Bellator 98 took place this past Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut and twelve of the fighters on the card were issued medical suspensions.

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The Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulations released the results to on Tuesday morning after they were requested.

Several fighters on the main card received a medical suspension including headliners Alexander Shlemenko and Brett Cooper.

Shlemenko was suspended 45 days due to a laceration and Cooper received a suspension of 90 days for a concussion. Along with the 90 day suspension, he will need a neurological exam to be cleared.

Four other fighters on the card also received a medical suspension for a concussion including middleweight tournament fighter Brian Rogers. Rogers was defeated by Mikkel Parlo by unanimous decision and he was suspended 90 days due to a concussion.

The only middleweight tournament fighter that won on Saturday night and received a suspension was Perry Filkins. He was suspended for 45 days due to a laceration and Bellator was planning to have him fight on October 4th in the semifinals. With his 45 day suspension, Bellator will have to move the fight to a later date.

The complete Bellator 98 medical suspensions are below.

  • Alexander Shelmenko: 45 days (laceration)
  • Brett Cooper: 90 days (concussion- needs neurological exam)
  • Perry Filkins: 45 days (laceration)
  • Jeremy Kimball: 45 days (laceration)
  • Brian Rogers: 90 days (concussion)
  • Justin Torrey: 60 days (laceration and concussion)
  • Giva Santana: 30 days (concussion)
  • Derek Anderson: 30 days (right ankle sprain)
  • Nick Piedmont: 30 days (concussion)
  • Jeff Nader: 30 days (eye contusion needs eye doctor clearance)
  • Parker Porter: 30 days (concussion)
  • Glenn Allaire: Indefinite, needs clearance from a neurological doctor