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Bellator 115: Minakov handles Kongo to defend title

Brett Okamoto, (December 4, 2013)
Bellator heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov made the first defense of his title by outworking veteran Cheick Kongo via unanimous decision at Bellator 115.

Vitaly Minakov-Cheick Kongo fight to headline Bellator 115 card

Brett Okamoto, (December 1, 2013)
A heavyweight title fight between newly crowned champion Vitaly Minakov and Cheick Kongo will headline Bellator 115 on April 4 in Reno, Nev.

Bellator 107 -- Kongo earns heavyweight title shot

Brett Okamoto, (November 1, 2012)
Cheick Kongo moved one step closer to the Bellator title by outlasting Peter Graham in the heavyweight tournament final at Bellator 107.

Bellator 102 Report Card: Cheick Kongo closes in on title shot

Josh Gross, (October 31, 2012)
Josh Gross hands out grades following Bellator 102 in his Report Card.

Cheick Kongo: Three fights and I can be champ

Brett Okamoto, MMA (October 31, 2012)
Cheick Kongo holds no deep grudge against his former employer, the UFC -- or at least, if he does, he keeps it close to his chest. The French heav...

UFC won't re-sign longtime heavyweight Cheick Kongo, official says

Brett Okamoto, (December 5, 2012)
Longtime UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo has finished the last fight of his contract and has not been re-signed based on recent performances, according to a UFC official.

Nelson not picky about next opponent

Franklin McNeil, MMA (December 4, 2012)
It never matters to Roy Nelson who UFC officials offer as an opponent. He always accepts. Nelson will fight any heavyweight, anywhere, anytime. He...

UFC 159 -- Jon Jones retains light heavyweight title, knocks out Chael Sonnen

Associated Press (December 4, 2012)
Jon Jones bloodied Chael Sonnen with a series of strikes to the face in the first round to win by TKO and defend his light heavyweight championship on Saturday night at UFC 159.

UFC 159: Twist of fate in Jersey

Chuck Mindenhall, MMA (December 4, 2012)
All the UFC 159 promos can't do away with the most basic question: How did we get here? The first time Chael Sonnen fought Anderson Silva, the orig...

MMA - Finding betting value at UFC 159

John Candido, FightMetric (December 4, 2012)
John Candido of FightMetric breaks down the bouts of UFC 159, indicating where the value picks lie, including the feature fight of Jon Jones versus Chael Sonnen as well as Roy Nelson versus Cheick Kongo.

UFC on Fuel 8 by the numbers

Andrew R. Davis, MMA (December 2, 2012)
UFC on Fuel TV 8 takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan this Saturday, the sixth time the UFC has traveled to the Land of the Rising Sun....

Michael Bisping will face Alan Belcher in co-main event at UFC 159

Brett Okamoto, (December 1, 2012)
A middleweight bout between Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher will serve as the co-main event for UFC 159 on April 27 in Newark, N.J.

PPVs won't always deliver bang for buck

Chuck Mindenhall, MMA (December 7, 2011)
Where did UFC 149 go wrong? What was the single, biggest offender? Oh, where to start. What went on in Calgary was one of those perfect storms. ...

UFC 149 Report Card: Like Hector Lombard, UFC 149 a dud

Josh Gross, (December 7, 2011)
Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC 149 fighters.

UFC 149 -- Renan Barao decisions Urijah Faber, claims interim title

Franklin McNeil, (December 7, 2011)
It wasn't the barn-burner he had promised, but Renan Barao managed to land enough to earn a decision over Urijah Faber at UFC 149.

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