Search Results For "Scott Coker"

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Coker: Bellator 2016 increasing the volume, going international
Coker: Bellator 2016 increasing the volume, going international
Scott Coker: “This year, 16 fights. Next year, we’re going to do about 22 to 24 fights. So we’re going to increase the volume. We’ll go from four ‘tent poll’ events to seven."
08/28/2015
Coker: I think I'd be in favor of expanding the Ali Act to cover MMA
Coker: I think I'd be in favor of expanding the Ali Act to cover MMA
Scott Coker: "But hey, if all of the planets aligned and there was a concerted effort to change things, I think I would be in favor of it."
08/11/2015
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
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