Ryan Bader & Cheick Kongo Battle On Twitter

MMA

Cheick Kongo competed this past weekend at Bellator 216, defeating former Bellator MMA Heavyweight Champion Vitaly Minakov by decision.

The win was a big one for Kongo, who now gets the next shot at current Bellator MMA Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader.

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Kongo had previously demanded that Bader simply hand him the title, with those comments sparking a Twitter battle between champion and future challenger:

 

 

 

There is no word yet on when the championship bout will take place, as Bader has fought already this year as well, defeating Fedor Emelianenko to win the heavyweight title and Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix at Bellator 214.

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