Cheick Kongo Tag

Cheick Kongo Turned Down Fight Against Dani...

Nov 21, 2012NoNo Comments1460 Views

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&...

Nov 19, 2012NoNo Comments988 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.

Cheick Kongo Turned Down Fight Against Roy ...

Nov 16, 2012NoNo Comments2049 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

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

Jul 21, 2012NoNo Comments1078 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, 2012NoNo Comments878 Views

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

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

Jun 16, 2012NoNo Comments953 Views

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

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs Cheick Kongo

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

Apr 24, 2012NoNo Comments2054 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, 2012NoNo Comments784 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

Cheick Kongo Goes From Security Guard to Su...

Feb 22, 2012NoNo Comments926 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, 2012NoNo Comments760 Views

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

UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz Scorecards

Nov 01, 2011NoNo Comments6947 Views

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

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

Nov 01, 2011NoNo Comments16730 Views

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

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

Oct 31, 2011NoNo Comments18035 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.

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

Oct 31, 2011NoNo Comments905 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.

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

Oct 29, 2011NoNo Comments867 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

UFC 137 Weigh-in Video: Penn & Diaz Sc...

Oct 28, 2011NoNo Comments1085 Views

Considering their respect for each other and past relationship, no one expected the explosion of emotions from BJ Penn and Nick Diaz at the UFC

UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz Weigh-in Photos

Oct 28, 2011NoNo Comments20645 Views

MMAWeekly.com's exclusive UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz weigh-in photo gallery.

UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz Weigh-In Results

Oct 28, 2011NoNo Comments1623 Views

Mutual respect or not, Nick Diaz and B.J. Penn are ready to scrap after an intense weigh-ins almost resulted in the fight happening 24 hours

UFC 137 Pre-Fight Press Conference Photos

Oct 28, 2011NoNo Comments4147 Views

Exclusive UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz pre-fight press conference photo gallery featuring BJ Penn, Nick Diaz, Mirko Cro Cop, Dana White, and more.

Next Great Prospect? Mitrione Appreciates P...

Oct 27, 2011NoNo Comments795 Views

Matt Mitrione appreciates being called 'the next big thing in the UFC', but he's heard that type of praise heaped on a lot of fighters

Matt Mitrione and Cheick Kongo

Countdown to UFC 137 – The Heavyweigh...

Oct 25, 2011NoNo Comments663 Views

Check out Countdown to UFC 137: The Heavyweights featuring Cheick Kongo vs. Matt Mitrione and Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic vs. Roy Nelson. Full video.

UFC 137 Play-by-Play: Cheick Kongo vs. Matt...

Oct 25, 2011NoNo Comments1121 Views

UFC 137 play-by-play of Cheick Kongo vs. Matt Mitrione on Saturday, Oct. 29, in Las Vegas.

Is Kongo’s Stand-up the Answer to Mat...

Oct 24, 2011NoNo Comments637 Views

How does Cheick Kongo's ground game stack up to Matt Mitrione's? Find out what Kongo thinks in this exclusive UFC 137 pre-fight video interview.

UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz Media Conference Cal...

Oct 20, 2011NoNo Comments663 Views

Listen to the full audio from the UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz media conference call, which included BJ Penn, Matt Mitrione, Cheick Kongo, and yes,

Matt Mitrione and Cheick Kongo

The UFC 137 Fight Card Shuffle: Mitrione vs...

Oct 19, 2011NoNo Comments810 Views

UFC officials on Wednesday elevated the heavyweight showdown between Matt Mitrione and Cheick Kongo to UFC 137 co-main event status.

Matt Mitrione Adds Mike Dolce to Camp for U...

Aug 25, 2011NoNo Comments841 Views

Matt Mitrione believes nutrition has been the missing piece to the puzzle in his fight career, so to remedy that he's added famed guru Mike

Matt Mitrione vs. Cheick Kongo Latest Addit...

Jul 14, 2011NoNo Comments1368 Views

A heavyweight bout has been added to the upcoming UFC 137 fight card with former 'Ultimate Fighter' competitor Matt Mitrione facing Cheick Kongo.

Should the Fight Have Been Stopped? Pat Bar...

Jun 27, 2011NoNo Comments765 Views

Pat Barry stunned and almost finished Cheick Kongo twice during their fight on Sunday night in Pittsburgh before a miraculous comeback from the Frenchman to

MMAWeekly’s Damon Martin on The Fight...

Jun 27, 2011NoNo Comments517 Views

After an exciting and crazy event in Pittsburgh this weekend, MMAWeekly's Damon Martin will join host Mauro Ranallo on 'The Fight Show' to discuss the

UFC on Versus 4 Fighter Bonuses: Kongo, Lau...

Jun 26, 2011NoNo Comments980 Views

There was a bevvy of fighters worthy of earning post-fight award bonuses at UFC on Versus 4 on Sunday night in Pittsburgh, but there were