Michael 'Venom' Page Receives Opponent at 'Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2'
Oct 8, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Michael
Page (8-0) looks to remain undefeated to begin his exciting
career, when he faces Charlie
Ontiveros (6-3) in a welterweight contest at “Bellator 144:
Galvao vs. Dantas 2” at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.,
on October 23.
The bout will take place during the main card of "Bellator 144:
Galvao vs. Dantas 2," which airs live and free on Spike at 9 p.m.
ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary bouts will stream on Spike.com at 7
The main event of “Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2” features a
bantamweight title fight between Marcos
Galvao (17-6-1) and Eduardo
Dantas, (17-4). In the co-feature, Brandon “Bull” Halsey (9-0)
will look to regain the Bellator MMA Middleweight Title when he
takes on Rafael
Carvalho (11-1). Connecticut’s own “Irish” Brennan
Ward (11-3) will also be in action, when he takes on Dennis
“The Menace” Olson (14-9).
Tickets for “Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2,” which start at
just $25, are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com and the Mohegan Sun
Arena box office. Doors for the event open at 6:00 p.m. ET local
time, and the first contest takes place shortly after.
Page will be competing for the second consecutive event at Mohegan
Sun, a venue that just played host to “Venom” finishing Rudy Bears at
“Bellator 140: Lima vs. Koreshkov.” A resident of England, the
28-year-old utilizes his unorthodox style to open up his opponents
for his vicious, lightning quick strikes. This is evident when
glancing at his record, which boasts eight wins, all before
reaching the judges’ scorecards.
After fighting exclusively for regional promotions in his home
state of Texas, Ontiveros will enter the Bellator MMA cage for the
first time against one of the most exciting strikers in the sport.
The 24-year-old “American Bad Boy” was most recently in action this
past August, defeating Bilal
Williams via decision at Legacy Fighting Championship 45.
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