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Strikeforce Video: Scott Coker Breaks Down Jan. 7 Event, Gina Carano’s Return

Posted on by Erik Fontanez

LAS VEGAS – Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker didn’t plan on celebrating New Year’s in Vegas. He’s too old, he says.

Coker’s Vegas celebration will more likely take place following the Jan. 7 Strikeforce fight card, where Luke Rockhold will defend his middleweight title against Keith Jardine. In addition, “King Mo” Muhammed Lawal will fight Lorenz Larkin in a light heavyweight bout that, according to Coker, has strong title implications.

In this exclusive one-on-one interview, Coker talks to MMAWeekly.com about the Strikeforce event in Vegas, and also expresses his confidence in Gina Carano’s return to the cage.

Check it out…

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  • http://www.twitter.com/uncanny390 uncanny390

    Here’s my question: If Rockhold loses, does that raise the prestige of Keith Jardine or lower the prestige of the Strikeforce Middleweight title?

    • http://www.twitter.com/uncanny390 uncanny390

      Oh and I should also mention the video is currently marked “private” and not watchable.

      • http://MMAWeekly.com Ken Pishna

        Sorry about that. It has been fixed.

  • http://www.bloodyfists.net/forums/index.php SHORT_BUS

    Will be interesting to see how Jardine looks at 185lbs. The guy is a gamer and always comes to fight. Should be a good one.

  • http://www.bloodyfists.net/forums/index.php SHORT_BUS

    Carano is done. She might hint at fighting again but she ain’t coming back.

  • DrkDisciple

    Poor Gilbert he is the only thing decent left stranded on Strikeforce!

  • Mario

    Yeah, I agree with SHORT_BUS

    I’m getting tired of hearing the “She’s a fighter at heart, she will be back, I know it”

    She ain’t coming back. It’s pretty clear.