The beef between Michael “Venom” Page and Paul Daley is about to come to a head.
The rivals battle in the main event of Bellator 216 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Saturday night, live and exclusively on DAZN during the quarterfinals round of the Welterweight Grand Prix tournament. The winner will face Douglas Lima in the semifinals.
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Page (13-0) is one of the most exciting fighters in the sport. All but two of his victories have come by the way of stoppage, including one of the most violent knockouts you will ever see when a flying knee caused a fractured skull to Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos at Bellator 158.
Daley (40-16-2) has won 30 of his fights by knockout, including a vicious KO in a comeback win over Lorenz Larkin at Bellator 183. “Semtex” looks to get back on the winning track after losing to Jon Fitch by unanimous decision at Bellator 199.
Each British fighter has promised to finish off the other. Who lives up to their word?
Bellator 216 results
Sporting News will have live coverage of Bellator 216, as we inch closer to the main card, which begins at 10 p.m. ET.
Bellator 216 fight card
- Michael Page vs. Paul Daley; Welterweight
- Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson; Heavyweight
- Cheick Kongo vs. Vitaly Minakov; Heavyweight
- Yaroslav Amosov vs. Erick Silva; Welterweight
- Valerie Loureda vs. Colby Fletcher; Women’s Flyweight
- Tyrell Fortune vs. Ryan Pokryfky; Heavyweight
- Vinicius De Jesus vs. Rodolpho Barcellos; Welterweight
- Kastriot Xhema vs. Kemran Lachinov; Catchweight (165 lbs)
- Pat Casey vs. Nekruz Mirkhojaev; Lightweight
- Reginaldo Felix vs. Justin Sumter; Middleweight
- Rodolfo Neves Rocha vs. Jesse Kosakowski; Welterweight
- Demetrios Plaza vs. Andrews Rodriguez; Welterweight
Bellator 216 latest news
— The rivalry between Michael Page and Paul Daley runs deep. They explain to Sporting News how the hatred started.
— Page tells SN that he wants fans to focus on what he does in the cage, not out of it.
— Regardless of how he feels about Page, Daley says to SN that he knows he needs a win at Bellator 216.
— Even though he’s 43-years-old, Cheick Kongo proves that age is just a number.
— Bellator 216 features a lot of big names, and SN discusses why Vitaly Minakov is someone you need to keep your eye on.
— Mirko Cro Cop is one of the legendary figures in the history of MMA. SN takes a look at his career.
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