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Scott Coker releases statement on the passing of Jordan Parsons

Bellator President Scott Coker released the following statement moments ago in regards to the passing of Bellator featherweight Jordan Parsons: “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of a dear member of the Bellator family, Jordan Parsons. Jordan was an exceptional athlete and a rising star in the sport. But more importantly, he was an exceptional young man....
Via Fight Booth
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA’s Scott Coker On Signing CM Punk, The Success Of Bellator, & More

Bellator MMA President Scott Coker appeared on Tuesday’s edition of the MMA Hour and this interview had some gems in it. Down below are highlights from the interview.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott Coker Reveals Bellator’s Strategy For 2015

This coming Friday night’s Bellator 130 show will mark their final foray into doing weekly shows before they switch to a new format on Spike TV in 2015. In a new interview on MMAfighting.com, Bellator CEO Scott Coker, who took over from Bjorn Rebney back in June, unveiled the new gameplan they have lined up as he looks to put his own stamp on the promotion and take it to the next...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator to bring ‘Hardcore Kid’ vs. ‘Mexicutioner’ title fight to Plymouth, MI

Bellator will make its second trip to Michigan next month and this time around they’ll be boasting a title fight as the headliner of the evening. Undisputed Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel “The Hardcore Kid” Newton will defend his gold against two-time UFC fight of the night winner Joey ‘The Mexicutioner” Beltran on September 12th at Bellator 124 in Plymouth...
Via Fight Booth
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Coker Looks to Make Bellator ‘First-Choice Destination for Best Fighters’

Since taking over the reins as Bellator MMA president just nine days ago, it has been complete chaos for Scott Coker (pictured). In addition to familiarizing himself with the company’s current fighters, staff and deciding who he would like to bring on board to help him take a larger piece of the MMA pie from rival UFC, Coker took the time to issue an open letter to Bellator’s...
Via 5thRound.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

New Bellator President Scott Coker Pens A Letter To Fans

Bellator’s newly appointed president Scott Coker’s has put pen to paper on a letter addressed directly to what he calls the ‘Bellator Nation’. In the letter he talks about his aim to make each Bellator event feel special and hinted that there will be changes in store for the promotion in the coming months. While he doesn’t go into specifics here, based on his first press...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator Press Conference Confirms Scott Coker As President (Keynotes)

After Bjorn Rebney’s departure yesterday, Bellator held a press conference in which they confirmed that former Strikeforce boss Scott Coker will now be taking the reigns as the company’s president. Read our keynotes from the presser below and scroll down to listen to it in full for yourselves. — - Scott Coker will become the new Bellator president, effective immediately. ...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bjorn Rebney out, Scott Coker in as Bellator President

It all began late last night with this tweet from Josh Gross. Heard big rumblings all day re: @BellatorMMA. I'm told @cokersf has joined the promotion. Multiple sources say announcement is imminent. — Josh Gross (@yay_yee) June 18, 2014 The news would eventually be confirmed by multiple sources, and Bellator MMA would follow by confirming their parting of ways with Rebney along...
Via Fight Booth
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA gets new president

As expected, former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker (pictured) will now take command of Bellator MMA. “We are excited to have Scott Coker lead us in a new direction as we evolve the league format from a tournament-based organization to a more traditional model with big fights,” Spike TV president Kevin Kay said in a press release. Spike TV announced Wednesday that they had parted...
Via 5thRound.com
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bjorn Rebney Leaves Bellator; Scott Coker Rumored As Replacement

Major changes are afoot today at Mixed Martial Arts second biggest promotion Bellator with it’s founder, chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney having parted ways with the company along with COO Tim Danaher. Spike TV (owned by Viacom who in turn own Bellator) confirmed the departures today and Rebney released a statement soon after. “It is with bittersweet emotions that I announce that...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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