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Scott Coker on how Roy Nelson vs. Mirko Cro Cop rematch came to be at Bellator 200

Bellator President Scott Coker originally wanted Mirko Cro Cop to be part of the company’s current heavyweight grand prix.
Prior commitments to Japanese promotion Rizin FF kept the heavyweight from being …read more

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Scott Coker promises Bellator roster will ‘really blossom’ in the next year

The Bellator roster has been getting better and better over the last few years, as the promotion has signed a host of high profile stars, such as Rory MacDonald, Gegard …read more

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Posted on May 18, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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Scott Coker Says Bellator Ratings Are Doing Well Despite ‘Sports Clutter’

Bellator president Scott Coker isn’t worried about ratings. Since Spike made the transition to The Paramount Network, there has been an adjustment period. While Bellator had been enjoying decent ratings …read more

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Posted on May 17, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Scott Coker says Bellator roster will come into its own in 2019, downplays recent ratings swings

When he took the job as the chief promoter and face of Viacom-owned Bellator in 2014, Scott Coker said he needed two years to build the kind of roster he …read more

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Scott Coker: We Have Every Intent to Keep Michael Chandler

Bellator president Scott Coker is confident that Michael Chandler will stay with the promotion. Chandler has been known as a mainstay for Bellator. He has become a fighter who many …read more

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Scott Coker doesn't expect UFC to factor into contract talks with 'Face of Bellator' Michael Chandler

Company president Scott Coker doesn’t envision Michael Chandler fighting anywhere but in the Bellator cage.
Chandler (18-4 MMA, 15-4 BMMA), a former lightweight champion, is one of the organization’s most tenured …read more

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Bellator chief Scott Coker teases new tournaments for 2019

SAN JOSE, Calif. – More tournaments could be headed to Bellator next year, and fighters are excited about the prospect.
Bellator President Scott Coker said on Saturday to be on the …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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50 Cent’s Bromance With Scott Coker Continued At Bellator 199

Who knows what 50 Cent and Scott Coker are up to, but they continued to be awful chummy at Bellator 199. Is 50 Cent going to fight Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Scott Coker still enthusiastic about working with Paul Daley

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Even though Paul Daley has said that his contract with Bellator was up and he ended up talking up a storm in the third round of …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Scott Coker says he hasn’t talked to 50 Cent about fighting but thinks he “probably could do it”

Believe it or not, things just continue to get weirder and weirder when it comes to this recent 50 Cent getting involved with MMA ordeal.
After posting a picture of a …read more

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Posted on May 12, 2018, 8:46 am By
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Scott Coker Addresses Bellator Ratings Taking a Hit in 2018

The ratings of Bellator MMA on the Paramount Network this year have been a hot topic. Bellator MMA and Scott Coker are slowly but surely putting together a roster that …read more

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Scott Coker Has “No Problem” With Frank Mir Fighting For ACB

Bellator president Scott Coker doesn’t mind letting Frank Mir compete outside of Bellator. Mir recently made his Bellator debut in a Heavyweight Grand Prix match-up against Fedor Emelianenko. Mir lost …read more

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Scott Coker on Ben Askren: ‘I Don’t Think He Really Wants to Fight’

Ben Askren may be interested in fighting again, but CEO Scott Coker doesn’t sound like he’s ready to bring the former champion back to Bellator. …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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Scott Coker isn’t interested in signing Ben Askren for one fight

Over the last few weeks, undefeated former Bellator and ONE welterweight titleholder Ben Askren has expressed interest in ending his retirement for a fight with Rory MacDonald in Bellator, or …read more

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Scott Coker Expects Emelianenko-Sonnen Card to Exceed Interest Generated by Bellator 198

Bellator president Scott Coker has the beginnings of plan in mind for the location and type of card that will be headlined by the heavyweight grand prix semifinal matchup between …read more

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Posted on April 30, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Scott Coker: I Don’t Think Ben Askren Wants to Fight

Bellator president Scott Coker doesn’t sound too optimistic on the return of Ben Askren. Askren and Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald have caused a stir on social media. The two …read more

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Bellator President Scott Coker doesn't sound too hot on signing Ben Askren

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Scott Coker doesn’t sound like he’s very keen on getting into the Ben Askren business.
Askren (18-0) perked up ears recently when he sparred online with Bellator welterweight …read more

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Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson to serve as alternate bout for Bellator heavyweight grand prix

The stakes have been raised for Bellator’s upcoming bicentennial event.
Bellator president Scott Coker announced Thursday that Bellator 200’s main event, a heavyweight rematch between Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic and Roy …read more

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Scott Coker Explains Why Michael Chandler vs. Patricio Freire Isn’t Happening

Bellator president Scott Coker put the kibosh on talks of Michael Chandler vs. Patricio Freire. Chandler, who is a lightweight, has gotten into a bit of a beef with “Pitbull,” …read more

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Scott Coker explains ‘misunderstanding’ of offered Michael Chandler vs. Patricio Freire fight

Michael Chandler and Patricio Freire each seemed to be interested in fighting the other at Bellator 197 next month. That fight, though, is not going to happen.
Instead, Chandler will …read more

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