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Bellator president Scott Coker isn't giving up on Aaron Pico after latest KO loss

Posted On: Jun 15, 2019   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Bellator president Scott Coker isn't giving up on Aaron Pico after latest KO loss

NEW YORK - When Scott Coker started lining up blue-chip prospects not long after taking over as Bellator president several years ago, Aaron Pico was the upstart most frequently considered the most “can't miss” of the bunch.
Skeptics might be wondering about that assessment now that Pico's record has dropped to 4-3 in both Bellator and overall following his second consecutive knockout loss.
This time, Adam Borics did the damage with a flying knee in the second round of their featherweight fight Friday at Bellator 222.
But don't count Coker among those ready to give up on Pico.
“Don't count this kid out,” Coker said at the post-fight news conference at Madison Square Garden. “Aaron Pico, he is learning how to do this, and he's fought some tough guys and like he said, he said, ‘Look, I can wrestle, and I can box, but I'm still learning how to fight.'”
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