“Venom” welcomes the praise from media and mixed martial arts (MMA) fans, but is ready to write his own legacy in the sport after dominating the European kickboxing scene.
Comparisons to mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Anderson Silva haven’t necessarily inflated the ego of Michael Page (8-0). Instead, they’ve fueled his desire to write his own chapter in the sport.
The rambunctious and often unorthodox Bellator talent has quickly turned heads, causing the promotion’s shot-caller Scott Coker to get all giddy inside, because of his fast-rising prospect’s unmistakable charisma and flamboyant antics inside the Decagon.
“In my eyes, I know I’m going to be one of the biggest names in MMA and that’s going to be because of the dominance I know I’ll be able to do,” Page told MMAmania.com. “The comparisons, to be fair, I’m not annoyed about it at all. The guy that they’re comparing me to is an absolute legend and in the direction I want to go, but I want to take what he’s done for MMA and do even more.”
While “Venom” has yet to sink his teeth into the competition quite like “The Spider” has done over the course of his 18-year career, the former gold medalist ….View original article
Source:: mma mania