September 16th, Bellator 161 will take place in Cedar Park, Texas, with a Heavyweight main event between Frenchmen Cheick Kongo (24-10-2) and AKA’s Tony Johnson (10-2).
Kongo is 6-2 in Bellator with consecutive decision wins over Alexander Volkov and Vinicius Queiroz. Kongo has 12 of 16 stoppage win via knock out and possess very good Muay Thia skills.
Johnson is a wrestling based fighter who em-brasses the grind. Johnson is on a 3 fight win streak having defeated Robert Neal (TKO), Alexander Volkov (SD), and Raphael Butler (TKO). Johnson also holds a win over current UFC Fighter Derrick Lewis.