Brett Cooper vs Andreas Spang, Dan Cramer vs Perry Filkins Middleweight Tourney Bouts Added to Bellator 98

Brett Cooper


Brett Cooper

  • 19-8 MMA / 6-3 Bellator Record
  • Won 6 of Last 7 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Dan Cramer, Jared Hess, Norman Paraisy

Andreas Spang


Andreas Spang

  • 8-3 MMA / 1-2 Bellator Record
  • 2 Fight Losing Streak
  • Notable Wins: Cody Krahn, Willie Parks, Brian Rogers


Dan Cramer


Dan Cramer

  • 10-4 MMA / 7-2 Bellator Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Dennis Olson, Brian Rogers, Josh Samman

Perry Filkins


Perry Filkins

  • 7-1 MMA / 1-0 Bellator Record
  • 5 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Louis Taylor, Jonas Billstein


Bellator 98

September 7th, 2013

Uncasville, Connecticut

Mohegan Sun Arena


Brett Cooper lost his chance at a word title following a first round knockout loss to Doug Marshall at 95. He had previously been on a five fight win streak, including tournament wins over Norman Paraisy and Dan Cramer.

Andreas Spang was eliminated in the quarterfinals of season eight’s middleweights tournament by Doug Marshall via first round TKO. Spang has now lost two straight fights since upsetting Brian Rogers in April of last year with a second round knockout.

Dan Cramer was eliminated in last season’s tournament in the semifinals by Brett Cooper, suffering a third round knockout loss in an epic back-and-forth battle between the two. He’s now 7-2 during his time in Bellator, including a tournament victory over Brian Rogers at Bellator 89.

Perry Filkins gets entry into a Bellator tournament for the first time, after earning an upset unanimous decision win over Jonas Billstein in November of last year. He’s now won five straight fights in his career, including a first round TKO victory over Louis Taylor at a CZ 40.


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