Douglas Lima-Michael Page Rematch Set For Wembley Return
The rematch between welterweight contenders Douglas Lima and Michael Page is all set for Bellator in Europe.
Bellator’s return to London and Wembley will feature a rematch between Douglas Lima and Michael Page.
Set for October 1, the event will take place from The SSE Arena. This will mark the first Bellator event in Europe since February 2020.
Fans in attendance at The SSE Arena, Wembley and those tuning in from around the world can expect an explosive night of elite MMA action in the capital, with two of the world’s best welterweights going toe-to-toe in a high-stakes match-up. Lima and Page will be putting everything on the line in pursuit of a win, with the fighter who emerges victorious booking themselves a fast-track ticket to a title shot against newly crowned welterweight champion, Yaroslav Amosov.
The event will air live on Showtime in the United States.
Lima will be looking to improve to 2-0 against Page and bounce back after dropping his title to Amasov.
“MVP has put together an impressive string of wins together, but when he gets back in the cage with me, the end result is going to be the same as the first time,” said Lima. “Right now, I’m on a mission to put the Bellator belt back around my waist. Anyone standing in my way will be dismantled.”
As for Page, his quest to get to the top continues as he looks to even the score with Lima.
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“The comeback is always bigger than the setback. It was always gonna happen, it’s written in the stars,” said Page. “The one and only MVP is back, and I will have my redemption in front of my hometown the only way I know how – in venomous style.”
BELLATOR London: Lima vs. MVP 2 Main Card:
Welterweight Main Event: #1-Douglas Lima (32-9) vs. #2-Michael Page (19-1)
Featherweight Bout: Robert Whiteford (16-4)) vs. Andrew Fisher (18-8-1
Lightweight Bout: Yves Landu (16-8) vs. Tim Wilde (13-4)
Light Heavyweight Bout: Luke Trainer (4-0) vs. Yannick Bahati (9-5)
Welterweight Bout: Lewis Long (18-6) vs. Uros Jurisic (11-1)
Lightweight Bout: Kane Mousah (13-3) vs. Davy Gallon (18-7-2)
Flyweight Bout: Lucie Bertaud (3-2) vs. Elina Kallionidou (7-4)
Lightweight Bout: Charlie Leary (17-11-1) vs. Gavin Hughes (10-2)
Featherweight Bout: Fabacary Diatta (7-0) vs. Nathan Rose (7-3)
Bantamweight Bout: Khurshed Kakhorov (7-0) vs. Mike Ekundayo (8-1)