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The Brits Are Coming: MVP Vs Daley Bout Is Heading Stateside

The biggest MMA fight in Britain is coming to the States.

Bellator MMA returns to the Mohegan Sun Arena on February 15 and 16 for exciting MMA action. 

The matchup between Michael “Venom” Page (13-0) and Paul “Semtex” Daley (40-16-2) headlines the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix opening round.

The heavyhanded strikers will now settle the “Battle For Britain”.

Michael “Venom” Page Highlights 2018 (MVP)

Michael “Venom” Page | Welterweight | 13-0 Pro MMA Record MMA HIGHLIGHT VIDEOS: Aaron Pico: https://youtu.be/z3WX4AOwnEM Anderson Silva: https://youtu.be/9z7P49yXsFE Anthony Smith: https://youtu.be/vR-7SYT7h2E Ben Askren: https://youtu.be/3HVHxaJHR8Y Brian Ortega: https://youtu.be/s4Ir05bhC5M Brock Lesnar: https://youtu.be/vOdV58j2PoQ Cat Zingano: https://youtu.be/5fxXis8lNmk Chan Sung Jung: https://youtu.be/E5i8v9e5tSA Chuck Liddell: https://youtu.be/pqAhun4Xv2M Conor McGregor: https://youtu.be/_tfkQSbQJSg Cris Cyborg: https://youtu.be/eh6dJ5HiYzg Daniel Cormier: https://youtu.be/LEgmBQp4oio


One of the most unorthodox strikers ever, “MVP” has steadily worked his way up the welterweight ranks. Known for his in-cage ferocity, Page lit the world on fire with his devastating knockout of Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos. “Venom” is must-see TV and with an undefeated record of 13-0 with 11 by stoppage, the 31-year-old Londoner brings mayhem.


A veteran of Strikeforce and the UFC, Paul Daley is one of the hardest hitting strikers in MMA history. Banned from the UFC in 2010 after hitting Josh Koscheck after the bell, Daley owns his bad boy image. 

Bellator 199: Best of Paul Daley

Relive some of Paul Daley’s most explosive moments inside the Bellator cage and don’t miss his upcoming fight against Jon Fitch at #Bellator199! #Bellator199 | SATURDAY, May 12th, 2018 | On Paramount Network at 9/8c Subscribe for more Bellator MMA content!

“Semtex”, the British version of C-4 explosive, has memorable bouts including a Bellator MMA knockout of the year over Brennan Ward in 2017.


Bellator: MVP vs. Daley will air exclusively on streaming service DAZN will be anchored by a heavyweight battle between Matt Mitrione (13-6) and Sergei Kharitonov (29-7, 1 NC).

Rhett Butler is a Boxing Writer Association of America Journalist, Play-By-Play Commentator, Combat Sports Insider, and Former Mixed Martial Arts and Boxing Promoter. Having been involved with combat sports since 2005, Rhett began in the Fighter Relations Department of the UFC and World Extreme Cagefighting. Eventually, he became the Site Coordinator for the now-defunct Strikeforce organization. He then founded Fight Services and handled the event and talent logistics for MMA World Series of Fighting, Titan FC, as well as boxing promoter K2 Promotions. Rhett was also a Stage Manager for Showtime Championship Boxing. Currently, Rhett is the lead combat sports and bodybuilding writer, producer, podcaster, and host for The Shadow League. He has also been published in Money Magazine, reported for TIME Magazine and been a freelance writer for UFC.com, MaximumFighting.com, UFC 360 Magazine, Fight Magazine, MMAPayout.com, and Heavy.com. Rhett has hosted lifestyle TV programming in the Washington, D.C. market on the District of Columbia Network (DCN) and the District Knowledge Network (DKN) and has been a Play-By-Play Announcer for Monumental Sports Network’s PPV streaming service.