After a delay, Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko will now meet recent tournament winner Doug Marshall on Bellator 108 on Nov. 15.
Bellator Middleweight Champion Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko will put his title on the line Nov. 15 against Doug “The Rhino” Marshall in Atlantic City.
Less than one week after announcing their new “tournament champion replacement clause,” Bellator MMA has put that provision to use.
A broken hand has forced Doug Marshall out of a planned bid for Bellator MMA's middleweight title, and Brett Cooper has stepped in to take his place and now faces champ Alexander Shlemenko.
Bellator got bit by the injury bug once again with middleweight title challenger Doug Marshall dropping out of his Bellator 98 bout with champion Alexander Shlemenko.
Bellator will kick off its ninth season and conclude its new "Fight Master" reality show on Sept. 7 with Bellator 99, a live event that features a title fight.
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