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Bellator 237, Rizin FF 20 cards begin to fill out with multiple additions, including five crossover bouts

Five additional fights have been added to the upcoming Bellator and Rizin FF joint cards being held in Saitama, Japan.
Bellator president Scott Coker shared the news of three crossover bouts …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Danis Banned From Attending KSI Vs. Logan Paul 2!

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It looks like Dillon Danis’ date with Bellator MMA president Scott Coker will have to wait.
Danis, who …read more

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Scott Coker Refutes Rory MacDonald’s Claim That Bellator Contract Expired

Bellator president Scott Coker denies that Rory MacDonald’s Bellator contract is up. MacDonald competed on the Bellator 232 card this past Saturday night (Oct. 26). “Red King” put his welterweight …read more

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Scott Coker denies expiration of Rory MacDonald’s contract

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Bellator CEO Scott Coker says Rory MacDonald’s contract hasn’t expired, contrary to the fighter’s previous statements. Rory MacDonald fought the last fight in …read more

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Posted on October 30, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Bellator 232: Scott Coker talks superfights, big-name bookings and a possible future on CBS

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – With his promotion in good health and seemingly increasing in stature month to month, Bellator president Scott Coker is a busy man. But he was happy to …read more

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Posted on October 27, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Coker: ‘I think it might be that time’ for Roy Nelson to retire

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A lackluster showing from Roy Nelson has Scott Coker pondering whether it’s time for “Big Country” to hang up the gloves. Neither of this weekend’s …read more

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Scott Coker says Lorenz Larkin is next for Douglas Lima

Bellator president Scott Coker confirmed that Lorenz Larkin is next in line for a title shot against new Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima.
Coker was asked by the media following Bellator …read more

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Claressa Shields in the Bellator cage? Scott Coker says, 'Let's do it'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator president Scott Coker has heard Claressa Shields’ comments about potentially moving into MMA and says the possibility may be there for the two-time Olympic gold medalist …read more

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Scott Coker says Lorenz Larkin could be next for new champ Douglas Lima, but has to win in Japan first

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator now has a three-time welterweight champion in the form of Douglas Lima, and Bellator president …read more

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Scott Coker reveals who is likely next for Rory MacDonald-Douglas Lima winner

NEW YORK – Bellator’s welterweight grand prix hasn’t even finished yet, but promotion president Scott Coker already has a name in mind to face the winner of the tournament finals.
Whether …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Saad Awad replaces injured Sabah Homasi at Bellator 232, meets Paul Daley on 5 days' notice

Bellator 232 has another last-minute change to its main card.
On Monday, promotion president Scott Coker announced on Twitter that Sabah Homasi has been injured and forced to withdraw from his …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Booked For Bellator Japan

Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will do battle in the main event of Bellator Japan. Bellator president Scott Coker announced the match-up in a Twitter post. Bellator later issued …read more

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Scott Coker calls Fedor Emelianenko ‘the greatest fighter in the history of MMA,’ retirement fight in Russia planned

Bellator president Scott Coker was recently asked about the future of the legend Fedor Emelianenko. According to Coker, he believes Fedor is the greatest MMA fighter of all time and …read more

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Bellator President Scott Coker Aims To Have Fedor Emelianenko’s Last Fight In Russia

Bellator president Scott Coker intends to book Fedor Emelianenko’s final bout in Russia. Following Bellator 222 back in June, the promotion announced Emelianenko’s farewell tour. Bellator is hopeful that the …read more

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Bellator president Scott Coker targeting Russia for Fedor Emelianenko's farewell fight

Bellator president Scott Coker is already planning the final chapter of Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko’s career, and says he would love for “The Last Emperor” to bow out of …read more

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Coker hoped for ‘different fight’ than Pitbull-Carvalho

Bellator president Scott Coker says he expected featherweight champ Patricio Freire to choose Darrion Caldwell for his next title defense. Bellator president Scott Coker likes how the selection process for …read more

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Scott Coker pleased with Bellator 228 selection show, but wishes Patricio Freire picked differently

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Overall, Bellator president Scott Coker was pleased with the featherweight grand prix selection show Saturday evening.
After Patricio Freire retained his title with a dominant victory over previously …read more

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Scott Coker open to sending Bellator champion Ryan Bader to Rizin to pursue third world title

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Ryan Bader may not be satisfied with two Bellator belts.
The two-division champion has expressed interest in winning a third world title, taking on the reigning …read more

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Scott Coker says he hoped Patricio “Pitbull” Freire picked another opponent in grand prix

Bellator president Scott Coker was asked what he thought about the Bellator featherweight world grand prix quarterfinals matchups, and he said that while he liked the matchups, he was hoping …read more

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Scott Coker talks Bellator debuts of Cris Cyborg, Josh Barnett

Bellator MMA has recently signed several notable free agents, including former UFC champions Josh Barnett and Cris Cyborg. Speaking to the media ahead of Bellator 228, Bellator president Scott Coker …read more

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Featherweight grand prix: Dark horses to watch for at Bellator 228

On Saturday, Scott Coker presents the second installment of the Bellator featherweight grand prix at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., which will feature dual champion Patricio Freire defending his 145-pound …read more

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Coker talks Bellator 228, Bader’s next move, Cyborg

Bellator president Scott Coker says he believes Patricio Pitbull will be able to defend his lightweight title during or after the featherweight tournament. Ahead of Bellator 228, president Scott Coker …read more

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