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Michael 'Venom' Page's Exciting Future: UFC in Talks to Welcome the Striking Sensation

In the world of mixed martial arts, few fighters command attention quite like Michael "Venom" Page. Known for his dynamic and creative striking style, Page has been making waves in the sport for years, and now there's an exciting development on the horizon. Dana White, the CEO of the UFC, confirmed that they are in discussions with Page about a potential partnership, making the MMA world buzz with anticipation.

Page recently became a free agent after his contract with Bellator MMA concluded, marking the end of a decade-long association with the promotion. During his time at Bellator, Page earned a reputation as one of the top welterweight contenders in the sport. His striking prowess is legendary, with a knack for dissecting opponents with his striking or delivering fight-ending power, as evidenced by his eight first-round finishes in Bellator.

It was somewhat unexpected that Page reached free agency given his high-profile status within Bellator. However, Bellator's future remains uncertain, with Paramount in discussions about selling the promotion. Showtime's decision to discontinue all combat sports on the network, including MMA, has added to the uncertainty.

Page, too, was taken aback by his free agency, but he's eager to explore new possibilities for his career. He shared his perspective back in July, saying,

"I think it’s time for me to just explore what else is out there. It doesn’t mean I’m not going to go back with Bellator. It just means I want to see what other people think of 'MVP.'"

With no official agreement in place as of yet, the prospect of Page making his way to the UFC has fans and fighters alike excited. His arrival in the UFC would undoubtedly inject a new level of excitement and intrigue into the welterweight division.

Page's unique style and the potential matchups awaiting him in the UFC make this development a significant talking point in the MMA world. As discussions continue, fans are eagerly awaiting the next chapter in the "Venom" Page story. Dana White's words suggest that we might see this dynamic striker showcasing his skills in the UFC octagon in the near future, adding even more star power to the promotion.


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