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Bellator 2.0: 5 Things Fans Can Look Forward to in Scott Coker Era

A new day has dawned for Bellator. Bjorn Rebney, its founder and CEO, is out. Scott Coker, former Strikeforce head honcho, is in. With Coker comes a complete overhaul of Bellator's schedule and show structure. Tournaments, more or less, are a thing of the past. Show More Summary

Bellator MMA cuts 19 fighters including Lima, Prindle, and Leone

But insists the releases were done prior to the hiring of former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker. Bellator MMA, which fired Bjorn Rebney just last week, has also said goodbye to 19 fighters under contract for the Viacom-owned mixed martial...Show More Summary

Bjorn Rebney Out, Scott Coker In: Major Changes Made in Bellator MMA

The rumors of Bjorn Rebney 's departure from Bellator MMA came true on Wednesday, June 18. Spike TV announced that Rebney would be removed as the CEO and chairman of the MMA promotion that he created. President and COO Tim Danaher was also removed from his role. Show More Summary

It’s Official: Former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker Steps in as Bjorn Rebney’s Bellator Replacement

("Yes Dana, enjoy your reign as MMA king for now, because it's all about to come crumbling down. Three years from now. MWAHAHAHA!!!") Ladies and gentlemen, it brings us great pleasure to announce that Bellator MMA will no longer be run...Show More Summary

Bellator MMA: Bjorn Rebney fired, Scott Coker hired, Dana White reaction news stream

Bellator MMA, operating under the Viacom umbrella, fired founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney on Wednesday (June 18, 2014) and hired Scott Coker to take his place. In addition, the former Strikeforce CEO will help lead the Spike TV-televised...Show More Summary

Eddie Alvarez takes high road on Bjorn Rebney release, while Ben Saunders celebrates 'fantastic day for MMA'

Some are happy, some are bummed, while others are hoping Bjorn Rebney lands on his feet on the heels of his recent dismissal as Bellator CEO. Bjorn Rebney was relieved of his duties as CEO of Bellator MMA earlier today (Weds., June 18,...Show More Summary

Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson Hints at Retirement on Instagram

Former UFC light heavyweight champ and current Bellator fighter Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is hinting at retirement. The news comes hot on the heels of Bellator 's announcement that Viacom and founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney are partingShow More Summary

BREAKING: Bellator Parts Ways With Bjorn Rebney, Scott Coker (!) Expected to Replace Him

("Kimbo, it's Bjorn. you think Reality Kings needs any more security guards?" / Photo via MMAFighting) Bellator founder and CEO Bjorn Rebney — the man who built the MMA promotion from a scrappy underdog on ESPN Deportes to a major player on Spike TV and pay-per-view — has left the building. Show More Summary

Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney, COO Tim Danaher Leave Positions with Promotion

According to a press release, Bellator MMA founder, chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney and president and COO Tim Danaher have left their positions with the promotion. The press release said that the announcement is "effective immediately"...Show More Summary

'Bittersweet' Bjorn Rebney comments on abrupt Bellator departure, Scott Coker not named replacement … yet

Bellator President Tim Danaher has also stepped down. It's official. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney has been removed by Viacom effective immediately, and today issued a statement on his "bittersweet" departure after eight years at the helm. "It is with bittersweet emotions that I announce that I am leaving the company I founded. Show More Summary

Report: Scott Coker expected to replace Bjorn Rebney as Bellator CEO

But Rebney is not going quietly. Bellator MMA could soon be operating under a new frontman, as reports are coming in this morning (Weds., June 18, 2014) that Viacom has ousted Bjorn Rebney and will replace him with former Strikeforce...Show More Summary

Bellator MMA changes championship format with addition of new tournament contender pool

All past and present Bellator tournament winners are now in world title shot pool. Newport Beach, Calif. (June 12, 2014) - With Bellator's 2014 Summer Series having just begun last Friday, Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney announced...Show More Summary

Bellator's Bjorn Rebney: There are some UFC PPV events I wouldn't watch for free

Because they just don't have the depth they used to Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney is no stranger to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), having purchased his fair share of pay-per-view (PPV) events. But that was back when each card wasShow More Summary

Bjorn Rebney squashes beef with King Mo Lawal, no longer accused of riding dicks

Great news everybody, turns out it was just a big misunderstanding. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, as it turns out, is not riding anyone's dick, despite a serious accusation laid forth by one of his light heavyweight headliners, Muhammed...Show More Summary

What the Hell Do We Make of Bellator 120?

(Because Getty had no images from last night. / Photo via Getty) By Matt Saccaro Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney didn't give out the gate numbers at the post-fight presser, even when asked (which probably means they were bad). And it's still too early to know how Bellator 120 performed at the box office. Show More Summary

UFC President Dana White fires back at 'Bjork' Rebney for 'stupid' comments about culinary union in New York

But in fairness to Rebney, the Bellator CEO admits he's "stayed out of it," because he knows he "can't move the needle" in the "Empire State." Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney -- affectionately known as "Bjork" to Ultimate Fighting Championship...Show More Summary

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney to culinary union: Don't back off your fight against the Fertittas!

Because the enemy of my enemy is my friend. Culinary Workers Union Local 226, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, has found an unlikely ally in its fight against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) owners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta. Bjorn Rebney. The Bellator CEO supports the union's fight against Station Casinos -- owned by the Fertitta Bros. Show More Summary

Pic: Bellator releases photo, details of new 'revolutionary' PowerLock MMA glove from Everlast

And Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney is willing to share this new technology with UFC (see why here). Newport Beach, Calif. (May 7, 2014) - In early 2014, Bellator and Everlast collaborated to create the next-generation of MMA fight gloves with the "Powerlock" design. Show More Summary

Shaq vs. Barkley -- Bellator Gunning to Host Fight

Shaquille O'Neal vs. Charles Barkley is one step closer to happening... but it might cost you around $40 bucks -- 'cause Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney says he wants to put it on pay-per-view if they're serious.Rebney tells TMZ Sports... if Superman…

Bellator's Bjorn Rebney criticizes Dana White over UFC's sponsorship tax: 'That revenue should go to the fighters'

During an interview on AXS TV's "Inside MMA," Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney spoke about his promotion's stance on sponsorship tax in mixed martial arts (MMA) and how Bellator differs from UFC in that regard.

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