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UFC's Cheick Kongo and Stefan Struve agree via Twitter to UFC 156 fight
November 20, 2012 (21:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ]
Responding to a fan's tweet, heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Stefan Struve today agreed to a fight at UFC 156. "It would be very exciting 4 the fans & a great challenge for both of us," Kongo wrote on his Twitter account. The proposed matchup comes three days after the French heavyweight was criticized by UFC President Dana White. More...
UFC 149 results: Cheick Kongo grinds out win over Shawn Jordan
July 22, 2012 (06:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ]
CALGARY - It won't go down as one of the better fights in UFC history, but Cheick Kongo got back in the win column. Kongo grinded out a unanimous decision victory over Shawn Jordan in a mostly plodding fight that featured Jordan working for takedowns and Kongo defending them. The majority of the fight was contested in the clinch along the fence, but Kongo took home the win with scores of 30-28, 30-27, 30-27 as the crowd voiced its displeasure with the pace. The heavyweight bout was part of the main card of Saturday's UFC 149 event at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary. It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook. More...
Cheick Kongo Says Everything Is Good Heading Into UFC 149
July 19, 2012 (06:00) [ Indexed from 411 Mania ]
He's in shape and focused More...
Freshly shaven for success? Cheick Kongo says 'life is beautiful' prior to UFC 149
July 19, 2012 (03:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ]
CALGARY, Alberta, Canada -A bearded Cheick Kongo told at UFC on FUEL TV 2 that the next time he was clean-shaven, his problems would be behind him. At UFC 149, Kongo showed up looking Mr. Clean and talking about how beautiful life is. "Everything is good now," Kongo on Wednesday told "I came back in shape and more focused, and fortunately with a good win on Saturday." More... Radio (noon ET): Cheick Kongo, Ryan Jimmo and Chris Clements
July 18, 2012 (17:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ] Radio today welcomes to the show three fighters from the upcoming UFC 149 card, including main-card competitors Cheick Kongo and Chris Clements. We also talk to preliminary-card fighter and UFC newcomer Ryan Jimmo. Radio airs from noon to 2 p.m. ET (9-11 a.m. PT) live from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Listen to and watch a video stream of the two-hour show at More...
UFC 149's Shawn Jordan believes Jackson's MMA has him prepped for Cheick Kongo
July 16, 2012 (22:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ]
One of the losses suffered by the UFC 149 card turned out to be Shawn Jordan's gain. And if things go the way he thinks they might go on Saturday, it could be the fans' gain, as well -even if most of them don't realize it yet. Jordan meets Cheick Kongo on UFC 149's main card in a heavyweight tilt that Jordan believes could make fans forget they were supposed to see Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira -not him. More...
Shawn Jordan vs. Cheick Kongo Official For UFC 149
June 18, 2012 (19:30) [ Indexed from 411 Mania ]
In Calgary More...
Cheick Kongo vs. Shawn Jordan official for UFC 149 in Calgary
June 18, 2012 (16:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ]
As expected, Shawn Jordan has replaced recovering Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and now meets fellow heavyweight Cheick Kongo next month at UFC 149. passed along news of the bout on Saturday, and UFC executives recently made it official. UFC 149 takes place July 21 at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. More...
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Out of UFC 149 Bout With Cheick Kongo
June 17, 2012 (18:15) [ Indexed from 411 Mania ]
Shawn Jordan will replace him More...
Shawn Jordan replaces 'Big Nog,' meets Cheick Kongo at UFC 149
June 17, 2012 (00:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ]
With his broken arm still not fully healed, former UFC interim champ Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has pulled out of next month's UFC 149 event. In his place steps Shawn Jordan, who now fights fellow heavyweight Cheick Kongo. Sherdog first reported the scratch and Jordan's acceptance of the fight earlier confirmed Nogueira's withdrawal. More...
Shawn Jordan Replaces Injured Minotauro, Will Face Cheick Kongo at UFC 149
June 16, 2012 (23:15) [ Indexed from ]
The bad luck for UFC 149 continues, as Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has become the latest fighter to withdraw from the July 21 card. More...
Minotauro Nogueira Returns at UFC 149, Meets Cheick Kongo in Calgary
April 25, 2012 (18:20) [ Indexed from ]
Former Pride Fighting Championships heavyweight ruler Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will return to the Octagon at UFC 149 against Cheick Kongo. More...
Cheick Kongo vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Added to UFC 149
April 25, 2012 (16:30) [ Indexed from 411 Mania ]
In Calgary More...
Cheick Kongo vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira added to UFC 149 in Calgary
April 25, 2012 (13:45) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ]
A heavyweight matchup between Frenchman Cheick Kongo and Brazilian Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has been added to UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The matchup was first reported by the "Calgary Sun." UFC 149, which could potentially feature a headliner between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and top contender Dan Henderson, takes place July 21 at Calgary's Scotiabank Saddledome. The evening's main card airs on pay-per-view, and FX and Facebook are expected to carry the prelims. More...
UFC 144 results: Mark Hunt knocks out Cheick Kongo, wins third straight
February 26, 2012 (06:20) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ]
SAITAMA, Japan - "The Super Samoan" is officially surging. Former K-1 kickboxing champion Mark Hunt earned his third consecutive win in the UFC by dispatching heavyweight Cheick Kongo with ruthless efficiency in the first round of their UFC 144 bout. The fight took place on UFC 144's main card, which took place at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, and aired live on pay-per-view. It followed prelims on FX and Facebook. More...
Cheick Kongo Surprised to Face Former Training Partner at UFC 144
February 24, 2012 (01:40) [ Indexed from 411 Mania ]
But hes prepared for it More...
UFC 144's Cheick Kongo 'surprised' to fight onetime training partner Mark Hunt
February 23, 2012 (22:35) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ]
TOKYO - Five months ago, heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Mark Hunt were sucking air together in the elevation of Denver. Present for a training camp that concluded with Hunt's meeting with Ben Rothwell and Quinton Jackson's fight with champ Jon Jones, Kongo wasn't particularly close to the New Zealand native in the weeks before UFC 135. He was surprised, nonetheless, when the Kiwi came up as his next opponent at this weekend's UFC 144 event. It didn't occur that he might have to fight Hunt. More...
Roy Nelson and Cheick Kongo to Fight at UFC 143
November 17, 2011 (18:40) [ Indexed from 411 Mania ]
Verbal agreements in place... More...
Travis Browne Wants a Rematch with Cheick Kongo
November 05, 2011 (18:00) [ Indexed from 411 Mania ]
He wasnt impressed with Kongos UFC 137 performance More...
UFC's Travis Browne unimpressed with Cheick Kongo's performance, wants rematch
November 05, 2011 (14:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie ]
It would be different this time around. Way different. Or so says Travis Browne, who is chomping at the bit for a rematch with Cheick Kongo after watching the French heavyweight fight Matt Mitrione a week ago at UFC 137. "I wasn't impressed," Browne told "I wasn't impressed at all." More...

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