Kicking off a mammoth month of outstanding BELLATOR MMA action, former three-time BELLATOR Welterweight Champion and current No. 1-ranked contender Douglas “The Phenom” Lima (32-9) will square off in a much-anticipated rematch against No. 2-ranked Michael “Venom” Page (19-1) in the main event of BELLATOR MMA 267: Lima vs MVP 2, Friday, Oct. 1, at 9 p.m. BST live on BBC iPlayer from The SSE Arena, Wembley in London.
During their initial encounter as the co-feature of BELLATOR MMA 221 nearly two-and-half years ago on May 11, 2019, in Rosemont, Ill., Lima advanced to the final of the BELLATOR Welterweight World Grand Prix by scoring a devasting knockout over MVP at 35 seconds of the second round.
BBC iPlayer will televise the phenomenal five-bout BELLATOR MMA 267: Lima vs MVP 2 main card live at 9 p.m. BST. Additionally, all eight preliminary fights will stream live on the BBC iPlayer three hours earlier at 6 p.m. BST.
In the fantastic featherweight co-feature, Irish phenom and No. 5 contender Leah McCourt (5-1) hopes to run her unbeaten streak to six and continue her ascension to the top of the BELLATOR rankings when she takes on hard-hitting Jessica “The Black Widow” Borga (3-3) of Lakeland, Fla.
Here is what the fighters had to say on Wednesday, Sept. 29: