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Bellator boss Scott Coker criticizes UFC’s treatment of Cris Cyborg

Bellator President Scott Coker isn’t impressed with the way the UFC handled the career of Cris Cyborg.
Cyborg, the former Strikeforce, Invicta and UFC featherweight champion, joined Bellator MMA earlier this …read more

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Scott Coker: UFC Never Committed To Cris Cyborg’s Weight Class

Bellator president Scott Coker feels the UFC dropped the ball on Cris Cyborg’s weight class. Cyborg competed under the UFC banner from May 2016 to July 2019. Throughout her time …read more

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Scott Coker: Cris Cyborg already one of the biggest stars in Bellator, UFC was never committed to her division

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The moment Scott Coker found out Cris Cyborg was a free agent, he immediately began burning up the phone lines to get a deal done …read more

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Scott Coker hopes to sign Nick Newell to multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA

With a first-round submission victory at Bellator 225, Nick Newell may have just found a new fighting home.
The veteran lightweight who came up short in his bid to earn a …read more

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Coker Plans Danis Date For KSI-Paul Rematch In LA

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As far as first dates go, I expected Bellator MMA President, Scott Coker, to do a little better than the upcoming Logan …read more

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Posted on September 10, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Logan Paul vs. KSI 2? Count Dillon Danis and Bellator chief Scott Coker in

The fact that Dillon Danis is out there making new enemies barely qualifies as news these days. The brash jiu-jitsu standout turned Bellator MMA upstart will kick off Twitter beefs …read more

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Bellator and RIZIN eyeing Fedor vs. Rampage, Bader vs. Prochazka

Bellator and RIZIN are eyeing a year-end show in Japan featuring some of the best fighters from both promotions. Reports indicate Bellator president Scott Coker and RIZIN bossman Nobuyuki Sakakibara …read more

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Scott Coker Says Loser Of Frank Mir-Roy Nelson Could Be Cut

The stakes are high for Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson 2. According to Bellator president, Scott Coker the fight could very well be the loser goes home and would be …read more

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Scott Coker says Frank Mir gave thumbs up on Roy Nelson fight, loser could get cut

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir never has been shy about expressing his opinions. But even so, Mir’s recent comments in which he claimed he didn’t …read more

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Scott Coker putting bracketing of featherweight tournament in winners’ hands

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — On Saturday night at the SAP Center, Emmanuel Sanchez, Pedro Carvalho, Adam Borics and Derek Campos advanced to the final eight of the Bellator …read more

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Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes 2? Bellator chief Scott Coker is down, but he knows the deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Does Cris Cyborg’s move to Bellator mean the idea of idea of a rematch with the only woman who defeated her in the past 14 years …read more

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Scott Coker doubles down on Cris Cyborg's Bellator deal being biggest for women's MMA

Bellator president Scott Coker won’t offer specifics on Cris Cyborg’s new contract other than to say what’s already known: It’s a multi-fight, multi-year deal.
But Coker stands by the promotion’s bold …read more

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Featherweight grand prix: Dark horses to watch for at Bellator 226

On Saturday, Scott Coker brings Bellator back to San Jose, Calif., with a fun card that marks the start of the organization’s featherweight grand prix.
The tournament features current dual champion …read more

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Scott Coker explains how Bellator will promote Cris Cyborg better than UFC

Former Strikeforce, Invicta and UFC champ Cris Cyborg is now a Bellator MMA fighter. The Brazilian legend signed with the Scott Coker helmed promotion this week.
Cyborg and Coker have a …read more

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Bellator’s Scott Coker On Signing Cris Cyborg: ‘We’ll Do This One Right’

Bellator president Scott Coker doesn’t plan to mess up his business relationship with Cris Cyborg. Yesterday (Sept. 3), it was revealed that Cyborg signed a multi-year deal with Bellator. Cyborg …read more

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Cris Cyborg leaves UFC behind, signs Bellator MMA contract

Cris Cyborg has found a new home after leaving the UFC in the rearview mirror. Bellator MMA president Scott Coker announced on Tuesday that his promotion signed what he deemed …read more

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Bellator's Scott Coker: Cris Cyborg will get immediate featherweight title shot

Cris Cyborg’s new Bellator contract was official as of Tuesday at 11:33 a.m. Pacific time, and the promotion already has big plans for her future.
If Bellator president Scott Coker gets …read more

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Posted on September 3, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Former UFC, Strikeforce Champ Cris ‘Cyborg’ Signs Contract with Bellator MMA

Cristiane Justino has reunited with former Strikeforce boss Scott Coker, as the highly-coveted free agent has signed a contract with Bellator MMA. …read more

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Cris Cyborg signs with Bellator MMA

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Cris Cyborg’s next chapter of her legendary career will be with Bellator MMA. Cris Cyborg and Scott Coker are reunited.
Bellator’s president announced on …read more

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Former UFC, Strikeforce champion Cris Cyborg signs with Bellator

The biggest free agent in MMA has a home.
Former UFC and Strikeforce champion Cris Cyborg has signed with Bellator, promotion president Scott Coker announced Tuesday afternoon on Twitter.
Coker’s announcement included …read more

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Ryan Bader On Scott Coker Calling Him Best Heavyweight: ‘I Believe That’

Ryan Bader has been called the best heavyweight today by Bellator president Scott Coker and “Darth” agrees. Bader is a “champ-champ” under the Bellator banner. He holds light heavyweight and …read more

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Ryan Bader agrees with Scott Coker that he is the best heavyweight in the sport 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Bellator two-division champion Ryan Bader will never be mistaken for a braggart touting his resume but he’s also not going to back down from calling …read more

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Bellator 225: Scott Coker open to title shot for Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov winner

A pivotal heavyweight rematch goes down at Bellator 225, and it appears to have title implications.
Matt Mitrione (13-6-1 MMA, 4-1 BMMA) will rematch Sergei Kharitonov (28-6-2 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) in …read more

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Scott Coker interested in signing Cat Zingano

After a lengthy career in the UFC, Cat Zingano is now a free agent. The former title challenger parted ways with the Las Vegas based promotion earlier this month.
From the …read more

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Scott Coker updates on negotiations with Cris Cyborg

The president of Bellator, Scott Coker, is making his loyalty to Cyborg known, as he claims she is the female GOAT.
The former UFC featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg, is currently a …read more

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Posted on August 23, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Scott Coker explains why Ryan Bader would beat Stipe Miocic

Bellator president, Scott Coker took a lot of flak for his recent tweet suggesting Ryan Bader is the best heavyweight in MMA right now.
Most fans and analysts believe Stipe Miocic, …read more

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Scott Coker Gives Update On Cris Cyborg Contract Negotiations

After Cris Cyborg was released from the UFC many expected her to sign with Bellator given her relationship with Scott Coker. Yet, it has been a couple of weeks and …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Bellator chief Scott Coker welcomes Kyoji Horiguchi-Kai Asakura rematch

Here’s an idea for a rematch: Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Kai Asakura in a cage in Japan.
Three days after Horiguchi’s shocking 67-second loss at the hands of Asakura, Bellator president Scott …read more

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Bellator's Scott Coker: Cris Cyborg decision should come within two weeks

True to his word, Bellator president Scott Coker has entered negotiations with former UFC featherweight champ Cris Cyborg.
Coker said negotiations are ongoing with Cyborg’s management firm Paradigm. The Bellator chief …read more

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Bellator chief Scott Coker declares Ryan Bader 'best heavyweight fighter on the planet'

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Bellator president Scott Coker always weighs in at the perfect times.
Not long after Stipe Miocic’s fourth-round finish of Daniel …read more

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Bigfoot Silva Transitions To Bare-Knuckle Boxing

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Antonio Silva, who also did work for Scott Coker and Co. in Strikeforce, will transition …read more

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Scott Coker to offer Cris Cyborg a Bellator contract after UFC split

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Scott Coker plans to negotiate with former UFC champion Cris Cyborg. Could Cris Cyborg be fighting for Scott Coker once again? After Dana …read more

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Scott Coker says Bellator is making Cris Cyborg contract offer

The UFC released Cris Cyborg on Friday afternoon, and she already has one contract offer from a rival promotion waiting for her.
According to MMAjunkie.com, Bellator president Scott Coker is making …read more

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Bellator President Scott Coker Plans To Speak With Cris Cyborg Following UFC Exit

Bellator president Scott Coker will attempt to sign Cris Cyborg following her falling out with the UFC. UFC president Dana White recently said the promotion is out of the Cyborg …read more

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Coker Ready To Sign Cyborg After UFC Release: ‘Cyborg Isn’t Afraid Of Anybody’

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Following UFC’s apparent release of former women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker is already moving in to sign the …read more

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Bellator boss Scott Coker congratulates Cris Cyborg on UFC 240 win

Is Bellator president Scott Coker ready to pounce and sign Cris Cyborg now that she’s a free agent?
On Saturday night, Cyborg defeated Felicia Spencer via unanimous decision at UFC 240. …read more

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