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It has only been about seven months since Scott Coker took the reins of Bellator MMA. But his boss is already giving him rave reviews. Spike TV president Kevin Kay told MMAFighting.com last week that he believes Coker has put Bellator in a better position to succeed since taking over for Bjorn Rebney last June, for various reasons. "Fighters just love this guy and camps and management and people, they want to be in business with Coker," Kay said during a media event to promote Premier Boxing Cha read news >>

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Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp sees no turf to defend when it comes to the careers of the athletes she promotes.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Viacom invested quite a bit in Quinton Jackson when it signed the MMA standout to a multi-tiered contract two years ago. "Rampage" was promoted hard by Bellator and also made appearances on TNA Impact pro wrestling, which was on Spike TV at the time. Last month, though, Jackson surprisingly announced that he had re-signed with the UFC, which drew many questions. Wasn't he still under contract with Viacom and Bellator? Bellator MMA president Scott Coker said that indeed is read news >>

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“Stateside, Tennessee is a hotbed for MMA.” --Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Marc Ratner. If a commission is not generating any revenue, then it cannot justify its existence. The Tennessee Athletic Commission, established in 2008 to accommodate mixed martial arts (MMA) events from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the now-defunct Strikeforce promotion, is dying on the vine as the world's largest combat sports promotion concentrates on international territories. Nashville Sports Mix read news >>

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Spike TV President Kevin Kay couldn’t be happier with the direction of Bellator MMA since Scott Coker took over for Bjorn Rebney. read news >>

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SANTA MONICA, CALIF. -- Spike TV has almost gotten into the boxing business before, engaging in talks with a who’s who of promoters, but a deal never came to fruition. read news >>

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Bellator President Scott Coker has been busy recently, but carved out time on Tuesday to speak to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour. Both Bellator and the sport of mixed martial arts are in transition, but Coker shares both his bird's eye view of what's going on as well as some specific moves his organization is making in the industry. On Douglas Lima pulling out of the Paul Daley fight with an injury: "Yes, that fight is off. Lima got injured, so he's off the fight. We're probably six or eight hour read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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Bellator president Scott Coker talks about signing Kimbo Slice and other Bellator-related news. read news >>

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Following Cung Le’s announcement of his retirement from MMA, UFC President Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta sounded far from vindictive in official statements.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Bellator President Scott Coker made the announcement of what he called a “superfight” for Bellator 134. It will be “King Mo” Lawal vs. Cheick Kongo at heavyweight.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

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When Bob Cook speaks, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker listens. Cook, a trainer at American Kickboxing Academy and co-founder with Zinkin Entertainment and Sports Management, has rarely steered Coker wrong. When Coker was president of Strikeforce, Cook recommended (...) read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was less-than-sympathetic for Ben Henderson, who dropped a controversial unanimous decision to Donald Cerrone last Sunday night (Jan. 18, 2014) in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 59 on FOX Sports 1 (watch it). According to White, that's the price you pay for leaving it in the hands of the judges. Apparently, some mixed martial arts (MMA) fans agree with that sentiment and perhaps echoed it on Twitter, which sent top 170-pound contend read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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UFC President Dana White discusses the aftermath of UFC Fight NightL Boston, as well as why Jose Aldo would not face off against Conor McGregor in the octagon. On Sunday night, UFC fans witnessed Conor McGregor take the final step towards a highly anticipated title shot against longtime featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. The Irishman defeated Dennis Siver with remarkable ease to earn his fifth consecutive UFC win and silence his remaining doubters. In the aftermath of the main event in Boston, UFC read news >>

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BOSTON – Even UFC President Dana White and UFC commentator Joe Rogan could not defend the judges’ scorecards following a botched call in a three-round bout between Cathal Pendred and Sean Spencer.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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