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Bellator 98 weigh-in results

The Bellator middleweight championship fight is a go with champion Alexander Shlemenko and challenger Brett Cooper safely coming in under 185 pounds.

The rest of the fighters on the card are cleared to fight as well except for Andreas Spang who was deemed ineligible to compete by a provisionary commission. Brennan Ward will take his place against Justin Torrey to compete in the middleweight tournament opening round.

Alexander Shlemenko (183.3) vs. Brett Cooper (184.8)
Justin Torrey (185) vs. Brennan Ward (185.3)
Jeremy Kimball (186) vs. Perry Filkins (186)
Brian Rogers (185) vs. Mikkel Parlo (185)
Jason Butcher (184.5) vs. Giva Santana (185.5)
Derek Anderson (154) vs. Patricky Pitbull (155)
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)

Joe Warren ineligible to fight at Bellator 98

Former Bellator MMA featherweight champion Joe Warren is not medically cleared to fight on Saturday’s Bellator 98 card. No specific answer was cited and his scheduled bout against Nick Kirk has been “delayed.”

This change to the card will move a fight between Patricky “Pitbull” Freire vs Derek Anderson to the main card to be aired on Spike TV.

Carmouche vs. Davis set for UFC Fight Night 31

Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Liz Carmouche returns to action in the octagon against Alexis Davis at UFC Fight Night 31 “Fight for the Troops 3.”

The two are set to meet on Nov. 6 at Fort Campbell in Hookinsville, Ky.

Source: Sherdog

UFC Fight Night 28 suspensions

Three fighters from Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 28 could be out for up to six months unless cleared by a doctor. The list includes main card fighters ‘Jacare’ Souza and Jussier Formiga, who both require x-rays on their right foot and Edimilson Souza who requires surgery on his right hand.

Full list of medical suspensions for UFC Fight Night 28:
Glover Teixeira: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
Ryan Bader: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
Ronaldo Souza: suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor, needs x-ray on right foot
Yushin Okami: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
Joseph Benavidez: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Jussier Da Silva: suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor, needs x-ray on right foot
Piotr Hallmann suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
Francisco Trinaldo: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
Rafael Natal: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Tor Troeng: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
Ali Bagautinov: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Marcos Vinicius: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
Edimilson Souza: suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor, needs surgery on right hand
Felipe Arantes: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact
Lucas Martins: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Ramiro Hernandez: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact
Elias Silverio: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Joao Zeferino: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Ivan Jorge: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Keith Wisniewski: suspended 14 days with seven days no contact
Sean Spencer: suspended 21 days with 14 days no contact
Yuri Villefort: suspended 21 days with 14 days no contact

Photo:Brett Cooper (L) Alexander Schlemenko (R)(Bellator MMA)

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David Massey studied Humanities and Art History at the University of Central Oklahoma. He first found interest in MMA from the first TUF show and has been hooked ever since. He began posting on mmajunkie then submitting Sunday Junkie entries and that began his interest in writing about MMA. Through twitter David found other MMA enthusiasts and began contributing articles to marqueemma.com. He looks forward to growing as a writer and being a part of the sport he loves.