The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 98: Shlemenko vs. Cooper” took place Friday night inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
A middleweight title tilt between champion Alexander Shlemenko and Brett Cooper (both pictured) headlines the gig. All four Bellator Middleweight Tournament quarterfinal matchups will also be showcased.
A bantamweight tourney semifinal bout between Joe Warren and Nick Kirk was slated to co-headline the show, but the fight was postponed after Warren was ruled medically “ineligible to compete.”
Spike.com streams the tomorrow’s prelims live beginning at 6PM ET/3PM PT. Spike will then broadcast the main card at 8PM ET/PT.
Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut hosts the festivities.
Here are the results from today’s weight competition:
Josh Diekman (243) vs. Parker Porter (260)
Glenn Allair (135) vs. Rico DiSciullo (135.3)
Matt Bessette (144.8) vs. Nick Piedmont (145.5)
Andrew Calandrelli (156) vs. Ryan Quinn (155)
Mike Mucitelli (204) vs. Jeff Nader (204)
Derek Anderson (154) vs. Patricky Freire (155)
Jason Butcher (184.5) vs. Giva Santana (185.5) – Season 9 middleweight tournament opening round
Mikkel Parlo (185) vs. Brian Rogers (185) – Season 9 middleweight tournament opening round
Perry Filkins (186) vs. Jeremy Kimball (186) – Season 9 middleweight tournament opening round
Justin Torrey (185) vs. Brennan Ward (185.3) – Season 9 middleweight tournament opening round
Brett Cooper (184.8) vs. Alexander Shlemenko (183.3 – Bellator middleweight champion)