2016 MMA fight – Cheick Kongo vs Tony Johnson – full fight Video Bellator 161

2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-09-16, disappointing fight between Cheick Kongo and Tony Johnson: it gets two stars.

The black belt in karate, kendo and Bellator Hw tournament winner (season 9) Cheick Kongo entered this fight with a professional mma record of 24-10-2 (67% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 heavyweight in the world. He lost to Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal last year (=Lawal vs Kongo) but then he has won over Alexander Volkov (=Kongo vs Volkov) and Vinicius Queiroz (=Kongo vs Queiroz).
His opponent, Tony Johnson, has an official record of 10-2-0 (50% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.24 in the same weight class. He suffered his last defeat when he faced Chris Lokteff in 2013, since then he has won three bouts beating Raphael Butler in 2016 (=Johnson vs Butler). Kongo vs Johnson is the main event of Bellator 161. Watch the video and rate this fight!


Event: Bellator 161: Kongo vs Johnson

Date: 2016-09-16

Where: HEB Center, Cedar Park, Texas, USA

Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Cheick Kongo def. Tony Johnson (majority decision, 28-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Kongo’s previous fight: Cheick Kongo vs Vinicius Queiroz

Johnson’s previous fight: Tony Johnson vs Raphael Butler

Kongo’s next fight: Cheick Kongo vs Oli Thompson



Official video (USA)

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