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Welcome to another edition of MMA Press Box Radio. On this week’s show hosts Darren McFarland, Brad Hopkins and Chris Pappas talk with one of the most important figures in modern day mixed martial arts, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker.

MMA Press Box Radio is based out of Nashville, Tenn., and incidentally, “Strikeforce Challengers 13” takes place Friday, Jan. 7, at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville.

Coker discusses Friday’s Challengers card, the newly-announced Strikeforce heavyweight tournament, Fedor Emelianenko and his management and much more.

You don’t want to miss this one guys!

In addition to the interview with Coker, the guys debate the pros and cons of the heavyweight tournament, recap UFC 125, take some calls from listeners and chat about other recent MMA headlines.

MMA Press Box Radio airs LIVE each Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. CT on Sports Radio 560 WNSR AM in the Nashville and Middle Tennessee market or online on the WNSR website at ( is proud to be the exclusive home of the MMA Press Box Radio archives. If you ever miss the live broadcast on Wednesday afternoon, check back here at Wednesday evening for the archived version.

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