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Cheick Kongo-Tony Johnson To Headline Bellator 161

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The main event for Bellator 161 will feature heavyweight action, as Cheick Kongo takes on Tony Johnson.

Set for September 16 from the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, the main card airs live on Spike TV.

Kongo (24-10-2) has gone 6-2 since signing with Bellator after a run in the UFC that featured wins over Shawn Jordan, Matt Mitrione and Pat Barry. He has won each of his last two fights.

Johnson (10-2) is a perfect 3-0 with the promotion, including wins over Raphael Butler and Alexander Volkov.