Height: 6'4" (194cm)
Weight: 234 lbs
Camp: Wolfslair MMA Academy
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Cheick "Unstoppable" Kongo (born May 17, 1975 in Paris, France) is a professional French heavyweight mixed martial artist and kickboxer currently fighting in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He currently trains with Quinton Jackson and Michael Bisping.
Kongo was 7-2-1 when he entered the UFC to fight Gilbert Aldana at UFC 61, whom he beat by TKO due to a doctor stoppage. Kongo followed up with a win over UFC newcomer Christian Wellisch by KO due to a knee strike, before losing to UFC newcomer Carmelo Marrero "The Fury" at UFC 64. Then, Kongo defeated Assuerio Silva by majority decision at UFC 70. At UFC 75 on September 8, 2007, he defeated Mirko Filipovic "Cro Cop" by unanimous decision. He fought against Heath Herring at UFC 82, losing by split decision. At UFC 87 he fought against Dan Evensen, whom he defeated by first-round TKO.
His most recent fight was at UFC 92 on December 27, 2008 where he beat Mustapha Al Turk by TKO. Kongo dropped Al Turk with two right hands. Kongo pounced on Al Turk with elbows and punches, opening up a big cut above the eye. Referee Steve Mazzagatti stopped the fight after 4:37 of the first round.