Association: Kongo Smashin' Club
Pro Debut Date: 2001-06-10
Pro Record: 31-12-2
Win Finish %: 61.2%
Quality Perf. %: 60.0%
Last Ranked: 7/01/2023

#19 Heavyweight

Highest Quarterly Ranking: 1/01/2008

#6 Heavyweight

Last Loss Date: 5/06/2022
Last Loss: [#14 HW] Ryan Bader
Opponent's Last 5: L W W W L
UFC Record: 11-6-1
Longest Win Streak: 3 (2008-2009)
Next Best Win Streak: 2 (2011)
UFC Debut: 2006-07-08
Last UFC Fight: 2013-04-27

Quarterly Generated Historical Rankings
Rating bar represents the fighter's standing relative to the top of the division at the time

Date ↑ ↓ Rank Record Points
07/01/2023 1 #19 Heavyweight 31-12-2
237
04/01/2023 1 #18 Heavyweight 31-12-2
263
01/01/2023   #19 Heavyweight 31-12-2
268
10/01/2022 1 #19 Heavyweight 31-12-2
275
07/01/2022 6 #18 Heavyweight 31-12-2
279
04/01/2022 1 #12 Heavyweight 31-11-2
343
01/01/2022   #11 Heavyweight 31-11-2
343
10/01/2021 7 #11 Heavyweight 31-11-2
343
07/01/2021 2 #18 Heavyweight 30-11-2
234
04/01/2021 3 #16 Heavyweight 30-11-2
273
01/01/2021 7 #19 Heavyweight 30-11-2
273
10/01/2020 1 #12 Heavyweight 30-10-2
314
07/01/2020   #11 Heavyweight 30-10-2
344
04/01/2020   #11 Heavyweight 30-10-2
344
01/01/2020 1 #11 Heavyweight 30-10-2
344
10/01/2019   #10 Heavyweight 30-10-2
344
07/01/2019 2 #10 Heavyweight 30-10-2
344
04/01/2019 2 #12 Heavyweight 30-10-2
344
01/01/2019 3 #14 Heavyweight 29-10-2
270
10/01/2018 2 #17 Heavyweight 28-10-2
249
07/01/2018   #15 Heavyweight 28-10-2
249
04/01/2018 2 #15 Heavyweight 27-10-2
228
01/01/2018 1 #17 Heavyweight 27-10-2
230
10/01/2017 2 #18 Heavyweight 27-10-2
230
07/01/2017 3 #20 Heavyweight 27-10-2
230
04/01/2017 1 #17 Heavyweight 26-10-2
230
01/01/2017 1 #16 Heavyweight 25-10-2
221
10/01/2016 1 #15 Heavyweight 25-10-2
221
07/01/2016 1 #16 Heavyweight 24-10-2
198
04/01/2016 1 #15 Heavyweight 24-10-2
198
01/01/2016 1 #14 Heavyweight 23-10-2
198
10/01/2015   #15 Heavyweight 23-10-2
198
07/01/2015 5 #15 Heavyweight 23-10-2
198
04/01/2015 1 #20 Heavyweight 22-10-2
152
01/01/2015 2 #21 Heavyweight 22-9-2
156
10/01/2014 2 #19 Heavyweight 22-9-2
156
07/01/2014 4 #21 Heavyweight 21-9-2
140
04/01/2014 1 #17 Heavyweight 20-8-2
153
01/01/2014 6 #18 Heavyweight 20-8-2
153
10/01/2013   #24 Heavyweight 18-8-2
115
07/01/2013 6 #24 Heavyweight 18-8-2
117
04/01/2013 1 #18 Heavyweight 18-7-2
144
01/01/2013 2 #19 Heavyweight 18-7-2
144
10/01/2012 2 #17 Heavyweight 18-7-2
144
07/01/2012   #19 Heavyweight 17-7-2
141
04/01/2012 7 #19 Heavyweight 17-7-2
141
01/01/2012   #12 Heavyweight 17-6-2
200
10/01/2011   #12 Heavyweight 16-6-2
169
07/01/2011 4 #12 Heavyweight 16-6-2
169
04/01/2011 1 #16 Heavyweight 15-6-2
153
01/01/2011 2 #17 Heavyweight 15-6-2
154
10/01/2010 1 #15 Heavyweight 15-6-1
162
07/01/2010 2 #16 Heavyweight 15-6-1
162
04/01/2010 3 #14 Heavyweight 15-6-1
162
01/01/2010 2 #17 Heavyweight 14-6-1
151
10/01/2009 2 #15 Heavyweight 14-5-1
175
07/01/2009 6 #17 Heavyweight 14-5-1
175
04/01/2009   #11 Heavyweight 13-4-1
228
01/01/2009 2 #11 Heavyweight 13-4-1
233
10/01/2008 1 #9 Heavyweight 12-4-1
238
07/01/2008 1 #10 Heavyweight 11-4-1
241
04/01/2008 5 #11 Heavyweight 11-4-1
241
01/01/2008   #6 Heavyweight 11-3-1
295
10/01/2007 34 #6 Heavyweight 11-3-1
295
07/01/2007 8 #40 Heavyweight 10-3-1
58
04/01/2007 5 #48 Heavyweight 9-3-1
51
01/01/2007 10 #43 Heavyweight 9-3-1
51
10/01/2006 7 #33 Heavyweight 9-2-1
62
07/01/2006 3 #40 Heavyweight 7-2-1
50
04/01/2006 1 #43 Heavyweight 7-2-1
50
01/01/2006 17 #44 Heavyweight 7-2-1
50
10/01/2005 2 #61 Heavyweight 6-2-1
35
07/01/2005 30 #63 Heavyweight 6-2-1
35
04/01/2005   #93 Heavyweight 5-2-1
30
01/01/2005   #93 Heavyweight 5-2-1
30
10/01/2004   #93 Heavyweight 5-2-1
30
07/01/2004 2 #93 Heavyweight 5-2-1
30
04/01/2004 6 #91 Heavyweight 4-1-1
28
01/01/2004 9 #85 Heavyweight 4-1-1
28
10/01/2003 NR #76 Heavyweight 4-1-1
28


Complete Professional MMA Fight History
Fighter rankings represent most recent generated quarterly rating prior to the fight

  Opponent Event Outcome
L Ryan Bader
#9 Heavyweight
  Bellator 280 - Bader vs. Kongo 2
Friday, May 6th 2022
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 5
W Sergei Kharitonov
#19 Heavyweight
  Bellator 265 - Kongo vs. Kharitonov
Friday, August 20th 2021
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 2
L Tim Johnson
#23 Heavyweight
  Bellator 248 - Kongo vs. Johnson 2
Saturday, October 10th 2020
Decision (Split)
Round 3
NC Ryan Bader
#4 Heavyweight
  Bellator 226 - Bader vs. Kongo
Saturday, September 7th 2019
NC (Accidental Eye Poke)
Round 1
W Vitaly Minakov
#16 Heavyweight
  Bellator 216 - MVP vs. Daley
Saturday, February 16th 2019
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Tim Johnson
#43 Heavyweight
  Bellator 208: Fedor vs. Sonnen
Saturday, October 13th 2018
KO (Punches)
Round 1
W Javy Ayala
#39 Heavyweight
  Bellator 199: Bader vs. King Mo
Saturday, May 12th 2018
KO (Punches)
Round 1
W Augusto Sakai
#66 Heavyweight
  Bellator 179 - Daley vs. MacDonald
Friday, May 19th 2017
Decision (Split)
Round 3
W Oli Thompson
#46 Heavyweight
  Bellator 172 - Thomson vs. Pitbull
Saturday, February 18th 2017
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Tony Johnson
#25 Heavyweight
  Bellator 161 - Kongo vs. Johnson
Friday, September 16th 2016
Decision (Majority)
Round 3
W Vinicius Kappke de Queiroz
#74 Heavyweight
  Bellator 150 - Kongo vs. Spartan
Friday, February 26th 2016
Decision (Split)
Round 3
W Alexander Volkov
#16 Heavyweight
  Bellator 139 - Kongo vs. Volkov
Friday, June 26th 2015
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Muhammed Lawal
#18 Light Heavyweight
  Bellator 134 - British Invasion
Friday, February 27th 2015
Decision (Split)
Round 3
W Lavar Johnson
#44 Heavyweight
  Bellator MMA - Bellator 123
Friday, September 5th 2014
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
W Eric Smith   Bellator MMA - Bellator 120
Saturday, May 17th 2014
TKO (Knees and Punches)
Round 2
L Vitaly Minakov
#12 Heavyweight
  Bellator MMA - Bellator 115
Friday, April 4th 2014
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 5
W Peter Graham
#25 Heavyweight
  Bellator MMA - Bellator 107
Friday, November 8th 2013
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Mark Godbeer   Bellator MMA - Bellator 102
Friday, October 4th 2013
TKO (Knees and Punches)
Round 2
L Roy Nelson
#12 Heavyweight
  UFC 159 - Jones vs. Sonnen
Saturday, April 27th 2013
KO (Punches)
Round 1
W Shawn Jordan
#81 Heavyweight
  UFC 149 - Faber vs. Barao
Saturday, July 21st 2012
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Mark Hunt
#24 Heavyweight
  UFC 144 - Edgar vs. Henderson
Sunday, February 26th 2012
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Matt Mitrione
#22 Heavyweight
  UFC 137 - Penn vs. Diaz
Saturday, October 29th 2011
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Pat Barry
#42 Heavyweight
  UFC Live 4 - Kongo vs. Barry
Sunday, June 26th 2011
KO (Punch)
Round 1
D Travis Browne
#59 Heavyweight
  UFC 120 - Bisping vs. Akiyama
Saturday, October 16th 2010
Draw
Round 3
W Paul Buentello
#46 Heavyweight
  UFC Live 1 - Vera vs. Jones
Sunday, March 21st 2010
Submission (Elbows to the Body)
Round 3
L Frank Mir
#4 Heavyweight
  UFC 107 - Penn vs. Sanchez
Saturday, December 12th 2009
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 1
L Cain Velasquez
#30 Heavyweight
  UFC 99 - The Comeback
Saturday, June 13th 2009
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Antoni Hardonk
#32 Heavyweight
  UFC 97 - Redemption
Saturday, April 18th 2009
TKO (Punches)
Round 2
W Mostapha Al-Turk
#92 Heavyweight
  UFC 92 - The Ultimate 2008
Saturday, December 27th 2008
TKO (Elbows and Punches)
Round 1
W Dan Evensen
#101 Heavyweight
  UFC 87 - Seek and Destroy
Saturday, August 9th 2008
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
L Heath Herring
#22 Heavyweight
  UFC 82 - Pride of a Champion
Saturday, March 1st 2008
Decision (Split)
Round 3
W Mirko Filipovic
#4 Heavyweight
  UFC 75 - Champion vs. Champion
Saturday, September 8th 2007
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Assuerio Silva
#58 Heavyweight
  UFC 70 - Nations Collide
Saturday, April 21st 2007
Decision (Majority)
Round 3
L Carmelo Marrero
#103 Heavyweight
  UFC 64 - Unstoppable
Saturday, October 14th 2006
Decision (Split)
Round 3
W Christian Wellisch
#84 Heavyweight
  UFC 62 - Liddell vs. Sobral
Saturday, August 26th 2006
KO (Knee)
Round 1
W Gilbert Aldana
#176 Heavyweight
  UFC 61 - Bitter Rivals
Saturday, July 8th 2006
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
Round 1
W Dave Dalgliesh
#72 Heavyweight
  Rings Holland - Men of Honor
Sunday, December 11th 2005
TKO (Punches)
Round 2
W Gabor Nemeth
#126 Heavyweight
  KOTR - King of the Ring
Saturday, June 4th 2005
KO (Punches)
Round 2
L Gilbert Yvel
#26 Heavyweight
  Its Showtime - Amsterdam Arena
Thursday, May 20th 2004
TKO (Punches)
Round 2
W Joop Kasteel
#103 Heavyweight
  Rings Holland - Worlds Greatest
Sunday, April 4th 2004
KO (Punch)
Round 1
W Dave Vader
#75 Heavyweight
  Rings Holland - The Untouchables
Saturday, September 27th 2003
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 0
W Hans Nijman   Its Showtime - Amsterdam Arena
Sunday, June 8th 2003
Submission (Armbar)
Round 2
D Michael Knaap
#65 Light Heavyweight
  Its Showtime - As Usual
Sunday, September 29th 2002
Draw
Round 2
L Rodney Glunder
#58 Heavyweight
  Rings Holland: Saved By The Bell
Sunday, June 2nd 2002
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 2
W Dave van der Veen   Rings Holland - Some Like It Hard
Sunday, December 2nd 2001
TKO (Punches)
Round 2
W Andre Tete   Rings Holland - No Guts, No Glory
Sunday, June 10th 2001
Submission (Heel Hook)
Round 1