Cheick Kongo Net Worth

Net Worth: $300 Thousand
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Mixed Martial Arts
  • Age:

    43
  • Birth Place:

    Paris, France
  • Weight:

    235 lb (107 kg)
  • Marital Status:

    Single
  • Full Name:

    Cheick Guillaume Ouedraogo
  • Nationality:

    French
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About Cheick Guillaume Ouedraogo

Cheick Kongo is a French heavyweight mixed martial artists and kickboxer with an estimated net worth of $300 thousand.

Cheick Kongo started to hone his skill in the world of martial arts at an early age. He learned Kendo and Karate at the age of five. Then, he expand his expertise as he trained in Muay Thai, kickboxing, Savate, Pencak Silat, and Greco-Roman wrestling.

His first professional fight came in when he knocked out Doog Ward in 2001. Then, it was followed by a TKO against Dave van der Veen. Before entering the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Kongo trained under the guidance of Anderson and Wandelei Silva.

Kongo entered UFC when he beated Gilbert Aldana via TKO at UFC 61. Then, he faced other great fighters such as Cain Velasquez, Paul Buentello, and Roy Nelson, among others.

When he defeated Pat Barry on June 26, 2011, the fight hailed as Knockout of the Night and Knockout of the Year. He left UFC on May 4, 2013 and moved to Bellator three months later. With his stint with the Bellator, Kongo won bouts against Eric Smith and Mark Godbeer.

Cheick Guillaume Ouedraogo was born on May 17, 1975 in Paris, France.

 

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Earnings 2014

Salary Apr. 2014
Salary from Bellator 115
$50,000

Earnings 2013

Salary Oct. 2013
Salary from Bellator 102
$60,000
Salary Apr. 2013
Salary from UFC 159
$70,000
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