Bellator 109 Medical Suspensions: Marshall, Keslar, and Sarnavkiy among suspensions

Bellator 109 took place this past Friday night at the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and six of those fighters received a medical suspension. Bellator 109

The Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission released the suspensions on Monday.

Along with releasing the medical suspensions, PSAC Executive Director Gregory Sirb confirmed to that drug test were administered. However, the results of those test are not public record.

Bellator 109 featured Alexander Shlemenko retaining the Bellator middleweight title as he defeated Doug Marshall by knockout in the first round. Also, Will Brooks won the lightweight tournament with a decision over Alexander Sarnavskiy, and Rick Hawn stopped Ron Keslar in the third round to win the welterweight tournament.

Marshall, Saranvskiy, and Keslar were the only fighters on the main card to receive a suspension with Keslar being handed the longest suspension. He received a suspension of 90 days and also needs neurological evaluation before next bout.

The complete Bellator 109 medical suspensions are below.

  • Doug Marshall: Suspended 45 days
  • Alexander Sarnavskiy: Suspended 30 days
  • Ron Keslar: Suspended 90 days and also needs neurological evaluation before next bout
  • Ian Rammel: Suspended 45 day and needs nose examined before next bout
  • Saul Almeida: Suspended 60 days
  • Ahsan Abdullah: Suspended 30 days