Bellator London: Page KOs Melillo

It was another quick night of action for Michael “Venom” Page in his home of London, England, as he defeated Giovanni Melillo in the main event of Bellator London at the SSE Arena.

Melillo stayed on the outside, as he ate several low kicks from Page. Melillo elected to hesitate and wait for his moment, searching for any opening and feeling his opponent out.

That was all the time MVP needed, however, as he caught Melillo with a strong, counter right that dropped him down and out before the two-minute mark.

Page now has two quick KO wins after losing his undefeated record to Douglas Lima at Bellator 221 as part of the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix.

Main Card results:

Michael Page def. Giovanni Melillo via KO (Rd. 1, 1:47)

Fabian Edwards def. Michael Shipman via split deciision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)

Soren Bak def. Terry Brazier via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Preliminary Card results:

Denise Kielholtz def. Sabriye Sengul via submission (Americana) (Rd. 1, 0:32)

Tim Wilde def. Charlie Leary via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Pietro Penini def. Charlie Ward via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Robert Whiteford def. Sam Sicilia via KO (Rd. 3, 4:54)

Lewis Long def. Walter Gahadza via submission (rear-naked choke) (Rd. 1, 1:44)

Chris Bungard def. Benjamin Brander via submission (rear-naked choke) (Rd. 1, 1:26)

Kent Kauppinen def. Andy Manzolo via submission (forearm choke) (Rd. 1, 3:53)

Alfie Davis def. Alessandro Botti via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Kevin Fryer def. George Tokkos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Aiden Lee def. Damian Frankiewicz via submission (rear-naked choke) (Rd. 3, 1:24)

Jeremy Petley def. Tom Mearns via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Harry Hardwick def. Nathan Rose via majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Akonne Wanliss def. Tim Barnett via submission (D’Arce choke) (Rd. 1, 0:56)

Raphael Uchegbu def. Shane Campbell via submission (rear-naked choke) (Rd. 3, 2:17)

Charlotte McIntyre def. Josie Blaber via TKO (Rd. 2, 2:00)

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