VIDEO | Cheick Kongo Scores Submission Win Over Sergei Kharitonov

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Cheick Kongo picked up another wild come from behind win at Bellator 265.

In the main event of the evening, Kongo scored a submission win with just one second left on the clock in round two.

Prior to that, things weren’t going according to plan for Kongo who ate a ton of jabs and was even dropped by one in the first frame. However, midway through round two Kongo unleashed a series of punches that hurt Kharitonov. The Frenchman shot for a takedown and the two heavyweights hit the mat with an audible thud.

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Kongo quickly transitioned to mount and Kharitonov tried to roll, exposing his neck. Kongo locked in the rear-naked choke and ultimately got the tap with just one remaining in round two.

What’s next for Cheick Kongo after his big win at Bellator 265?

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