🥋🥊 Bellator London returns to London as Michael ‘Venom’ Page and Logan Storley headline the show at Wembley Arena. Tickets are on general sale.
CONGRATULATIONS to USA’s Logan Storey who beat Londoner Michael ‘Venom’ Page on a split decision to claim the interim welterweight title. Stay tuned here for news of the next Bellator London event as soon as announced.
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The waiting is over for Bellator London which returns to the capital after a bumper show in October 2021.
Topping the bill is a clash between London’s Michael ‘Venom’ Page and Logan Storey from the USA for the interim welterweight title.
34-year-old Page – who has 20 wins and 1 loss on his professional record – avenged his only defeat when he beat Douglas Lima in the main event at Bellator 267 last October. The two men had first met in 2019 when the Brazilian star inflicted a second-round knockout on Page but in a close rematch last year – fought in front of an electric atmosphere at Wembley Arena – the London man prevailed on a narrow split decision.
Victory over Lima (who fights in the co-main event tonight) was due to earn Page a world title showdown with Yaroslav Amosov after the undefeated Ukrainian took the title from Lima last June at Bellator 260, courtesy of a unaminous decision at the Hohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, USA.
However, Amosov has withdrawn from the Bellator London main event as he is still is in his home country as part of the army fighting Russian troops. Instead, Page fights No. 4 -ranked Logan Storley who has a 13–1 record, his solitary loss in the Bellator ranks coming as a split decision against the aforementioned Amosov in 2020. Most recently Storley defeated Neiman Gracie at Bellator 274.
There promises to be fireworks at Wembley with the Bellator interim welterweight title on the line. Page – a ruthless finisher having stopped 15 of his 20 opponents – will be roared on by the home crowd. But can he become only the second man to defeat Storley?
Fighting in the co-main event is the aforementioned Douglas Lima. The three-time world champion takes on Jason Jackson (the No.3 ranked welterweight) with the winner being lined up to face the winner of Page v Amosov assuming that takes place later in 2022.
On a packed undercard hometown fan favourites Luke Trainer and Alfie Davis are sure to get a rapturous welcome. Trainer, an unbeaten prospect from Stevenage, faces 6’6″ Simon Biyong. The Cameroonian is a former EFC champion posing the toughest test yet of 25-year-old Trainer’s blossoming career. Meanwhile Davis, who hails from Wembley and trains alongside Michael Page at London Shootfighters gym, will look to get back to winning ways against veteran Tim Wilde.
Also confirmed for the event is English fighter Kate Jackson who takes Elina Kallionidou from Greece in a preliminary bout.
🗝️ Doors open at 4.30pm (tbc).
Show starts at 5pm.
Tickets for Bellator London are available via the ‘Get Tickets’ link.
🚊 🚗 Travel tips: The closest tube station to The SSE Arena is Wembley Park which is in Zone 4 and on the Metropolitan and Jubilee Lines. It’s less than a 5//10 minute walk. Upon exiting the station via the lift or stairs, pass under the tunnel onto Olympic Way. When reaching Wembley Stadium (do not walk up the ramps) turn right. Wembley Arena is situated across the road. Car parking is also available. See this venue guide for full travel options.