Following Alistair Overeem's release from the organization this past week, Strikeforce officials are tight-lipped about what's next for his vacated title and have announced no formal plans.
But not surprisingly, the organization's heavyweight grand prix could play a factor in the ultimate decision.
Could a new champ come from the grand prix's final four? The field, of course, includes a solid group including Josh Barnett, Antonio Silva, Sergei Kharitonov and Overeem replacement fighter Daniel Cormier.
"Yeah, certainly," Coker told MMAjunkie.com. "What we're going to do is circle back in the offices next week, and then hopefully we'll have an announcement as to how the next champion will be crowned."
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