UFC 299 Highlights: Michael ‘Venom’ Page Secures Entertaining Debut Win Over Kevin Holland

Michael 'Venom' Page Secures Entertaining Debut Win Over Kevin Holland

UFC 299 Highlights: Michael ‘Venom’ Page Secures Entertaining Debut Win Over Kevin Holland

In his UFC debut, British welterweight Michael ‘Venom’ Page secured a unanimous victory over Kevin Holland at UFC 299 in Miami, Florida. Page 36 displayed his signature kickboxing, distance control, and showboating skills to outpoint the American opponent. This win marked Page’s first appearance in the UFC after a successful career in Bellator, earning 16 wins in 18 fights. Page expressed his satisfaction with the victory and emphasized his commitment to growing his legacy in the UFC.

Known for his showmanship, Page paid tribute to WWE star The Undertaker during his walkout and showcased his entertaining fighting style in the octagon. Page’s strategy included elusive footwork and slick striking, leaving Holland struggling to respond effectively.

In the co-main event, another British fighter, Joanne Wood, secured victory over Maryna Moroz by a split decision. Wood, 38, announced her retirement from MMA after the fight, concluding a distinguished career with 17 wins in 25 contests, including nine victories in the UFC. Wood expressed contentment with her decision and shared her plans to stay involved with martial arts in other capacities.

In the main event, bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley retained his title with a unanimous victory over Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera. O’Malley showcased superior striking skills and called out featherweight champion Ilia Topuria for his next challenge.

The British fighters’ success at UFC 299 adds to the excitement in the welterweight division and highlights the UFC’s diverse talent.

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