Michael ‘Venom’ Page vs. Derek Anderson added to Bellator 179 in London

Michael ‘Venom’ Page finally has an opponent for Bellator 179 as the promotion has matched him against Derek Anderson per Telegraph Sports Gareth A Davies.

Bellator 179 takes place at the SSE Arena, Wembley, London on the 19th May, 2017.

A welterweight title elimination bout between Paul Daley and Rory MacDonald is expected to headline the event.

Page (12-0-0 MMA) has looked unstoppable thus far in his MMA career. ‘Venom’ has won eight straight under the Bellator MMA promotion and is coming off a split decision win over Fernando Gonzalez at Bellator 165: Chandler vs. Henderson. Prior to the decision win, Page earned four stoppages in four bouts including a second-round highlight reel KO over Evangelista Santos at Bellator 158: London.

Anderson (14-3-0 MMA) was on a two-fight winning streak headining into his last bout with Derek Campos at Bellator 170: Ortiz vs. Sonnen, eventually losing via unanimous decision. Prior to the loss, Anderson earned a split decision win over Patricky Freire at Bellator 147: Thomson vs. Villaseca before earning a unanimous decision over Saad Awad at Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull


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