Watch > Episode > Scott Coker - The Fight Game

Scott Coker - The Fight Game


Scott Coker is a mixed martial arts promoter. He was the founder and CEO of Strikeforce and is the current President of Bellator MMA.


00:00 | Trailer
02:26 Brian’s thoughts on the episode
04:56 Brian’s Introduction
05:31 Why Scott likes London
06:26 The Gracie family who created competitions for Martial Art fighters
08:39 Why Tito Ortiz and Lennox Lewis were at the pre Bellator 158 O2 event press conference
10:16 How Brian became interested in MMA
11:19 The evolution of MMA competitions
14:06 Cross-training is now the way forward for MMA fighters
16:08 First Strikeforce MMA promotion a record breaking sell-out success
21:14 High and low points for Scott and the Strikeforce fighters
29:48 Why agreeing to Strikeforce being bought by the UFC was not a happy time for Scott
31:59 For Scott, the raison d’etre is not just about fighting, prize money and promotion
35:24 The two moments that saved MMA sport
41:40 Scott and Dana White have a different way of working, but their organisations are collectively growing MMA
44:47 How does he think the UFC will change now it is owned by WME
45:59 The call to run Bellator, making changes and nurturing new talent
54:14 Bellator events now broadcast in 151 countries leading to invitations to organise events internationally
57:27 Fighters have to be entertaining to fit in with the Bellator entertainment sports business
58:44 The shock of the death of Kimbo Slice and memories of him
1:07:26 James Thompson v Kimbo Slice cancelled rematch
Fighters that lose the big fight never get over it
1:11:00 The circus or fun shows, but also the hard core fights
1:18:52 Scott’s thoughts on Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz, Ronda Rousey, Gina Carano, Jon Jones
1:30:12 Success secrets
1:40:03 Phone call to 20 year old Scott Coker
1:42:16 Best advice ever received
1:43:47 Advice to the 20 year old who wants to be like MVP or Paul Daley etc
1:45:26 Brian’s summing up.


"Of the People, By the People, For the People"


Learn how to profilt from crypto & DeFi with my four week blockchain bootcamp


Exclusive Access To The Hottest Early Stage Deals In Crypto, Artificial Intelligence & Metaverse


Learn How To Attract Wealth & Opportunities In Six Simple Steps


Subscribe free Or Login to watch the full episode.

We’re always publishing free content, stay up to date.

We take your privacy seriously. We will never sell your information.

Join our global community

Sign up to recieve full episodes of London Real every week.

We take your privacy seriously. We will never sell your information.