as his opponent Pat Barry’s colorful personality and how he might have a future in acting, but that doesn’t work for fighting.

Check out this one on one interview with UFC on Versus 4 fighter Cheick Kongo

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