Watch Cheick Kongo and Oli Thompson fight in a heavyweight bout in the co-main event of Bellator 172. In round 1, Thompson is plucked by a few punches to the head, and he appears a bit shaken. However, he responds to with a straight ideal that wobbles Kongo. Thompson is clipped by an errant knee to the crotch. After a quick pause, the fight continues. Kongo scores a takedown and is pressing Thompson into the cage then lands some strikes from leading position in half guard. Thompson gets to his feet, however Kongo lands numerous knee strikes to end the round.
In round 2, Kongo clinches with him to open the round. Kongo took him down with a slam and got half guard. He worked him over with some huge strikes.
In round 3, Kongo declines a fist bump and clinches and landed a series of knee strikes. Kongo takes him down and works him over with strikes. This is just a whipping. Kongo was awarded the decision win.