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Bellator MMA Features Three Tournament Fina...

Oct 30, 2013Comments off1312 Views

The Toughest Tournament in Sports continues Friday, November 8 as Winstar World Casino plays host to the Bellator Heavyweight, Bantamweight and Middleweight Tournament Finals.

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Bellator 106 Fight Card Undergoes Further C...

Oct 28, 2013Comments off971 Views

The dominoes have fallen swiftly with Tito Ortiz's withdrawal from Bellator 106 and the event being restructured for free TV.

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Cheick Kongo vs. Vinicius Spartan Heavyweig...

Oct 14, 2013Comments off1207 Views

After knockout victories for both Cheick Kongo and Vinicius Spartan in the Bellator Heavyweight Semifinals, the two giants will meet inside the Bellator cage on

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Bellator 102 Fight Highlights: Cheick Kongo...

Oct 05, 2013Comments off2007 Views

Cheick Kongo made an immediate impact in his promotional debut at Bellator 102 on Friday night, but it was Vinicius Spartacus that stole the show

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Bellator 102 Results: Cheick Kongo Scores a...

Oct 05, 2013Comments off1063 Views

Cheick Kongo was the most highly anticipated heavyweight in Bellator's history. He made an immediate impact, scoring a second-round knockout at Bellator 102 on Friday

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UFC Vet Cheick Kongo Signs with Bellator fo...

Aug 28, 2013Comments off1196 Views

Bellator officials on Wednesday announced the signing of former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo.

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Cheick Kongo Following Teammate Rampage Jac...

Jun 04, 2013Comments off4912 Views

Cheick Kongo is following Wolfslair teammate Quinton “Rampage” Jackson to Bellator MMA.

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Shameless MMA Radio: UFC on Fox 8’s J...

May 06, 2013Comments off510 Views

The Shameless MMA crew talk with Denver reporter Mark Meredith about Kids in MMA and UFC on Fox 8's Justin "J Bomb" Salas. Hot topics

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Cheick Kongo: “I’m Still a UFC ...

May 04, 2013Comments off1118 Views

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.

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Cheick Kongo’s Contract Complete with...

May 01, 2013Comments off982 Views

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

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Roy Nelson Likely to Fight Mark Hunt or Dan...

Apr 28, 2013Comments off1440 Views

Following his third consecutive first-round knockout performance, Roy Nelson is likely to face Mark Hunt or Daniel Cormier in his next fight.

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UFC 159 Results: Roy Nelson Crushes Cheick ...

Apr 28, 2013Comments off1154 Views

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

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Cheick Kongo Willing to Get Crazy to Beat U...

Apr 27, 2013Comments off778 Views

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

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Roy Nelson: “I Could Probably Lose an...

Apr 26, 2013Comments off1168 Views

Roy Nelson realizes what it takes to get buy in today's entertainment first, sports second world of MMA. Heck, he knows that even if a

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Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo; Phil Davis vs....

Jan 29, 2013Comments off1707 Views

Two new fights have finally been added to the upcoming UFC 159 card landing in New Jersey in late April.

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Cheick Kongo Turned Down Fight Against Dani...

Nov 21, 2012Comments off1123 Views

UFC president Dana White recently revealed the heavyweight Cheick Kongo had turned down two separate fights offered by the promotion.

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“You’re Either Fighters or You&...

Nov 19, 2012Comments off753 Views

"You're either fighters or you're not." UFC president Dana White appears to be growing weary of seemingly healthy fighters turning down bouts.

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Cheick Kongo Turned Down Fight Against Roy ...

Nov 16, 2012Comments off1604 Views

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

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UFC 149 Results: Kongo Beats Jordan After C...

Jul 21, 2012Comments off806 Views

Sometimes heavyweight fights end with a devastating knockout in emphatic fashion leaving every fan in an arena on their feet. Then sometimes there is Cheick

UFC 149 Play-by-Play: Cheick Kongo vs. Shaw...

Jul 18, 2012Comments off685 Views

UFC 149 play-by-play of Cheick Kongo vs. Shawn Jordan.

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Big Nog Out of UFC 149, Shawn Jordan Steps ...

Jun 16, 2012Comments off720 Views

If you are a fighter competing at UFC 149, it's probably best to avoid black cats or walking under ladders.

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Big Nog vs. Kongo Agreed for UFC 149 in Cal...

Apr 24, 2012Comments off1663 Views

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Cheick Kongo have reportedly agreed to fight at UFC 149 in Calgary.

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UFC 144 Results: Mark Hunt is No Longer the...

Feb 26, 2012Comments off589 Views

Mark Hunt was once the unwanted man, but has now rebounded to a three-fight victory streak, adding Cheick Kongo to his hit list at UFC

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Cheick Kongo Goes From Security Guard to Su...

Feb 22, 2012Comments off744 Views

MMAWeekly.com caught up with Cheick Kongo at Gold's Gym in Tokyo, Japan, where he talked about his UFC 144 opponent, Mark Hunt, and making the

UFC 144 Japan Play-by-Play: Mark Hunt vs. C...

Feb 22, 2012Comments off583 Views

UFC 144 Japan: Edgar vs. Henderson live play-by-play of Mark Hunt vs. Cheick Kongo on Saturday, Feb. 25.

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UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz Scorecards

Nov 01, 2011Comments off4970 Views

Check out this MMAWeekly.com photo gallery with all of the UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz official scorecards.

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UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz Full Fight Photo Gal...

Nov 01, 2011Comments off12817 Views

Check out the full slate of fight photos from UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz by MMAWeekly.com's Scott Petersen.

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UFC 137 Fight Photos: Penn vs. Diaz Main Ca...

Oct 31, 2011Comments off13579 Views

Exclusive MMAWeekly.com fight photos from the UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz main card, featuring BJ Penn, Nick Diaz, Mirko Cro Cop, Cheick Kongo, and more.

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UFC 137 Fighter Salaries: Diaz, Penn &...

Oct 31, 2011Comments off702 Views

The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday released the UFC 137 fighter salaries with Nick Diaz, B.J. Penn, and Cheick Kongo topping the list.

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UFC 137 Results: Cheick Kongo Hands Matt Mi...

Oct 29, 2011Comments off679 Views

Cheick Kongo put in a full night of work against Matt Mitrione at UFC 137. Read here to see how he got past the former