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Bellator signs Paul Daley and Melvin Manhoef

After some speculation about Paul Daley being signed by the World Series of Fighting, the welterweight has once again been signed by Bellator after the promotion released him last year. The signing was announced by Bellator on Monday and along … Continue reading

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Scott Coker: So we’re going to go on the 5th and then we’re are going to go ten straight weeks

The eleventh season of Bellator will begin on September 5th in Connecticut and the promotion officially announced yesterday that the event will be headlined by Pat Curran defending the featherweight title against Patricio Pitbull. Outside of the September 5th event, … Continue reading

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Bellator confirms the release of 19 fighters

Nineteen fighters have been released from their Bellator contracts, including former heavyweight tournament winner Eric Prindle and 2014 Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament quarter-finalist Carlos Eduardo. The releases were posted on the Sherdog Forums today, and Bellator confirmed the moves … Continue reading

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New leader in place at Bellator, but there are still many unknowns with the promotion

As new Bellator President Scott Coker said yesterday, Bellator 2.0 has started as the company has transitioned from the previous leadership of Bjorn Rebney and Tim Danaher to Coker. Since the announcement of the change, there have been some questions … Continue reading

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Scott Coker planning to change Bellator into a more traditional format

Scott Coker was officially announced as the Bellator President on late Wednesday afternoon in a conference call and he is planning to turn Bellator into a more traditional mixed martial arts format. Since the start of Bellator, former Chairman and … Continue reading

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Bellator Conference Call with Kevin Kay and Scott Coker

Viacom held a conference call on Wednesday with Spike TV President Kevin Kay to officially introduce Scott Coker as the new Bellator President. At the beginning of the call, Kay and Coker gave opening comments about Coker being the new … Continue reading

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Scott Coker named President of Bellator

After all of the speculation over the last twelve hours, it’s now official as former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker is the new President of Bellator as he is replacing Bjorn Rebney and Tim Danaher, who left the company yesterday. Viacom … Continue reading

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Bellator fighters react to Bjorn Rebney no longer being with Bellator

It was announced earlier today that Bjorn Rebney has exited the promotion and a new CEO is going to be announced shortly, which is expected to be former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker. Following the announcement of Rebney’s exit, current Bellator … Continue reading

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Bjorn Rebney and Tim Danaher leave Bellator MMA; No replacements announced

It was reported on early Thursday morning that a change was coming to the leadership of Bellator MMA and the change was announced this morning as Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney and President Tim Danaher have left their positions with … Continue reading

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Bellator announces new title shot clause for previous tournament winners

Bellator’s motto is that title shots are earned and not given, which means that fighters must go through a tournament to secure a title shot in the promotion. Less than two years ago, Bellator added a clause to how title … Continue reading

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