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Bellator 98 Weigh-in Results: Shlemenko vs. Cooper Title Fight Set; Andreas Spang Ineligible

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Bellator 98 Poster-478x270The Bellator 98 weigh-ins have been completed from The Cabaret Theater inside the Mohegan Sun Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s September 7th event, which will feature a Bellator Middleweight World Title Fight and the opening rounds of the Season 9 Bellator Middleweight Tournament.

Andreas Spang was originally scheduled to compete in the Middleweight Tournament, but was deemed ineligible to compete by the provisionary commission. Brennan Ward will now face Justin Torrey in the opening round of the Middleweight Tournament.

Joe Warren, who was originally slated to face Nick Kirk in a Batnamweight Tournament Semifinal bout, was removed from the card prior to weigh-ins due to concerns triggered by his medical paperwork. The Warren vs. Kirk bout has been “delayed until further notice.”

Bellator MMA will take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, September 7th with the first fight taking place at 6:00 p.m. EST and streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 8:00 p.m. EST and will air LIVE on Spike TV.

MAIN CARD
Bellator Middleweight World Title Fight:
Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko (183.3) vs. Brett Cooper (184.8)
Bellator Middleweight Tournament Opening Round:
Justin Torrey (185) vs. Brennan Ward (185.3)
Bellator Middleweight Tournament Opening Round:
Jeremy Kimball (186) vs. Perry Filkins (186)
Bellator Middleweight Tournament Opening Round:
Brian Rogers (185) vs. Mikkel Parlo (185)
Bellator Middleweight Tournament Opening Round:
Jason Butcher (184.5) vs. Giva Santana (185.5)
Bellator Lightweight Feature Fight:
Derek Anderson (154) vs. Patricky Pitbull (155)

PRELIMINARY CARD
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight:
Jeff Nader (204) vs. Mike Mucitelli (204)
Lightweight Feature Fight:
Andrew Calandrelli (156) vs. Ryan Quinn (155)
Featherweight Feature Fight:
Nick Piedmont (145.5) vs. Matt Bessette (144.8)
Bantamweight Feature Fight:
Glenn Allair (135) vs. Rico Disciullo (135.3)
Heavyweight Feature Fight:
Josh Diekman (243) vs. Parker Porter (260)

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