Cheick
Kongo
28-8-2( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 18 fights.
Record: 28-8-2
Summary: training since 5 years old, focus and dedication

Fighter Info

From: Paris France
Age: 38
Height: 6' 4" ( 193 cm )
Weight: 240 lb ( 109 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
987
58% Successful
574
Types of Successful Strikes
0
574
37% Standing
38% Clinch
25%
213
216
145
Striking Defense
54
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
38
63% Successful
24
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
12
3
Takedown Defense
53
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Roy Nelson Apr 27, 2013
2 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Cheick Kongo 4 0 0 0
Win
Cheick Kongo Jul 21, 2012
38 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Shawn Jordan 15 0 0 1
Loss
Mark Hunt Feb 25, 2012
10 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Cheick Kongo 5 0 0 0
Win
Cheick Kongo Oct 29, 2011
44 2 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Matt Mitrione 21 0 0 0
Win
Cheick Kongo Jun 26, 2011
10 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Pat Barry 8 0 0 0
Draw
Cheick Kongo Oct 16, 2010
58 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Travis Browne 22 2 0 1
Win
Cheick Kongo Mar 21, 2010
53 9 0 2 R3 Submission
Paul Buentello 3 0 0 0
Loss
Frank Mir Dec 12, 2009
2 0 1 0 R1 Submission
Cheick Kongo 0 0 0 0
Loss
Cain Velasquez Jun 13, 2009
29 7 2 11 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Cheick Kongo 21 1 0 0
Win
Cheick Kongo Apr 18, 2009
53 2 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Antoni Hardonk 9 0 0 0
Win
Cheick Kongo Dec 27, 2008
34 1 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Mostapha Al Turk 4 0 0 0
Win
Cheick Kongo Aug 9, 2008
23 2 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Dan Evensen 2 0 2 0
Loss
Heath Herring Mar 1, 2008
57 3 0 3 R3 Decision - Split
Cheick Kongo 45 5 0 5
Win
Cheick Kongo Sep 8, 2007
63 1 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Mirko Cro Cop 15 1 0 2
Win
Cheick Kongo Apr 21, 2007
64 0 1 0 R3 Decision - Majority
Assuerio Silva 13 6 0 5
Loss
Carmelo Marrero Oct 14, 2006
16 6 0 5 R3 Decision - Split
Cheick Kongo 18 0 2 2
Win
Cheick Kongo Aug 26, 2006
17 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Christian Wellisch 0 1 1 2
Win
Cheick Kongo Jul 8, 2006
24 1 0 0 R1 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Gilbert Aldana 6 2 0 2

Biography

Training: I’m training as usual. Every morning, it's between cycling, running or swimming for one hour at 6 in morning. Two hours later I lift weights for almost 2 hours. Three hours later I work some skills for 2.5 hours, and at night, meditation for one hour.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 5 years old and now I am at the peak of my career, it's my time!

What ranks and titles have you held?
2005 World Champion Federation King of the Rings

Do you have any heroes?
My mother and my older brother

What is your favorite technique?
To use whatever is necessary to defeat my opponent. I have several techniques.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It's an honor for me as it's the "place to be"!

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Two years of college in France.

What was your job before you started fighting?
I was a commercial agent for a French brand.

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Career

Trained With

Michael Bisping
Michael Bisping
25-6-0
( W-L-D )
Rampage Jackson
Rampage Jackson
32-10-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Mirko Cro Cop
Mirko Cro Cop
27-10-2, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Matt Mitrione
Matt Mitrione
7-3-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Pat Barry UFC® Live on Versus KONGO vs BARRY

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