Cheick Kongo Tag

Cheick Kongo: “I’m Still a UFC ...

May 04, 2013NoNo Comments2211 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.

Cheick Kongo’s Contract Complete with...

May 01, 2013NoNo Comments1995 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

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

Apr 28, 2013NoNo Comments2357 Views

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

Roy Nelson

UFC 159 Results: Roy Nelson Crushes Cheick ...

Apr 28, 2013NoNo Comments2092 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

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

Apr 27, 2013NoNo Comments1544 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

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

Apr 26, 2013NoNo Comments2347 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

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

Jan 29, 2013NoNo Comments2764 Views

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

Cheick Kongo Turned Down Fight Against Dani...

Nov 21, 2012NoNo Comments2288 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 Comments1851 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 Comments2895 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 Comments1813 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 Comments1364 Views

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

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

Jun 16, 2012NoNo Comments1444 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 Comments2735 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 Comments1233 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 Comments1413 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 Comments1239 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 Comments9503 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 Comments22005 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 Comments24034 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 Comments1505 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 Comments1398 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 Comments1618 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 Comments26688 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 Comments2430 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 Comments5780 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 Comments1182 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 Comments1152 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 Comments1719 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 Comments1063 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.