Bellator Weigh-In Results from Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Casino

Bellator Weigh-In Results from Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Casino

Uncasville, CT. (September 6, 2013) – The Bellator MMA 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.

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. ESTand 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 RoundJustin 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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About Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 115 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom.  In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 150 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. Bellator’s founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes.  Bellator’s core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula.  Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations.  Bellator is based in Newport Beach, California.

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