A welterweight pairing pitting Michael Page (9-0) against Jeremie Holloway (7-1) completes the main card of Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson on April 22 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
In addition, the stacked preliminary portion of the event now features ten matchups, including an intriguing 170-pound matchup between Chris Honeycutt (6-1) – teammate of Josh Koscheck — and Matt Secor (7-2), who was originally slated to face “Kos” at Bellator 148: Daley vs. Uhrich.
The bout joins a main card that features the highly anticipated Bellator debut of Benson “Smooth” Henderson (23-5), as he challenges welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov (18-1) for his belt. Former featherweight titlist Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (24-3) meets John “Macapa” Teixeira (19-1-2), Connecticut’s own “Irish” Brennan Ward (13-3) returns to action, when he welcomes Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos (20-16) into the Bellator MMA fray at 170-pounds and “Toninho Furia” (27-5) faces Brent Primus (6-0) in lightweight action.
Training with the London Shootfighters camp, Michael “Venom” Page is a point fighting expert best known by the acronym “MVP.” The 28-year-old has still yet to surrender a loss in his professional career, including an unblemished 5-0 mark under the Bellator banner. Page has delivered six of his nine victories coming by way of KO/TKO, and you can expect him to come out firing and in search of more blood. Take a look at “MVP’s” most recent finish of Charlie Ontiveros at Bellator 144: Halsey vs. Carvalho.
Prior to his promotional debut against Matt Secor at Bellator 144: Halsey vs. Carvalho, Holloway was undefeated through his first seven professional fights, scoring high praise and recognition among the mixed martial arts community. The 31-year-old North Carolina native will have his hands full on April 22nd, when the aggressive Page joins him in the cage for what is sure to be ….View full article