We let those guys all go. Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by TCE, Sep 11, 2020. As far as fans who are hopeful of a UFC x Bellator collaborative event, think again. Scott Coker says Dana White is lying about ex-UFC fighters in Bellator. Rodney James Edgar - August 23, 2020.

“Everybody they have in their light heavyweight division, we let go of. A week later at the UFC on ESPN 15 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White was asked if he had heard Coker’s comments. According to Fight Matrix, prior to Jones’ decision to vacate, both promotions had three of the top six light heavyweights in the world. “What super-fight would I make with Bellator?” he asked.

Bellator recently crowned a new light heavyweight champion, this after Vadim Nemkov dethroned Ryan Bader by way of knockout.

Bellator sports fighters like Bader, Nemkov, Phil Davis, Corey Anderson, Lyoto Machida, Liam McGeary, and Karl Albrektsson in their 205lb weight class.

He has the best light heavyweight division?” White scoffed. 0.

If you have a better deal there, then stay there and do your thing.

“He’s got the best light heavyweight division? In terms of fighters like Anderson, Davis, Bader, Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida, White would likely claim the UFC could have topped Bellator’s offer, if the company wanted to.

“The bonuses went to Dobson, Jones, Munhoz, and Edgar, but I’m going to write a bunch of checks next week.

But if you think all the accomplishments of Cyborg over the last 10 years, there is nobody better than Cris Cyborg”. It’s like the (expletive) dumbest thing I’ve heard, but I get it. However, Scott Coker seems to disagree with Dana White.

Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Brian Ortega after UFC on ESPN+ 38 win? Your email address will not be published. … That group has become a really healthy, robust division for us. Jones vacated. These guys are prizefighters. I get it, he’s got to try to f*cking do his thing. UFC president, Dana White released Cyborg after her fight with Felicia Spencer in UFC 240. White was asked for his thoughts not long after, and the UFC boss man, not surprisingly, took issue with the claim (quote via MMA Junkie). This puts an end to all the speculations of Cyborg coming back to UFC again.

Image Credit: Bellator / Twitter. He mentioned that since Jon Jones vacated the UFC’s 205lb title, that it opened up the chance of Bellator having the greatest light heavyweight fighter on the planet. These are athletes of the highest level and they are prizefighters. Bellator’s president criticized UFC for letting Cyborg go on a recent interview on ESPN.

Of course, media members huddled to ask Dana his thoughts on Coker’s comments.

Which, is the exact kind of content that his loyalists like to see.

He also suggested that Dana White is trying to devalue Cyborg by saying otherwise.

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Bellator president Scott Coker says Dana White’s recent comments about ex-UFC fighters joining Bellator aren’t accurate. On another topic, White was clearly upbeat about the performances of his own fighters at UFC Vegas 7. Bellator meanwhile, has Bader, Davis and the new champ Nemkov, who could unquestionably hang with any of the UFC’s top light heavyweights now. However, Coker who has worked with Cyborg in Strike Force came out to support Cyborg and said UFC never knew what to do with a prized accusation such as Cyborg. Required fields are marked *. It’s hard to argue against that since Dana White never wanted a 145 women’s division.

100%.”.

These are athletes of the highest level and they are prizefighters. It’s like the (expletive) dumbest thing I’ve heard, but I get it. By. Your information will not be shared with or sold to 3rd parties. Coker’s comments came in the wake of Jon Jones vacating his title just days ago. For Bellator President Scott Coker, he doubled down on that notion and believes that Bellator has a better light heavyweight division than the UFC. As an avid sports fan, he is constantly looking for ways to bridge the gap between niche sports (such as MMA) and pop culture. Fans of Dana tend to enjoy his style of promoting the UFC and its fighters. It also ends the saga between the UFC and Cris Cyborg. Of course, media members huddled to ask Dana his thoughts on Coker’s comments.

Welcome to MMA Junkie's European Union Experience. © 2020 Cageside Press, except where indicated. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn. When asked about his opinion on White calking Nunes the best women fighter, Coker mentioned: “She is the greatest female fighter of all time. Dana White responded to Scott Coker’s claim that Bellator possesses the best light heavyweight division in MMA during tonight’s UFC post-fight press conference.

These guys are prizefighters. Strangely enough, UFC President Dana White has a cult-like following on the internet.

Founded in 2009, MiddleEasy.com provides UFC News daily MMA News, Fight Results, Street Fights, MM Rumors, Interviews, Analysis and complete coverage of the MMA sports. Coker’s comments came in the … Not long ago, UFC President Dana White scoffed at Scott Coker’s argument that Bellator has the best light heavyweight division in the business. it has been that way since the very beginning. Coker mentioned that UFC showed a lack of commitment to the women’s featherweight division. Close.

White even claimed that Nunes is the best fighter in the history of women’s MMA. “We have a bunch of killers in that weight class.

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UFC Vegas 7: Dana White Responds to Scott Coker’s Claim of Having Best Light Heavyweight Division. White even claimed that Nunes is the best fighter in the history of women’s MMA.

The truth is they were free agents and they wanted to shop their (worth) and we offered them a better deal so they came over here.