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  • 4 years ago
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Strikeforce officials are still floating around the idea of promoting ex-WWE star David Batista’s mixed martial arts debut. read news >>

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Since becoming President of Bellator MMA in June of last year, Scott Coker has been hard at work bringing about several changes to the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts promotion. He immediately nixed the tournament format, and made his intentions clear to seek out every single potential free agent in MMA. The promotion has added several new entertaining elements to their shows, and seems to be firing on all cylinders. In the past, Coker has proven to be one of the very best promoters out there wh read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Scott Coker seems to have a winning formula for television success. The formula goes a little something like this: Fill up a card with great prospects and great style fights. Upgrade your presentation with a mixture of World Wrestling Entertainment and PRIDE, tossing in a little bit of rock-concert action on the side. Set yourself apart from the competition by creating custom entrances, lighting packages and music. Give each fighter a memorable and branded identity. And for the main event, sign read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Bellator MMA President Scott Coker would support a worldwide drug-testing system for MMA fighters. But knowing such cross-promotional cooperation could be tough, he believes state athletic commissions are still the best method to catch drug cheats. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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"There's hundreds of athletes that have been licensed and sanctioned in this state. So you can't just put them all together and say this is an issue. I think it should be monitored. When an athlete does pop, it's a lose, lose, lose for everybody. Nobody wins. The athlete doesn't win, for sure. He can't make a living, he can't make any money, he can't provide for his family. The network loses, the promoter, the fans. Everybody. It's not a win and really it needs to be stopped." "I think if you lo read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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FRESNO, Calif. -- Scott Coker isn't sure if mixed martial arts has a drug problem, but he calls the amount of big-name fighters testing positive "concerning." The Bellator MMA president said he had a discussion with California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster on Friday before Bellator 133 here at SaveMart Center on the campus of Fresno State University. And afterward, he was left unsure if there was truly an epidemic in the sport as many have speculated. "There's hundreds read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Bellator MMA President Scott Coker believes that Chris Honeycutt is one of the brightest prospects on his roster and singled him out as one to watch on tonight at Bellator 133.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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There aren’t any titles on the line when Bellator MMA returns tonight, but the winners could put themselves nicely in line for shots at belts. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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From the sound of it, Bellator MMA featherweight champ Patricio “Pitbull” Freire may have to wait a little longer before fight-night bonuses become a reality. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Stream or download Wednesday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Nik Lentz, Max Holloway, Cole Miller, Ray Borg and Scott Coker.Filed under: Bellator, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The UFC asks its fighters to perform admirably but also make weight. For some Octagon combatants, weigh-ins are their worst nightmare. As recently as UFC 183, a couple of fighters missed the mark by a wide margin. Top 10 welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum was nine pounds shy of the 171-pound limit. Meanwhile, No. 7-ranked flyweight John Lineker was five pounds over the 126-pound threshold. Both Gastelum and Lineker were fined—though Gastelum was refunded by his co-main event cohort Tyron Woo read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Max Holloway, Cole Miller, Tim Elliott, Ray Borg, Nik Lentz and Scott Coker.Filed under: Bellator, MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Bellator MMA President Scott Coker recently sat down for an interview with BloodyElbow, and the former Strikeforce boss is excited for what the future holds for his new promotion. Coker discusses Bellator's "re-launch" in which their goal is to put "butts in seats" and put on "fun fights." The President also discusses his latest signing in Kimbo Slice, the MMA landscape as a whole, the drug testing issues in the sport, and a whole lot more. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Scott Coker, the president of MMA, has some interesting, and perhaps surprising, views on MMA contracts, including a possible solution. Does MMA need its own Ali Act? read news >>

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