Cheick Kongo

The story behind that Cheick Kongo leg-kick prank on Paul Kelly at Nordstrom

36 minutes ago   |   MMAjunkie

At first glance, the video looks like your average bro prank - an ambush with a charlie horse. A trio of civilians barely notice when veteran MMA heavyweight Cheick Kongo...
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That crazy 2011 win over Pat Barry? Why it's not Cheick Kongo's greatest comeback

3 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

If you've been an MMA fan for any amount of time, you no doubt remember or have heard of Cheick Kongo 's legendary 2011 come-from-behind win over Pat Barry . The heavyweight...
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Bellator 199 salaries: Ryan Bader, 'King Mo' Lawal, Cheick Kongo lead $852K payroll

Bellator 199 salaries: Ryan Bader, 'King Mo' Lawal, Cheick Kongo lead $852K payroll

6 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

A trio of fighters took home the top disclosed payouts at Bellator 199. Ryan Bader and Muhammed Lawal each earned flat $150,000 paydays for their headliner, and heavyweight...
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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here with Cheick Kongo and Alexandre Almeida

7 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET with guests Cheick Kongo and Alexandre Almeida. Kongo knocked out fellow heavyweight Javy Ayala this past Saturday at Bellator 199...
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The 5 biggest takeaways from Bellator 199, including Paul Daley's mid-fight commentary

The 5 biggest takeaways from Bellator 199, including Paul Daley's mid-fight commentary

9 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

What really mattered at Bellator 199? Here's a look at a few things worth remembering from Bellator's latest trip to San Jose, Calif. With a quick KO, the light heavyweight...
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Bellator 199 post-event facts: Cheick Kongo hits significant heavyweight milestone

Bellator 199 post-event facts: Cheick Kongo hits significant heavyweight milestone

9 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

Bellator returned to its home base of San Jose, Calif., on Saturday with Bellator 199 at SAP Center. The main card aired on Paramount following prelims on MMAjunkie. In the...
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Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of Bellator 199 with Cash, the Stones, and the Eminem Curse

Fight Tracks: The walkout songs of Bellator 199 with Cash, the Stones, and the Eminem Curse

10 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

Gallery Ryan Bader def. Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 199: Best photos view 6 images While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a...
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Bellator 199's Javy Ayala: 'I don't know what happened' with Cheick Kongo's standup

10 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

A fight camp in preparation for a bout with Cheick Kongo can be a difficult thing these days, Javy Ayala said. In a Paramount-televised Bellator 199 bout tonight at SAP Center...
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Bellator 199 staff picks: Who's picking 'King Mo' to upset Ryan Bader in tourney?

Bellator 199 staff picks: Who's picking 'King Mo' to upset Ryan Bader in tourney?

11 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

Bader vs. Lawal Daley vs. Fitch Morrison vs. Pico Ayala vs. Kongo Banks vs. Piccolotti MMAjunkie readers' consensus picks 2018: 48-27 Bader Fitch Pico Kongo Banks Simon...
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5 reasons to watch Bellator 199 with heavyweight tournament intrigue between Bader, Lawal

11 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

The final first-round fight of the Bellator heavyweight grand prix headlines Saturday's Bellator 199 fight card. In that matchup. The promotion's reigning light heavyweight...
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