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Bellator MMA Recharged Coming to CBS Sports Network

Bellator MMA will be re-airing some of their events on CBS Sports Network beginning this Saturday. Bellator MMA announced today in a press release “Bellator MMA Recharged” will be a weekly series that will be airing regularly on Wednesday nights after the Saturday premiere. “Big” John McCarthy will host the...

Scott Coker Opens Up About Making The Decision to Postpone Bellator 241

Bellator MMA President, Scott Coker had a week that went from good to bad with the postponement of Bellator 241 on Friday the 13th. While that date has its own reputation with bad luck, that week started out pretty good for Coker and Bellator MMA. The press conference to...

Scott Coker Plans To Go Through With Bellator 242 But Is Prepared For Changes

Bellator president Scott Coker expects to promote his May 9 event but will play it by ear. When it was first revealed that Bellator had no planned events for April, some questioned the decision to have such a gap between Bellator 241 and 242. With the coronavirus pandemic in full...

John McCarthy Praises ‘Leader’ Scott Coker For Handling Bellator 241 Cancelation

John McCarthy is a big fan of how Bellator president, Scott Coker handled the Bellator 241 cancelation. Last Friday, just hours before the event was set to take place, Coker pulled the plug on the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a hard decision but the Bellator boss...

Scott Coker: No Plans For Bellator 241 Rescheduling While Coronavirus Pandemic Is In Effect

Bellator president Scott Coker says there are currently no plans in place for their future events in the midst of the coronavirus. Bellator 241 was scheduled to take place last night (March 13) inside the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The main event was set to feature a featherweight...

Bellator 241 Postponed Over Coronavirus Fears

Bellator 241 is officially off after initially just being closed to the public. Fightful broke the news that Bellator 241 has been postponed. Bellator president Scott Coker took to his Twitter account to make the confirmation. https://twitter.com/ScottCoker/status/1238522073636577281 "The health and safety of everyone involved have, and will remain, our top priority as...

Bellator Spring & Summer 2020 Showcase Live Stream Today (March 9)

Bellator is ready to roll out a live stream of their media-only press event showcasing key matchups this spring and summer. Today (March 9), the Bellator Spring & Summer 2020 Showcase will be streamed live. The press event will begin at 12 p.m. ET. A slew of fighters on the...

Rafael Lovato Jr. Relinquishes Bellator Middleweight Title After Brain Condition Diagnosis

Bellator champion, Rafael Lovato Jr. has made the difficult decision to relinquish his title amid health concerns. Lovato Jr. was recently on the Joe Rogan Experience where he revealed he was suffering from a rare brain condition and his career was on pause. He wasn't certain on what he...

Scott Coker Thinks UFC Never Had A Plan For Women’s Featherweight

Bellator president Scott Coker isn't sold on the UFC ever having a plan in place for the women's featherweight division. Tomorrow night (Jan. 25), Julia Budd will put her Bellator women's featherweight title on the line against Cris Cyborg in the main event of Bellator 238 (see weigh-in results here)....

Scott Coker Says Fedor Emelianenko Is The GOAT After Bellator Japan Win

Bellator president, Scott Coker believes Fedor Emelianenko is the GOAT once again after his win at Bellator Japan on the weekend. Many have already considered Emelianenko as one of the best ever and arguably the best heavyweight of all-time. But for Coker, he thinks with the win over Rampage...

Scott Coker Says Fedor Emelianenko Can Get Bellator Heavyweight Title Rematch If He Wants It

Bellator president Scott Coker says he can grant Fedor Emelianenko another heavyweight title bout if he wants it. Emelianenko and Ryan Bader clashed in the finals of the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix. "Darth" knocked out Emelianenko in just 35 seconds to become a Bellator "champ-champ" as he already held...

Bellator President Hopes Fedor Emelianenko’s Last Fight Is In Moscow

Bellator president Scott Coker is doing all he can to ensure that Fedor Emelianenko's last fight takes place in Moscow. Emelianenko's retirement tour begins tonight (Dec. 28) in Japan. He'll share the cage with Quinton "Rampage" Jackson in the main event of Bellator 237. While this is supposed to be...

Scott Coker Says Cris Cyborg ‘Is The Greatest Female Fighter Of All Time’

Bellator president, Scott Coker believes Cris Cyborg is the greatest female fighter of all time. Cyborg is the former Strikeforce, UFC and Invicta FC featherweight champion and us vying for the Bellator featherweight title as well. She is 21-2 with one no-contest and ended her UFC career with a...

Bellator Boss Wants Ryan Bader To Fight At Least Three Times In 2020

Bellator "champ-champ" Ryan Bader will fight at least three times in 2020 if Scott Coker gets his wish. Bader holds the heavyweight and light heavyweight gold under the Bellator banner. He's coming off a controversial No Contest ruling against Cheick Kongo to retain his heavyweight gold. It appears "Darth" is...

Scott Coker Reacts To Josh Barnett’s Last-Minute Bellator 235 Removal

Bellator president Scott Coker feels bad for Josh Barnett over his illness, which prevented him from competing on Friday (Dec. 20). Barnett was scheduled to take on Ronny Markes in the main event of Bellator 235. This was set to be "The Warmaster's" Bellator debut. It was announced later in...