Cheick Kongo Discusses Signing With Bellator MMA
Posted by Larry Csonka on 08.30.2013
He has no regrets in regards to his time in the UFC…
- Cheick Kongo recently spoke about the decision to sign with Bellator MMA. Here are the highlights…
On UFC's Offer When His Contract Ended: "But I didn't get it. I got an offer, but not an offer I liked."
On Signing With Bellator MMA: "For me, it's just about competition," Kongo said. "Right now I have the opportunity to compete like I used to do. I used to have to learn how be an entertainer, because in the UFC, if you're not an entertainer, you don't get the right deal. I came to the UFC as a fighter, but now I understand the business."
On His Time In the UFC: "I have no regrets," said Kongo. "I spent a really good time in the UFC. I respect the UFC for giving me the opportunity. No regrets, and also the door is not closed. It's a new step for me to improve myself. It was made to make myself stronger and to try and reach a new goal."