Bellator president Scott Coker is keen on signing YouTube star, Logan Paul, if he ever decides to pursue skilled MMA.
Scott Coker attended the Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul boxing match Sunday evening, which aired on Showtime pay-per-view. Coker, who’s the president of Bellator, one other Showtime Sports activities attraction, took a vested within the bout.
In a tweet from The Rating, a Canadian sports activities outlet, Coker is just not ruling out a Paul partnership if he decides to strive his hand at MMA. The information was first reported by Damon Martin of MMAFighting.
“If he needed to get into MMA, we’d do it,” Coker stated.
Coker is used to signing fighters who’re out of the abnormal. Bobby Lashley and former NFL operating again, Herschel Walker, are two prime examples of athletes who’ve made the transition to MMA beneath Coker’s steerage.
Logan Paul went the gap with Floyd Mayweather with out getting knocked down
Paul held his personal towards Mayweather, who had not boxed since Aug. 2017 Neither man fell to the canvas, though Mayweather gained the bulk, if not the entire eight-round exhibition.
Whereas Paul doesn’t have skilled or beginner MMA expertise, him signing with Bellator would give Coker an added enhance of star-power, as Paul would be a part of names like Cris “Cyborg” Justino, Ryan Bader, and Leslie Smith, to call a number of. With Bellator instantly concerned within the Showtime enterprise, the pairing would make logical sense contemplating that each Paul brothers simply joined the community looking for greater financial alternatives for each of their respective careers.
Logan Paul’s brother, Jake Paul, has been related to the MMA area up to now, as Jake Paul is coming off of a knockout towards Ben Askren forward of an Aug. 28 tilt with former champion, Tyron Woodley.
Paul’s preventing future is unsure, however regardless, the world will watch his subsequent transfer.