Former Bellator title challenger Michael Venom Web page continues to trace at a possible UFC signing.
Earlier right this moment, Bellator introduced its long-awaited merger with the PFL. As previously reported, the 2 corporations had been in talks for a sale all through most of this 12 months. On account of Showtime dropping fight sports activities, different figures resembling Michael Venom Web page started to search for a brand new dwelling elsewhere.
‘MVP’ revealed his choice to grow to be a free agent earlier this 12 months, amid Bellator’s uncertainty. Whereas that firm will survive and hopefully thrive beneath PFL’s management, evidently Michael Venom Web page gained’t be part of it. On Instagram earlier right this moment, the previous title challenger commented on the merger.
There, Michael Venom Web page wished Bellator effectively and famous that every of them was shifting on to the subsequent chapter. Whereas he didn’t say what that subsequent chapter will likely be, he’s been linked to a UFC signing for a number of months now. Moreover, names resembling Michel Pereira have already known as him out.
“Right here’s to each of us shifting on to the subsequent chapter. Thanks @bellatormma for some nice reminiscences.” – The previous welterweight title challenger wrote on social media earlier right this moment.
Whereas Michael Venom Web page didn’t identify the UFC as his “subsequent chapter”, the 2 sides have been in talks. Earlier this 12 months, Dana White confirmed as such and acknowledged that he preferred the welterweight. Final month at UFC 294, the 2 reportedly met up, with the previous Bellator fighter sharing a picture of the 2 on social media.
What do you make of this information? The place do you need to see Venom Web page combat shifting ahead? Bellator, PFL, or the UFC?