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Scott Coker confirms plans to announce interim heavyweight title fight ‘in the next couple of weeks’

With Ryan Bader advancing to the second round of the Bellator light heavyweight grand prix, Scott Coker is ready to get the heavyweight division moving.
Coker spoke with reporters backstage at …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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With Ryan Bader advancing, Scott Coker says interim Bellator heavyweight title 'likely'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Ryan Bader advanced to the Bellator light heavyweight grand prix semifinals.
That’s good news for Bader (28-6 MMA, 6-1 BMMA), who seeks to avenge the title he lost …read more

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Scott Coker provides timeline on Bellator return to hosting events on the road

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – When it comes to hosting events outside the bubble at Mohegan Sun, Bellator president Scott Coker “can see light at the end of the tunnel.”
Coker said Friday …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3147: Bellator president Scott Coker

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here and will be live on SportsCastr at noon ET.
On episode 3,147, the boys welcome in Bellator …read more

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Scott Coker details Bellator’s decision to part ways with Mike Goldberg

Bellator president Scott Coker has explained the decision behind Mike Goldberg no longer being part of Bellator broadcasts on Showtime. Mike Goldberg has been one of the most consistent and …read more

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Scott Coker elaborates on Mike Goldberg's Bellator departure: 'It was a production decision'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Mike Goldberg won’t be a part of Bellator broadcasts now that the promotion has kick-started its tenure on Showtime.
Bellator president Scott Coker said there are no hard …read more

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Aaron Pico vs. Aiden Lee off Bellator 257; promotion eyes rebooking

Aaron Pico vs. Aiden Lee won’t be happening at Bellator 257.
The fight has been canceled after Pico (7-3 MMA, 7-3 BMMA) was forced to withdraw. Bellator president Scott Coker recently …read more

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Scott Coker gives timeline for Patricio Freire vs. A.J. McKee featherweight grand prix final

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The finish line of the Bellator featherweight grand prix is in sight.
Potentially one of the biggest fights in Bellator history, Patricio Freire vs. A.J. McKee, was lined …read more

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Mike Goldberg no longer commentating Bellator events, reveals Scott Coker: “I think we had a great run”

Mike Goldberg will no longer be the play-by-play voice of Bellator. With Bellator set to move to Showtime, Scott Coker revealed they decided to undergo some changes and Goldberg will …read more

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Scott Coker: Michael Chandler's title fight will be a Bellator vs. UFC matchup

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Scott Coker thinks Michael Chandler will be representing Bellator when he competes for the UFC title.
Chandler (22-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC) spent almost 10 years under the Bellator …read more

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Scott Coker says Bellator talking to Megan Anderson

Bellator president Scott Coker says that his promotion is currently in talks with former UFC featherweight title challenger Megan Anderson. Anderson was recently released by the UFC following the expiration …read more

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Scott Coker taking safe approach, doesn't want to create a Bellator 'super-spreader event'

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Scott Coker isn’t quite ready to have fans back to Bellator events just yet.
Contrary to the UFC, which already has tickets on sale for full-capacity crowds in …read more

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Posted on April 2, 2021, 1:46 pm By
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Scott Coker Q&A: Bellator 255, rankings launch, 'MVP,' Megan Anderson, Tyron Woodley, more

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator is ready to kick off its 2021 schedule, and promotion president Scott Coker is thrilled with what the future holds.
On Thursday, Coker spoke with MMA Junkie …read more

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Scott Coker very interested in signing Alistair Overeem or Junior dos Santos to fight Fedor Emelianenko

Scott Coker likes the idea of signing Alistair Overeem or Junior dos Santos to fight Fedor Emelianenko. After Emelinaneko beat Rampage Jackson in December of 2019, the plan was to …read more

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Scott Coker: Fedor Emelianenko will fight soon – and Junior Dos Santos or Alistair Overeem could be next

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Fedor Emelianenko is gearing up for a return to the cage after a battle outside of it, according to Bellator president Scott Coker.
Emelianenko (39-6 MMA, 3-2 BMMA), …read more

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Usman Nurmagomedov, cousin of Khabib, set to make promotional debut at Bellator 255

Usman Nurmagomedov is set for his Bellator debut.
On Thursday, Bellator president Scott Coker announced Nurmagomedov (11-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) will make his first promotional appearance April 2 against Mike Hamel …read more

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‘We Can Compete With UFC’

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Anthony Johnson was one of many new acquisitions Scott Coker made to bolster Bellator MMA’s roster in 2019. And it …read more

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Bellator to incorporate official rankings for first time

Bellator MMA will have a divisional rankings system for the first time in promotional history.
Bellator president Scott Coker officially announced the upcoming implementation of rankings in a live interview with …read more

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Posted on February 18, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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