Scott Coker Tag

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Is Scott Coker a Traitor? UFC Pres Dana Whi...

Jul 12, 2014Comments off2295 Views

While many might have seen Strikeforce founder Scott Coker, a former Zuffa employee, taking over the controls at Bellator MMA as a sort of defection,

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Scott Coker’s Open Letter to Bellator...

Jun 26, 2014Comments off1165 Views

New company president Scott Coker on Thursday addressed the Bellator faithful with an open letter to fans.

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What Form Will Scott Coker’s Bellator...

Jun 18, 2014Comments off1728 Views

So what does Wednesday’s changing of the guard at Bellator MMA mean? It means that big changes are on the way.

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Scott Coker Named New Bellator MMA Presiden...

Jun 18, 2014Comments off1916 Views

Veteran combat sports promoter Scott Coker has been named President, Bellator MMA, effective immediately.

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Strikeforce Cancels November 3 Show, but Pl...

Oct 12, 2012Comments off992 Views

Following a devastating string of injuries, Strikeforce has decided to cancel its upcoming Nov. 3 fight card scheduled for Oklahoma City, Okla., but will remain

Gilbert Melendez Strikeforce

Strikeforce Cancels Show After Gilbert Mele...

Sep 24, 2012Comments off1588 Views

The injury bug has now claimed Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez, which has led to the promotion canceling Saturday night's event that was scheduled to

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Strikeforce Melendez vs Healy Media Call (A...

Sep 18, 2012Comments off712 Views

Gilbert Melendez, Pat Healy, Gian Villante and Guto Inocente, as well as Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, fielded questions from the media on the Strikeforce: Melendez

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey Doesn’t Care If It’...

Aug 19, 2012Comments off1049 Views

Ronda Rousey isn't getting caught up in all the talk about her fighting in the UFC one day. Whether it's the Octagon, Strikeforce, Showtime

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Heavyweight Grand Prix Winner Will Remain i...

May 13, 2012Comments off1026 Views

Scott Coker says the winner of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix will still be staying in the promotion for one more fight, but who they'll

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Strikeforce’s Scott Coker Says Invest...

Mar 04, 2012Comments off1245 Views

There seemed to be an upsetting discovery during the event at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey on Saturday as undercard fighter Brandon Saling's background came into

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MMAWeekly Radio Thur: Strikeforce CEO Scott...

Jan 05, 2012Comments off718 Views

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker and Tachi Palace Fights champion Georgi Karakhanyan join MMAWeekly Radio on Thursday, as well as the Sixth Round talking CM Punk,

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Strikeforce Video: Scott Coker Breaks Down ...

Jan 04, 2012Comments off666 Views

In this exclusive one-on-one interview, Scott Coker talks to Erik Fontanez about the Jan. 7 Strikeforce, and expresses his confidence in Gina Carano's return to

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Who Gets the Next Shot at Miesha Tate…...

Dec 26, 2011Comments off1106 Views

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker talks about who gets the next crack at champion Miesha Tate. Is it Sarah Kaufman or Ronda Rousey?

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Tyron Woodley Earns Title Shot with Next Wi...

Dec 23, 2011Comments off738 Views

Tyron Woodley will earn a shot at the vacant Strikeforce welterweight title if he can get past Jordan Mein on Jan 7.

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Women’s MMA Thriving With or Without ...

Dec 23, 2011Comments off1514 Views

Gina Carano is still a star in the world of MMA, but the women's divisions have moved on without her and they continue to pull

#1 Lightweight Gilbert Melendez

Strikeforce CEO Says Gilbert Melendez Would...

Dec 22, 2011Comments off897 Views

Why does Scott Coker think Gilbert Melendez is the top lightweight in the sport? Beyond his record, the Strikeforce CEO thinks Melendez could and would

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Strikeforce Post-Fight Video: Scott Coker D...

Dec 18, 2011Comments off657 Views

Scott Coker talks Strikeforce business with Erik Fontanez.

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Gegard Mousasi in Strikeforce Title Picture

Dec 18, 2011Comments off710 Views

With his victory over Ovince St. Preux on Saturday night, Gegard Mousasi likely earned a birth into a fight for the vacant Strikeforce light heavyweight

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Melendez and Rockhold Foregoing UFC was Par...

Dec 18, 2011Comments off647 Views

Strikeforce champions Gilbert Melendez and Luke Rockhold remaining with the promotion was a key element of the promotion's new broadcast contract with Showtime.

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Details About New Strikeforce/Showtime Deal

Dec 15, 2011Comments off849 Views

Heavyweight division eliminated, fighter rosters expanding, the future of the women's divisions. All that and more details for the new Strikeforce on Showtime.

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Strikeforce Fighters Are Staying In Strikef...

Dec 11, 2011Comments off892 Views

UFC president Dana White shares details about Strikeforce's immediate future.

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Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal Media Ca...

Dec 06, 2011Comments off649 Views

LIsten as Strikeforce champions Gilbert Melendez and Cris Cyborg, as well as challengers Jorge Masvidal and Hiroko Yamanaka field questions from the media.

Ronda Rousey

Coker Has No Problem Making Tate vs. Rousey

Dec 06, 2011Comments off914 Views

Ronda Rousey may very well get her wish to fight Strikeforce champion Miesha Tate after all.

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Scott Coker ‘Optimistic’ About ...

Dec 06, 2011Comments off401 Views

While no deal has been announced, all signs are pointing towards Strikeforce sticking around for 2012 and beyond.

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Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker Talks Gilbert M...

Oct 14, 2011Comments off738 Views

MMAWeekly.com talked with Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker on Thursday and discussed the upcoming fight card in San Diego, along with several other topics.

#1 Lightweight Gilbert Melendez

Strikeforce Champ Gilbert Melendez: ‘...

Oct 13, 2011Comments off754 Views

Is Gilbert Melendez a pound-for-pound fighter? He's done a lot to be thrown into the discussion, and the Strikeforce lightweight champ talks about those things

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker

Despite Ken Hershman’s Exit, Scott Co...

Oct 13, 2011Comments off545 Views

The departure of Ken Hershman from Showtime Sports makes an already murky picture even cloudier for the future of MMA on the network.

King Mo Lawal Wants Nothing to do with a Va...

Sep 08, 2011Comments off474 Views

King Mo Lawal is happy to fight Dan Henderson for the Strikeforce light heavyweight title, but if he vacates the belt, the former champion says

Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifina...

Sep 05, 2011Comments off557 Views

The Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals are nearly upon us. Josh Barnett, Sergei Kharitonov, Daniel Cormier, and Strikeforce general manager Scott Coker, recently fielded questions

Strikeforce Grand Prix Winner Will Not Be C...

Aug 30, 2011Comments off776 Views

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker confirms that the winner of the ongoing Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix will not win the title vacated by Alistair Overeem when