The fighters of Bellator 98 took to the scales to day in Uncasville, Connecticut to make tomorrow’s card official. Main event fighters Brett Cooper and Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko made their title official as both fighters came in under the middleweight limit.
Middleweight tournament fighter Andreas Spang had to be removed from the card after commission officials deemed him unfit for tomorrow’s card. The Swedish fighter was replaced on tomorrow’s lineup by Justin Torrey.
Spang was the second fighter deemed unfit to compete tomorrow after former featherweight champion Joe Warren was ruled of his bantamweight tournament fight with Nick Kirk due to medical reasons.
Bellator 98 Weigh-In Results:
Main Card (Spike TV 8PM)
- Bellator Middleweight Title Fight: Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko (183.3) vs. Brett Cooper (184.8)
- Middleweight Tournament Opening Round: Justin Torrey (185) vs. Brennan Ward (185.3)
- Middleweight Tournament Opening Round: Jeremy Kimball (186) vs. Perry Filkins (186)
- Middleweight Tournament Opening Round: Brian Rogers (185) vs. Mikkel Parlo (185)
- Middleweight Tournament Opening Round: Jason Butcher (184.5) vs. Giva Santana (185.5)
- Derek Anderson (154) vs. Patricky Pitbull (155)
Preliminary Card (Spike.com 6PM)
- Jeff Nader (204) vs. Mike Mucitelli (204)
- Andrew Calandrelli (156) vs. Ryan Quinn (155)
- Nick Piedmont (145.5) vs. Matt Bessette (144.8)
- Glenn Allair (135) vs. Rico Disciullo (135.3)
- Josh Diekman (243) vs. Parker Porter (260)