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MVP Secures Sensational Walk-Off KO In Bellator London Main Event

Michael Venom Page picked up another highlight reel knockout on Saturday night as he defeated Giovanni Melillo in the main event of Bellator London.

MVP, who is without doubt one of the biggest stars in the promotion, was originally supposed to fight Dereck Anderson but after he pulled out, the hometown favourite was handed Italian Giovanni Mellilo on short notice.

The 32-year-old was his ever confident self in London and it only took him a minute and a half of the first round to secure the victory as he landed with a huge right-hand to finish Mellilo.

Page was expected to dominate and did so in a similar style to how he defeated Richard Kiely at Bellator Dublin just eight weeks ago.

After the bout, Page called out current Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima, who defeated him in May as he looks to avenge the only loss on his professional MMA record.


Bellator London: MVP vs. Melillo Main Card Results

Michael “Venom” Page (16-1) defeated Giovanni Melillo (13-5) via KO (punch) at 1:47 of round 1

Fabian Edwards (9-0) defeated Mike Shipman (13-3) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Søren Bak (14-1) defeated Terry Brazier (11-3) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Preliminary Card Results:

Denise Kielholtz (4-2) defeated Sabriye Sengul (0-1) via submission (american) at 0:32 of round 1

Tim Wilde (13-4) defeated Charlie Leary (16-10-2) via unanimous decision  (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Pietro Penini (9-1-1, 1 NC) defeated Charlie Ward (7-4) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Robert Whiteford (16-4) defeated Sam Sicilia (17-11) via KO (punches) at 4:54 of round 3

Lewis Long (17-5) defeated Walter Gahadza (18-5) via submission (rear-naked joke) at 1:44 of round 1

Chris Bungard (15-5) defeated Benjamin Brander (11-7) via submission (rear-naked joke) at 1:26 of round 1

Kent Kauppinen (12-5) defeated Andy Manzolo (22-7) via submission (forearm joke) at 3:53 of round 1

Alfie Davis (13-3) defeated Alessandro Botti (15-11) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Kevin Fryer (8-3) defeated George Tokkos (4-1) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Aiden Lee (8-4) defeated Damian Frankiewicz (11-3) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:24 of round 3

Jeremy Petley (13-8-1) defeated Tom Mearns (6-3) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Harry Hardwick (5-2) defeated Nathan Rose (7-3) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)

Akonne Wanliss (4-1) defeated Tim Barnett (7-3-2) via submission (D’Arce choke) at 0:56 of round 1

Raphael Uchegbu (2-0) defeated Shane Campbell (0-1) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:17 of round 3

Charlotte McIntyre (1-0) defeated Josie Blaber (1-1) via TKO (punches) at 2:00 of round 2

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