Heavyweight throw down announced for Bellator’s October event as Cheick Kong will welcome Timothy Johnson to the Promotion.
Bellator 208 is set for October 13 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, headlined by Fedor Emelianenko squaring off with Chael Sonnen in a Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinal.
Kongo (28-10-2) is a kickboxer & wrestler. The 43 year old Frenchmen, enters his 13th, bout under the Bellator promotion on a 6 fight streak. The most recent, a first round knockout of Javy Ayala.
Johnson (12-4)a recent free agent signee, is a boxer & wrestler. The North Dakota Fighter parted ways with the UFC after a 3-4 run with the promotion, alternating win and losses. The 33 year old was last in action in February, at UFC Fight Night 125, in Brazil, handing Marcelo Golm a unanimous decision loss.