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Because Rebney was "two-facing like a fake ass motherf---er..."
Bjorn Rebney was fired from Bellator MMA -- the company he founded -- after a falling out with Viacom executives over the tournament format on Spike TV, among many other things. And before he could even clean out his desk, Scott Coker was hired to replace him.
Former Bellator fighter Ben Saunders (via The Underground) believes he may have had a hand in it. "I actually take pride knowing I might have had a little something to do with more
Few people have been happier about Bjorn Rebney's exit from Bellator than Ben Saunders and he's making sure those feelings are loud and clear.
Not everyone loved Bjorn Rebney. Whatever the reasons, Rebney was not the most popular figure in MMA. Partially this was because of Bellator's predatory contract structure, partially it was because as a public figure in power in MMA it's almost impossible to move through the world without making a few enemies. For some fighters, it runs much deeper than t more
But insists the releases were done prior to the hiring of former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker.
Bellator MMA, which fired Bjorn Rebney just last week, has also said goodbye to 19 fighters under contract for the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, including former title challengers Eric Prindle (heavyweight) and Anthony Leone (bantamweight).
Here is the complete list of releases (via MMA Fighting): Eric PrindleAnthony LeoneRodrigo LimaFrank BacaNick KirkTravis MarxHiroshi NakamuraSerge more
Since signing on with Bellator MMA, Scott Coker has remained relatively quiet. more
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The Scott Coker affect is in full effect.
"No" UFC? No problem.
After competing overseas for the last two years, Paul Daley will make his way back stateside later this year, as "Semtex" announced on "The MMA Hour" earlier today (July 21, 2014) that he has inked a deal with Bellator MMA.
And it's all thanks to newly-appointed president of the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, Scott Coker; a guy Daley knows very well, having competed for him four times before during his time as head more
In Round #412 KNUCKLE UP host and the 8th Wonder of the World, EUGENE S. ROBINSON [with the "S" standing for "SURPRISE! JACK!"], score cards the recent hubbub, bub, about BELLATOR, the REBNEY outing, the COKER in'ing and a competitive MMA landscape that's shifting shapes sooner than your eyes can see. Aaaannnndddd…a re-primer on the ridiculous failed symbolism of our favorite ism: racism. more