1. Cheick Kongo to Fight Vitaly Minakov for Bellator Heavyweight Title in April

    Cheick Kongo , the former UFC heavyweight, will challenge Russian sensation Vitaly Minakov on April 4 for the Bellator heavyweight title. Bellator announced the bout on Friday afternoon (h/t The MMA Report )...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 4,619 reads 26 comments

  2. Bellator 107 Results: Cheick Kongo Beats Peter Graham, Wins Season 9 Tournament

    Bellator has itself a new heavyweight title contender in French kickboxer Cheick Kongo following his unanimous-decision win over Peter Graham...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 9 months ago 7,012 reads 16 comments

  3. Cheick Kongo Embracing Change and a Chance at MMA Gold in Post-UFC Career

    One thing is certain after watching Cheick Kongo ’s meticulous destruction of Mark Godbeer at Bellator 102: “The Darkness” is consuming the heavyweight division...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 10 months ago 4,631 reads 10 comments

  4. Cheick Kongo Knocks out Mark Godbeer via Knees in Bellator Debut

    Cheick Kongo was successful in his Bellator debut, knocking out British heavyweight Mark Godbeer in the second round of their fight. The bout started out slowly, with Kongo finding early success using his signature clinch-and-knee strategy...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 10 months ago 9,302 reads 22 comments