Biography(references)Born to a Burkinabé father and a Congolese mother, Kongo began training in martial arts when he was 5 years old, learning Kendo and Karate. As he grew older, he had already received black belt from both styles and began to expand his repertoire and trained in Boxing, Muay Thai, Savate, Wrestling and Shooto. He is also a cousin of rugby star Fulgence Ouedraogo, the French back-rower. Cheick is also a columnist for the French MMA magazine, Top Fight.
Awards & Accolades
Bellator MMA: Bellator Season 9 Heavyweight Tournament Championship
Bellator MMA: Most fights in Bellator Heavyweight division history (17)
Bellator MMA: Most victories in Bellator Heavyweight division history (13)
UFC: Knockout of the Night (One time) vs. Pat Barry
UFC: Knockout of the Year (2011) vs. Pat Barry
King of the Ring: KOTR Super World Champion -103 kg
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