Bellator 216 results: In Welterweight Grand Prix Michael Page outpoints Paul Daley ..

In a session that was relied upon to convey firecrackers and monstrous warmth to the Bellator confine, Michael Page and Paul Daley brought a failure. The two power punching Brits were relied upon to go full scale in a five-round fight in the first round of the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix, yet rather turned in a strategic execution that included almost no standup amusement by any stretch of the imagination.

 

Page squeezed by Daley on each of the three judges scorecards to procure the triumph and advance to go up against Douglas Lima in the elimination rounds, yet his execution on Saturday night in Uncasville, Connecticut left a great deal to be wanted.

 

Page (14-0) endeavored to draw Daley into a lighting up portable fire stick in the first round, however Daley would not connect with while revolving around the enclosure and searching for an opening. With scarcely any activity in the first round, Daley chose to take things to the ground in the second – something unforeseen from the 35-year-old kick fighter.

 

Daley had accomplishment in taking MVP to the ground on various occasions all through the battle, however was not able do much harm from his overwhelming position. At the times where he was by all accounts in the most control, Page could switch or counter his development and transform them into his own offense.

 

“He didn’t come here to battle. MVP came here to battle. He was gloating about being a knockout craftsman and he was accomplishing a greater number of takedowns than he ever has in his profession,” Page said.

 

 

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Bellator 216 fight card/results

Michael Page def. Paul Daley via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)
Mirko Cro Cop def. Roy Nelson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Cheick Kongo def. Vitaly Minakov via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Yaroslav Amosov def. Erick Silva via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Valerie Loureda def. Colby Fletcher via first-round TKO (punches)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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