Search Results For "Scott Coker"

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Coker explains Big Top strategy
Coker explains Big Top strategy
Scott Coker: "The undercard fights will resonate with hardcore fans, and hopefully those eyeballs will become fans of the fighters we’ll put underneath the main event.”
06/22/2015
Coker: Kimbo vs. Shamrock could break record
Coker: Kimbo vs. Shamrock could break record
Scott Coker: "Tito Ortiz set the benchmark with the Stephan Bonnar fight and we'd like to beat that record. That's a milestone ... "I think it could do it."
06/16/2015
Coker: Bellator's phone has been ringing
Coker: Bellator's phone has been ringing
"I will tell you this, the phone's been ringing. I just tell people 'We're not going to engage in any kind of dialogue with you on any level unless you're a free agent."
05/11/2015
Coker in discussion with boxer Tyson Fury for Bellator fight
Coker in discussion with boxer Tyson Fury for Bellator fight
Scott Coker: “I told his manager he’s going to get taken down, he’s going to get submitted, or he’s going to get hurt ... Man, this guy has no idea.”
04/02/2015
King Mo: New Bellator management is 'night and day'
King Mo: New Bellator management is 'night and day'
King Mo: "It's night and day. Night and day. Even the media coverage. You can see it all, how people treat us now. We have more respect."
02/22/2015
UFC challenges 'other combat sports companies' to join fight vs PEDs
UFC challenges 'other combat sports companies' to join fight vs PEDs
Lorenzo Fertitta: "There's certainly other combat sports companies in MMA. Companies that have the same resources if not more resources that we have."
02/19/2015
Coker: PED use in MMA is 'concerning'
Coker: PED use in MMA is 'concerning'
"I think it's really a much cleaner sport than it is a dirty sport. But I will say this: There have been some pretty high-profile guys that have popped and that's concerning."
02/16/2015
Coker: Bellator discussing fight night bonuses
Coker: Bellator discussing fight night bonuses
Scott Coker: There are 'internal discussions on the matter', but 'nothing to announce...Maybe I'll hav esomething to announce in the near future.'
02/12/2015
Spike Pres: Coker is 'just a giant step up'
Spike Pres: Coker is 'just a giant step up'
"They feel like he's honest, he's straightforward, he puts on great fights and he promotes really well. I think it's just a giant step up from where we were."
01/27/2015
Coker: There's no fighter out of our price range
Coker: There's no fighter out of our price range
Scott Coker on free agents: "We're in a position now with the Viacom ownership group, there's not going to be any fighter that's out of the price range."
01/22/2015
Coker plans to speak with Fedor about potential return
Coker plans to speak with Fedor about potential return
Scott Coker: "I’m going to the New Year’s Eve show in Japan, so I’ll be over there and I’ll be talking to Fedor Emelianenko and seeing if there’s any interest.”
12/26/2014
Bellator vows to fight for every major free agent
Bellator vows to fight for every major free agent
Scott Coker on major free agents in mixed martial arts: "There's not going to be a fighter on the planet we can't afford and have access to."
12/26/2014
Rampage: 'I don't understand why Scott Coker is so butthurt'
Rampage: 'I don't understand why Scott Coker is so butthurt'
Rampage: "I don't understand why Scott Coker is so butthurt ... I did the deal with Viacom and it goes higher than Bjorn Rebney or Scott Coker."
12/24/2014
Coker: Bellator will pursue Lesnar
Coker: Bellator will pursue Lesnar
Scott Coker: "We've had a conversation internally and it's worth a conversation, but that's something we'll pursue maybe later into January."
12/01/2014
Ortiz-headlined Bellator 131 breaks viewer records
Ortiz-headlined Bellator 131 breaks viewer records
Bellator 131, now firmly under the stewardship of Scott Coker, was a great success, with the Tito Ortiz vs. Stephan Bonnar main event drawing 1.8 million viewers.
11/18/2014
Coker lays out plans for Bellator in 2015
Coker lays out plans for Bellator in 2015
Scott Coker: “Basically, Bellator will go once a month for its championship series. And then four times a year, we’ll do a big tentpole event which will be stacked."
10/27/2014
Coker: Changes coming to Bellator in 2015
Coker: Changes coming to Bellator in 2015
Scott Coker: "That's what you're not going to be seeing next year. You'll see big fights that people will want to see, starting in January."
10/18/2014
Coker suggests the name Spikeforce
Coker suggests the name Spikeforce
"How about Spikeforce?" suggested Bealltor CEO Scott Coker when Bloody Elbow's John S. Nash asked him about a possible name change for the organization.
08/20/2014
Eddie Alvarez is free
Eddie Alvarez is free
Scott Coker: "We granted Eddie his unconditional release this morning. Eddie is free to explore the free-agent market. We wish him the best in the future."
08/19/2014
Coker confirms discussions with Carano
Coker confirms discussions with Carano
The discussion with Gina Carano had simply been a rumor, until today Bellator President Scott Coker confirmed it on the MMA Hour.
08/18/2014
Tito: Coker will save the sinking ship
Tito: Coker will save the sinking ship
Tito Ortiz: "I’m really happy that Scott has stepped aboard to kind of save the sinking ship. He did really, really well by just building Strikeforce."
08/04/2014
Coker pens open letter to Bellator fans
Coker pens open letter to Bellator fans
Scott Coker: "I’ve been working closely with the incredible team here along with our partners at Spike to see how we are going to bring this great company to new heights."
06/27/2014
White: Coker a better fit for Bellator
White: Coker a better fit for Bellator
Dana White: "“I was in business with them [Spike TV] for a long time, and I think this is a much better fit for them than ‘Bjork’ was.”
06/22/2014
Bjorn Rebney out at Bellator, Scott Coker in, tournaments mothballed
Bjorn Rebney out at Bellator, Scott Coker in, tournaments mothballed
"Viacom and Tim and I differed in our views of the right strategic direction for Bellator, but Tim and I both wish them well.”
06/18/2014
Rebney: Rumors of possible replacement by Scott Coker 'not true'
Rebney: Rumors of possible replacement by Scott Coker 'not true'
“The UFC has been around for a long time so there is an entrenched belief that the best fighters are in UFC," said Bjorn Rebney. "They are not."
08/20/2013
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