‘Bellator 98: Shlemenko vs. Cooper’ Live Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 7th, 2013

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“Bellator 98: Shlemenko vs. Cooper” takes place Saturday night inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Spike.com streams the prelims live beginning at 6PM ET/3PM PT. Spike will then broadcast the main card at 8PM ET/PT.

Tonight’s event features a middleweight title tilt between champion Alexander Shlemenko and Brett Cooper. 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.”

Here are the official results from tonight’s fights:

Preliminary Card:

(Spike.com 6PM ET/3PM PT)

Rico Disciullo Defeats Glenn Allaire via KO (Elbows) at 1:21 in the 1stRound

Matt Bessette Defeats Nick Piedmont via TKO (Punches) at 1:41 in the 1stRound

Ryan Quinn Defeats Andrew Calandrelli via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) at 2:34 in the in the 1stRound

Josh Diekmann Defeats Parker Porter via TKO (Punches) at 1:12 in the 1stRound

Mike Mucitelli vs. Jeff Nader Ruled No Contest (Accidental Eye Poke) in the 1stRound

Main Card:

(Spike TV 8PM ET/PT)

Derek Anderson Defeats Patricky Freire via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Perry Filkins Defeats Jeremy Kimball via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:18 in the 3rdRound

Brennan Ward Defeats Justin Torrey via TKO (Punches) at 3:28 in the 2ndRound

Jason Butcher Defeats Giva Santana via TKO (punches) at 1:12 in the 2ndRound

Mikkel Parlo Defeats Brian Rogers via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

Alexander Shlemenko Defeats Brett Cooper via Unanimous Decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) (Shlemenko retains Bellator middleweight title)

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