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  1. Clappin'Daddys

    After positive meeting, Bellator boss Scott Coker negotiating new deal with Paul Daley

    Bellator President Scott Coker said his highly publicized meeting with Paul Daley was “fantastic,” and the two are now working on a new deal via his management. Coker aims to sign Daley (40-16-2 MMA, 6-3 BMMA) to a new deal and added he’d like the veteran welterweight for as many as six fights...
  2. TheEmperorRises

    Paul Daley softens stance on Bellator, has meeting with Scott Coker planned for this week

    Paul Daley’s relationship with Bellator was not in a good place prior to his recent outing at Bellator 199. That’s putting things mildly. But, rather surprisingly, Daley’s anger toward Bellator appears to have noticeably softened since his decision loss to Jon Fitch. So what changed? “You know...
  3. TheEmperorRises

    Bellator chief Scott Coker teases new tournaments for 2019

    View: (Comment starts at 2:15) 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 lookout for the format when the Bellator’s world heavyweight grand prix...
  4. Nuk Soo Kow

    Coker says he’d ‘love’ to make ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs. Wanderlei Silva in 2018

    A classic MMA rivalry might be reprised in 2018. Bellator president Scott Coker told MMA Fighting on Thursday that the promotions attempting to put together a bout between Quinton Jackson and Wanderlei Silva. The two have fought three times previously and have had bad blood with each other...
  5. Nuk Soo Kow

    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 champion Rory MacDonald (20-4 MMA, 2-0 BMMA). But in a press scrum following Saturday’s Bellator 198...
  6. Wild

    VID Scott Coker: Post Bellator 198 Media Scrum

  7. Wild

    VID Coker: Network Made call on Jimmy Smith, Rampage vs. Sonnen Main Event at Bellator 192

  8. Clappin'Daddys

    Scott Coker open to five-round main events, Michael Page vs. Paul Daley ‘winner takes all’ match

    Alexander K. Lee Bellator MMA could soon be taking a page out of the UFC’s books when it comes to how they handle their main events. Back in 2011, the UFC made the decision that all headlining bouts would go for five rounds, a duration that had previously been reserved for championship fights...
  9. TheEmperorRises

    Scott Coker: Bellator considering 5-round main events, but "once we do it, we can't go back"

    Five-round main event fights could be coming to Bellator, company President Scott Coker revealed at Friday’s Bellator 185 post-fight news conference. Following a hotly contested unanimous decision win for Gegard Mousasi (43-6-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) over Alexander Shlemenko (56-10 MMA, 12-4 BMMA) in...
  10. Clappin'Daddys

    Scott Coker open to Bellator heavyweight tournament but wants to crown champion first

    With a new influx of talent, and an unclaimed championship belt, Bellator’s heavyweight division is ripe for a tournament. Bellator President Scott Coker, no stranger to the format, likes the idea of pairing the division’s baddest big guys against each other. But he said a new champion will be...
  11. Clappin'Daddys

    Sorry 'Pitbull': Scott Coker says Michael Chandler first for champ Brent Primus

    Sorry 'Pitbull': Scott Coker says Michael Chandler first for champ Brent Primus By Steven Marrocco, John Morgan September 25, 2017 10:30 pm Although Patricky Freire and Brent Primus apparently have signed off on a fight, Bellator chief Scott Coker hasn’t forgotten about Michael Chandler. Coker...
  12. TheEmperorRises

    The real genius of Bellator signing Fedor...

    ... is that they also get these guys. Anatoly Tokov. Valentin Maldovsky. Vadim Nemkov. FedorTeam guys. It's not included in the contract with Fedor (as far as I know), but two have already had and won their Bellator debuts. And the other, Nemkov, makes his debut on August 25th at Bellator...
  13. teamquestnorth

    Open letter to Scott Coker

    Dear Scott, Hey whats up bro. Im writing you this letter because I want to see your organization succeed and I fear its going in the wrong direction. Signing Chael Sonnen was a huge step in gaining legitimacy but then you head in the opposite direction with the signing of comrade Fedor...
  14. Wild

    Scott Coker explains why Bellator is ready to top UFC

    The best people to talk to about how fighters are treated are the fighters themselves. Former UFC fighter Rory MacDonald left UFC for Bellator in 2016 and told BI that "the way Scott handles business and the attitude he has is much different than [UFC promoter] Dana White." How? "Scott is...
  15. Wild

    VID Scott Coker speaks the truth about UFC/Reebok deal

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  16. Wild

    Scott Coker talks Mayweather vs. McGregor

    “This fight is happening because everybody on the business side knows that it makes sense,” said Coker, who is promoting his own big fight card June 24 at Madison Square Garden, dubbed Bellator NYC. “There are other fighters in MMA that feel like they might have that kind of drawing power, but...
  17. Clappin'Daddys

    Bellator chief Scott Coker did lunch with former UFC champ Chuck Liddell

    Bellator President Scott Coker has something in mind for former UFC light heavyweight champion and UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell – but it might not be what you think. Coker on Thursday told MMAjunkie that the two recently talked over lunch in Los Angeles. But Coker pitched Liddell on working...
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    @Robbie Hart What are you having for breakfast and what does your day entail? Enlighten us fucker
  19. Wild

    VID Coker talks Venom Page vs Semtex Daley and more 101 views

  20. Clappin'Daddys

    Coker targeting Holland show in early 2018

    In an interview with recently-retired Dutch fighter Marloes Coenen on Spike Netherlands, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker confirmed that the promotion plans on holding an event in the European nation sometime in the not too distant future. “We had a nice chat [recently] with Spike...
  21. Wild

    VID Scott Coker Reflects on Bellator Journey, Says Things Changed After Reebok Deal & UFC Sale

  22. stielar

    Sonnen talks more shit about Fedor and his translator - plus Coker interview

    View: View: The shit about the translator was funny. As for the Fedor thing, he's obviously gunning for a match against him.
  23. Clappin'Daddys

    Scott Coker believes that he UFC’s deal with Reebok has taken away the freedom from their fighters.

    Bellator CEO Scott Coker believes that his promotion is in a good place right now. They will take another stab at pay-per-view in June, and host that show in Madison Square Garden in New York City. Their roster of fighters has never been deeper. And being owned by Viacom means that they’re in...
  24. Wild

    Coker: Bellator going solo in London; tentpole event

    Speaking after the Belfast show, Scott Coker talked to reporters on site about the upcoming Bellator show in London on May 19. Unlike the promotions last two shows in the UK and Ireland, Coker confirmed that the London show would be independently promoted and that it would not be a co-promotion...
  25. Wild

    Coker on why Bellator didn’t get fill-in to fight Fedor

    Chael Sonnen was in the building and ready to fight. Tito Ortiz was there, too, making overtures on Twitter to come out of a short retirement. Muhammed Lawal was down to scrap. There were some options available to fight Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 172 on Saturday night in San Jose, Calif...
  26. FadeToBlack

    Your thoughts on UFC being the #1 org indefinitely

    I see a lot of posts on MMA forums like this one with some hope of Bellator eventually rivaling or overtaking UFC, or ONE FC or some other small promotion. In times like these, I think it's important to have a voice of reason on this MMA forum: Just no. There isn't a viable rival #2 org...