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Scott Coker: Dillon Danis is a gamer, but won't get Bellator booking until healthy

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Scott Coker isn’t thinking about who’s next for Dillon Danis until he’s cleared to fight.
Danis (2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) underwent reconstructive knee surgery in March and has …read more

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Scott Coker says Fedor Emelianenko is “50/50” on a rematch with Fabricio Werdum

Bellator president Scott Coker says that heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko is “50/50” on whether he wants a rematch with Fabricio Werdum. It’s been over 10 years since Werdum pulled off …read more

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Bellator Signs Magomed Magomedov, Only Person To Beat UFC Champion Petr Yan

Magomed Magomedov, the only man to beat UFC bantamweight champion, Petr Yan has signed with Bellator. Bellator president, Scott Coker announced the news to new broadcast partner CBS Sports. “We’re …read more

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Scott Coker blames inactivity for Michael Page's 'off night' at Bellator 248

Scott Coker thinks Michael Page’s time away from the cage was the main factor in his sub-par performance on Saturday.
Page (18-1 MMA, 14-1 BMMA) picked up a unanimous decision over …read more

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Michael Page had “off night” at Bellator Paris due to ring rust, says Scott Coker

Bellator welterweight contender Michael Page had an “off night” at Bellator Paris due to ring rust, theorized Bellator president Scott Coker. Page defeated former Cage Warriors FC champion Ross Houston …read more

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Scott Coker rates success of first major MMA event in France

Over the weekend, Scott Coker promoted the first major mixed martial arts event in France with the stacked Bellator 248 card. It took many years for France to formally legalize …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Scott Coker honored to host first major MMA event to France with Bellator Paris

Scott Coker is proud to have made history on Saturday.
The Bellator CEO is grateful after hosting the first major mixed martial arts event in France with Bellator 248 and Bellator …read more

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Cheick Kongo will earn Ryan Bader rematch with impressive win over Tim Johnson, confirms Scott Coker

Bellator president Scott Coker says that Cheick Kongo will get a rematch against Ryan Bader with an impressive win over Tim Johnson. Kongo and Bader first met last September at …read more

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Former UFC light heavyweight Corey Anderson set to make Bellator debut against KO artist Melvin Manhoef

Former UFC light heavyweight contender Corey Anderson will make his Bellator debut when he takes on veteran striker Melvin Manhoef. Bellator president Scott Coker confirmed to CBS Sports’s Brian Campbell …read more

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Scott Coker reacts to Michael Chandler signing with the UFC

Bellator President Scott Coker has shared his first reaction to Michael Chandler, the promotion’s former lightweight champion, signing with the UFC. Chandler is arguably the biggest star in Bellator history. …read more

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Still a Michael Chandler fan, Scott Coker says UFC 254 role reflects Bellator's quality

Bellator president Scott Coker still holds new UFC signee Michael Chandler in high regard despite a professional parting of the ways between the two.
“Michael has been the face of Bellator …read more

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What's behind Bellator's recent influx of top prospect signings? Scott Coker says it's nothing new.

Last week, Bellator’s signing spree of highly touted prospects caught the attention of many MMA fans and media alike, but according to company president Scott Coker, it’s nothing new.
In recent …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Showtime Sports President Stephen Espinoza on Bellator’s future, Scott Coker vs. Dana White, freak show fights and more

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Few people wield as much power in combat sports as Showtime Sports President Stephen Espinoza, especially now that Bellator MMA is now under his umbrella as …read more

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Scott Coker confirms he has reached out Brock Lesnar’s management: “This is a great opportunity”

Bellator president Scott Coker confirmed he has reached out to the management of Brock Lesnar, saying it would be a “great opportunity.” Reports recently came out saying that Lesnar, the …read more

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Bellator 246 video: Scott Coker talks Juan Archuleta, Jon Fitch, who’s next for title shots, more

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bellator President Scott Coker spoke to reporters after Bellator 246 on Saturday night, addressing new bantamweight champion Juan Archuleta, Jon Fitch’s retirement, the title picture …read more

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Scott Coker calls Dana White a liar, remains adamant that Bellator has “the best 205-pound division on the planet”

Bellator President Scott Coker has fired back at Dana White for suggesting that ex-UFC fighters who have joined Bellator were let go by the promotion. Back in August, Coker made …read more

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Coker Reached Out To Team Lesnar, Talks Still In Limbo

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Bellator president Scott Coker is going to do everything in his power to sign former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, and it starts with …read more

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Scott Coker responds to Dana White's comments on ex-UFC talent in Bellator: 'That's a lie'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator president Scott Coker says Dana White’s recent comments about ex-UFC fighters joining Bellator aren’t accurate.
In August, a debate was sparked with fans and media alike when …read more

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Bellator MMA announces move from Paramount Network to CBS Sports Network

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bellator MMA has a new broadcast partner.
On Friday, Bellator president Scott Coker announced that the ViacomCBS-owned promotion will be leaving the Paramount Network with future …read more

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