Spike TV held a conference call for members of the press this evening, which featured Spike TV President Kevin Kay and former Strikeforce President and new Bellator MMA President, Scott Coker.
The pair took questions from the press during the 30-minute long call, which included answering questions about plans for the next Bellator pay-per-view and television format (and if tournaments will continue to be a huge part of the business model), what will happen to exist #1 contenders and the current lightweight title situation between Eddie Alvarez, Will Brooks & Michael Chandler, if Coker is bringing any of his old Strikeforce team to the promotion, Quinton Jackson's tweets about retiring now that Bjorn Rebney has left the company, and much more.
Unfortunately, be ready to hear Scott say that he is unprepared to answer a majority of the questions, since today is essentially his first day on the job. There is also no word on whether or not Coker owns any percentage of Bellator MMA, as Ariel Helwani tried to get a straight answer out of him before being cut off by Kevin Kay.
Coker will be having discussions with Spike TV through the week, so expect more announcements from him and the network in the coming days in regards to many elements about the company.
Will Coker's reign as Bellator MMA CEO lead to a new golden age for the promotion, or is it too late to fix things up?