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Scott Coker Says There is Interest From Boxing Promoters in Cris Cyborg

Scott Coker is absolutely interested in a cross over boxing match for Cris Cyborg against Katie Taylor. He and Match room Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has had conversations about it but at the end of the day, Coker says it's up to Cyborg to make it happen, although he...

Bellator Signs Magomed Magomedov, Only Person To Beat UFC Champion Petr Yan

Magomed Magomedov, the only man to beat UFC bantamweight champion, Petr Yan has signed with Bellator. Bellator president, Scott Coker announced the news to new broadcast partner CBS Sports. "We're very excited for this signing of Magomed Magomedov," Bellator MMA president Scott Coker said. "My team and I continue to...

Scott Coker Says Rematching Fabricio Werdum Is Up To Fedor Emelianenko

Scott Coker says Fabricio Werdum signing in Bellator is up to Fedor Emelianenko if the Russian wants the rematch. Recently, Coker met with Werdum's manager, Ali Abdelaziz, to discuss bringing in the former UFC champ to rematch Emelianenko. Yet, according to the Bellator boss, he says the Russian still isn't...

Scott Coker Rooting For Michael Chandler In The UFC

Scott Coker is hoping for Bellator lightweight champion, Michael Chandler has success in the UFC. After Chandler scored a first-round knockout win over Benson Henderson to enter free agency, Coker wasn't sure if Chandler would re-sign. The Bellator boss says it was a tough decision to let him walk. Yet,...

Bellator Moves to CBS Sports in October

Bellator MMA will be moving to CBS Sports on October 1 and with the move comes a few new locations for some upcoming live events. Bellator will hold their first event on the network in Milan, Italy then Paris, France before returning to their “Fight Sphere” in Mohegan Sun....

Scott Coker Reveals The Planned Location For Fedor Emelianenko’s Final Fight

Scott Coker knows where he wants Fedor Emelianenko's final fight to be. Entering this year, the plan was for Emelianenko to go on his farewell tour. Yet, the COVID-19 pandemic derailed those plans as he has yet to fight, and many not fight at all in 2020. Although the farewell...

Scott Coker Reveals Plan for Free Agent Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler is currently a free agent, and though Bellator president Scott Coker is uncertain whether his former lightweight champion will compete in the promotion again, he has some plans for Chandler if he re-signs. Following Michael Chandler’s KO victory over Benson Henderson at Bellator 243, Chandler victory lap included...

Scott Coker Believes Bellator Has Best Light Heavyweight Division In The World

Scott Coker believes Bellator's 205-pound division is better than any other promotion in the world. With Jon Jones vacating the UFC's light heavyweight title and eyeing a move to heavyweight, Coker believes that secures Bellator's 205-pound division as the best. Bellator's division has the likes of Ryan Bader, Vadim Nemkov,...

Fedor Emelianenko Interested In Fabricio Werdum Rematch, Scott Coker Comments

Fedor Emelianenko wants the opportunity to avenge one of the most significant losses of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Back in June of 2010, Fabricio Werdum became the first man to beat Emelianenko in 10 years, submitting him in the first round of their matchup under the Strikerforce banner....

Bellator MMA Sets Up Fightsphere At Mohegan Sun

Bellator MMA probably had it the worst at the start of the pandemic. The week the pandemic was declared, they had just announced their spring and summer events days before the declaration was made by the World Health Organization. Then, on Friday the thirteenth in March, they had to...

Bellator Reportedly Looking At July 24 Return In Mohegan Sun Arena

If a new report is to be believed, then Bellator may be back in business on July 24. Sherdog reports that Bellator is working on making its return this month. The report notes that the promotion is targeting the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. It's the same venue that...

Bellator President Scott Coker Confirms Fedor’s Retirement Tour Still On Tap

Bellator president Scott Coker says Fedor Emelianenko's retirement tour will go on. Emelianenko began the tour back in Dec. 2019. He took on Quinton "Rampage" Jackson inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama Super Arena in Japan. Emelianenko scored the first-round TKO victory. Fedor's Retirement Tour Will Continue On Different Timeline Speaking...

Scott Coker Explains Details For Bellator’s July Return

Scott Coker makes a lot of sense when he speaks about the plan for July. If anything about what has been going on with the current situation has shown, it’s that time is the biggest asset when planning for a comeback. The restrictions in place now will likely not...

Scott Coker Looking at a July Return for Bellator MMA

Scott Coker is looking to get Bellator MMA moving again in July if things with COVID-19 and the pandemic that halted sports back in March start to simmer down. Sports, along with everything else took a hit when the coronavirus officially became a pandemic early last month. However, with...

Scott Coker Will Only Re-Sign Rampage Jackson ‘If He’s Really Serious’ About Fighting

Bellator president Scott Coker isn't sure if Rampage Jackson will compete in Bellator again. Jackson last fought back at Bellator Japan where he was knocked out by Fedor Emelianenko in the first round. The former UFC champion looked unfit at heavyweight and now Coker says he'll only re-sign Jackson if...