Cheick Kongo returns on Friday against Lavar Johnson, who he calls a beast

Bellator heavyweight Cheick Kongo will return on Friday night at Bellator 123 and he will meet Lavar Johnson in a matchup of notable mixed martial artist.B107 9 Cheick Kongo vs Peter Graham590

Friday night will mark the fifth time that Kongo will enter the Bellator cage and he is coming off a TKO win over Eric Smith at Bellator 120 in May.

Kongo was a guest on the most recent episode of “The MMA Report Podcast,” and talked about his fight against Johnson, who he calls a beast.