In Michael Page’s latest conquest, this one of Jeremie Holloway at Bellator 153, he displayed more than a few dance moves in his post-fight celebration. He actually crouched down over Holloway, who’d tapped only moments before to a wicked toehold that Page countered a leglock attempt with, and gave him an extra long stare.
What was that all about? What did he say to the prone Holloway?
Page was an in-studio guest for this week’s edition of The MMA Hour, and he said he was just giving Holloway back some of his own medicine.
“Funny enough, I didn’t say anything,” he told Ariel Helwani. “What had happened is — and it’s weird how nobody really heard of mentioned it — as I was walking to the bottom of the ramp, [Holloway] was screaming at me from the cage. If you watch it again, people will start to pick up on what I’m talking about. When I got in the cage, as I’m walking up and down, minding my own business for now just kind of embracing the moment, he shouted at me from the other side, ‘look at me! Look at me! I’m going to smash you! Look at me!’
“And again, to each their own. If that’s what he needs to do to psyche himself up, that’s fine. But that’s why I looked at him at the end. When I tell people that they say, oh, that makes sense now. So after I caught the submission, I stared in his face. Like yeah, I’m looking at you now. It was kind of like a little come back to what he was doing. If you watch that again you’ll see him shouting from the other side, and no one mentioned it.”
Indeed, Holloway could be seen during the introductions ….View full article
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