Watch Michael Page vs. Douglas Lima 2 full struggle video highlights from their Bellator 267 primary occasion under, courtesy of Bellator MMA.
Lima vs. MVP 2 befell October 1 on the SSE Arena in London, England. Michael Page (20-1) and Douglas Lima (32-10) collided within the Bellator 267 primary occasion. The struggle aired reside on Showtime. Catch the video highlights under.
For extra on Page vs. Lima 2, take a look at the struggle recap by MMA Fighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti.
Michael Page bought his revenge.
Two years after struggling the one lack of his MMA profession by the hands of Douglas Lima, Page set off a celebration contained in the SSE Arena in London, England by defeating the previous Bellator welterweight champion through a razor-thin break up choice within the back-and-forth primary occasion of Bellator 267. Judges Eric Colon and Doug Crosby scored the bout 29-28 for Page, each giving the Englishman the primary two rounds, whereas decide Ben Cartlidge was the lone dissenter with a 29-28 rating for Lima and a Round 1 and Round 3 edge for the Brazilian.
“I wished the end,” Page stated. “My man is a tricky man. I perceive why he’s been a champion thrice. Even once I hit him with these massive pictures, he simply saved coming.”
The choice was a controversial one and in the end got here all the way down to the way you scored the primary spherical. Page twice made Lima stumble to the ground with charging counters contained in the opening minutes, though just one alternate landed clear and each might’ve been dismissed as Lima shedding his stability. Lima responded by taking Page down for the second half of the opening spherical and controlling the motion from prime place.
The second body was contested solely on the toes with Page scoring the most important second of the spherical when he briefly dropped Lima with a lunging proper hand that caught the previous Bellator king behind the ear. But Lima as soon as once more responded by taking Page down within the third spherical and driving out the reminder of the struggle from the highest place.
The last putting stats had Lima forward by a 25-17 clip, however with Page getting probably the most important exchanges, whereas Lima gained the takedown battle 2-0.
Following his sixth straight win since his unique loss to Lima, Page took to the mic to name out undefeated Bellator welterweight champion Yaroslav Amosov.
“Now I would like that bling,” Page stated. “I’ve come over, I’ve bought my redemption — now I would like that bling. The one and solely ‘MVP’ is again.”