Cheick Kongo Says “Experience In Bellator Is Way Better” Than When He Was In The UFC

kongo

Bellator 115 takes place tonight from the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada. The main event features Bellator heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov defending his title for the first time against Cheick Kongo.

On today’s podcast we talk to Kongo. We discuss the keys to the fight with Minakov, why his experience in Bellator is better than when he was in the UFC, being at the “Sabotage” movie premiere, MMA in France and more.

You can watch tonight’s main card of Bellator 115 on Spike TV starting at 9 p.m. ET.

Subscribe to Between The Ropes on ITunes so you can automatically get the latest podcasts. You can also subscribe to Between The Ropes on Stitcher.

Follow Cheick Kongo on Twitter @Kongo4Real.

Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter.

Play

Video: Bellator 97 Preview

Bellator MMA returns tonight with the final Summer Series event as Bellator 97 takes place tonight at the Santa Ana Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the main card airs on Spike TV at 7 p.m. ET following the preliminary card on Spike.com at 6 p.m. ET.

The card features two title fights as Michael Chandler defends his Bellator lightweight title against David Rickels and Ben Askren defends his welterweight title against Andrey Koreshkov.

Also two tournament finals take place as Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal squares off with Jacob Noe in the light heavyweight finals and Ryan Martinez faces off with Vitaly Minakov in the heavyweight finals.

Watch the video above for a preview of tonight’s card.

Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter.

You can follow me on Twitter @SMuehlhausenMMA.