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UFC 137's Cheick Kongo aiming for rematch with 'lucky' champ Cain Velasquez
October 30, 2011 (15:10) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
LAS VEGAS - Slow and steady wins the race, though fighting ugly does little to win fans.
Cheick Kongo knows Saturday's UFC 137 co-main-event win over Matt Mitrione wasn't a signature or highlight-reel win that dazzled fans, but it served its purpose.
It got him one step closer to a rematch with champ Cain Velasquez, whom Kongo said was "lucky" in their first meeting.
Fighting gypsy Cheick Kongo still chasing belt, pining for bout in native France
October 20, 2011 (23:05) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Cheick Kongo has another run in him for the UFC
heavyweight title. But he's also contemplating life beyond MMA.
"My goal right now is to get the belt and be happy with this," he told
MMAjunkie.com. "Just say, 'I did it.' After that, I
The French heavyweight is looking for a little bit of stability. His
native country isn't a place where MMA is welcome, so to him, the sport
has been a long chain of different gyms, different countries, and
different people. He's looking to settle down.
Matt Mitrione fighting for UFC job security, ready to punch Cheick Kongo in the face
September 19, 2011 (16:10) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Undefeated UFC heavyweight contender Matt Mitrione will soon face the stiffest test of his young career when he meets Check
Kongo at October's UFC 137 event in Las Vegas.
But Mitrione, a former professional football player and the man who
booted Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson from the octagon, isn't intimidated
in the least.
In fact, Mitrione said challenges like Kongo are exactly what drew him to
the sport in the first place. A win here, Mitrione says, would provide
him exactly what he's currently seeking: job security.
Cheick Kongo vs. Matt Mitrione targeted for UFC 137 in Las Vegas
July 15, 2011 (01:25) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Matt Mitrione have agreed to meet at UFC 137 in October.
MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the bout with event sources, who said a Mitrione vs. Dave Herman bout also was considered. ESPN.com first reported the Kongo-Mitrione matchup.
UFC 137 takes place Oct. 29 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
MMAjunkie.com Radio: Cheick Kongo, Ronnie Mann (in studio), Nick Gaston
June 28, 2011 (17:45) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Following one of the most entertaining comeback victories in UFC history, French striker Check Kongo joins today's edition of MMAjunkie.com Radio.
Additionally, Bellator featherweight tourney participant Ronnie Mann comes in-studio to discuss his recent win, and heavyweight Nick Gaston calls in to preview his upcoming DREAM bout with Todd Duffee.
MMAjunkie.com Radio airs from 12-2 p.m. ET (9-11 a.m. PT) live from the
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino's Race & Sports Book. Listen to and
watch a video stream of the two-hour show at www.mmajunkie.com/radio, or watch it live on select television markets as part of Fight Now TV.
UFC on Versus 4's Cheick Kongo was simply happy to please fight fans
June 27, 2011 (08:10) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
PITTSBURGH - French striker Cheick Kongo had not competed in the octagon since an October 2010, but he made a triumphant return on Sunday.
The towering Frenchman returned to action against fellow striker Pat Barry in the main event of UFC on Versus 4, which took place at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh.
In the night's Versus-televised main event, Kongo survived being hurt by Barry's heavy punches on multiple occasions and shockingly landed a devastating right hand that sent Barry crashing to the canvas.
UFC on Versus 4's Pat Barry squashing rumors while prepping for Cheick Kongo
June 25, 2011 (00:40) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
No matter what he does, Pat Barry always needs to clear the record.
Days from his fight with Cheick Kongo at UFC on
Versus 4, he is on rumor patrol because things that get said come out
different when they appear on the Internet.
Of course, there are some rumors Barry would love to keep alive,
especially when it comes to his opponent, whom he meets Sunday at CONSOL
Energy Center on the main card of the Versus-televised event.
Pat Barry vs. Cheick Kongo official as UFC on Versus 4 co-headliner
April 19, 2011 (20:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
A long-rumored bout between heavyweight fighters Pat Barry and Cheick Kongo is now official for UFC on Versus 4.
UFC officials today announced the fight, which serves as the night's co-main event.
UFC on Versus 4 takes place June 26 at Pittsburgh's Consol Energy Center. The night's main card, including an Anthony Johnson vs. Nate Marquardt welterweight headliner, airs live on Versus.
Pat Barry vs. Cheick Kongo on tap for UFC on Versus 4 in June
March 14, 2011 (18:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Pat Barry and Cheick Kongo are the first fighters earmarked for UFC on Versus 4.
Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com that the heavyweights have verbally agreed to meet, and contracts are expected to be signed shortly. MMAWeekly.com first reported the matchup.
UFC on Versus 4 takes place June 26, and the night's main card airs live on Versus.
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October 19, 2010 (05:45) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
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