With Georges St-Pierre’s injury cancelling the original UFC 137 main event, Cheick Kongo now finds himself in the night’s co-main event opposite surging prospect Matt Mitrione. With the bump up on the card comes increased exposure for the towering French fighter, who’s coming off of a spectacular comeback win over Pat Barry. The UFC has released a pre-fight promo for Kongo, which you can view below.
UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz goes down on October 29 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Check back on FightLine that night for our live, ongoing coverage of the event.