Bellator’s president reveals the rationale behind PFL matching Bellator’s supply for Kayla Harrison. Not way back Kayla Harrison was a free agent and was able to get signed by the highest MMA promotions. PFL, Bellator, UFC all of them had their eye on the 2 time Olympic gold medalist.
There have been even rumours about her accepting a suggestion from Bellator as she wished to face the Bellator queen Cris Cyborg in a battle to show her potential. However, this didn’t occur as PFL matched the supply made by Bellator and Harrison re-signed with PFL. Cris Cyborg however fought Arlene Blencowe and gained the battle through unanimous determination.
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Bellator President Scott Coker feedback on PFL matching Bellator’s supply to signal Kayla Harrison
Just lately, Bellator’s president Scott Coker went on the Spinning Back Fist podcast. He mentioned what Kayla must do with a view to turn out to be nice.
“Kayla wants a battle of that stature to essentially put herself in that higher echelon as a result of I consider she is nice however she hasn’t been confirmed but…She hasn’t been examined but. She hasn’t been hit on the chin but. These are issues that Cyborg will reply. You don’t actually understand how nice she could be, all of us have opinions about it and my opinions are very excessive on her however till she will get that first proper hand or left hook on the jaw, we don’t actually know.” Stated Scott.
Coker additionally revealed the rationale behind PFL matching Bellator’s supply for Kayla Harrison:
“For them, she’s their greatest star…For us, she could be one of many fighters we might put into our group of nice fighters now we have, proper? It meant much more to them to have her and hold her there than possibly for us to overpay, you understand, we’re gonna make good enterprise selections as we’re operating this firm.”
Kayla is at the moment 13-0 in MMA. Her final win got here towards Marina Mokhnatkina. Nevertheless, Mr. Scott saying that the worth PFL is paying Kayla is likely to be a case of overpayment for Bellator appears logical contemplating their fighters. However, battle followers would nonetheless like to see a battle between Harrison vs Cyborg. So, let’s hope that each the promotions do make that battle occur.