Scott Coker on recent UFC releases: ‘I think we’re a better fit for those guys’

Image via semtex170 on Instagram The tail-end of 2020 saw the UFC make some surprising releases from their roster. In turn, that led to Bellator President Scott Coker picking them up. To the surprise of many, several names within the larger weight classes parted ways with the UFC this past year. All of which have…Continue Reading

Scott Coker thinks big for Fedor Emelianenko’s final fights

By Dave Doyle and Mike Bohn | December 26, 2020 9:55 am There’s been a notable omission from Bellator’s lineups since the company got back up and running: Fedor Emelianenko. The legendary former longtime PRIDE heavyweight champion turned 44 in September. Before the worldwide coronavirus pandemic hit, Bellator president Scott Coker had talked about a…Continue Reading

Scott Coker says he is “happy” with current roster, not interested in signing Anderson Silva

Bellator will not be offering free agent, Anderson Silva a contract, Scott Coker revealed. On Thursday, it was revealed Silva was released from his UFC deal. The news came weeks after his knockout loss to Uriah Hall where Dana White made it clear he would not fight inside the Octagon again. However, Silva still had…Continue Reading

Scott Coker ‘leaning toward’ Phil Davis vs. Vadim Nemkov 2, but Ryan Bader and Corey Anderson on deck

Bellator President Scott Coker favors a rematch between Phil Davis and champ Vadim Nemkov for the next light heavyweight title fight, though he expects to make a final decision in the next few weeks. “I think that’s kind of the way we’re leaning toward,” Coker told MMA Fighting on Tuesday. Also factoring in to Bellator’s…Continue Reading