Going into Bellator 267, the hype surrounding the main event between former welterweight champion Douglas Lima and the surging Michael Page was palpable in the London crowd.
With Lima winning the first matchup by devastating knockout in 2019, Page was desperate to erase the image of his crumpled body on the canvas from fans’ minds.
But while he did score the highlight reel stoppage that he wanted, Page secured redemption with a narrow split decision win over the former champion
Check out below how the rest of the fight world reacted to the night’s main event.
Michael Page edges Douglas Lima
I’m good with Lima Vs MVP III @BellatorMMA— #Bellator267 on @shosports (@criscyborg) October 1, 2021
Idk of Lima is taking that in London— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) October 1, 2021
Wow, Douglas lima just got robbed.— Cody Durden (@Cody_Durden) October 1, 2021
WTF are these judges drinking ♂️— Henri Hooft (@henrihooft) October 1, 2021
Extra points for jumping up and downs……— Henri Hooft (@henrihooft) October 1, 2021
Fighters should be be given a pool of judges and him and opponent agree on them! Some of the judges consistently bad! Stealing peoples careers from them ♂️— Mike "Biggie" Rhodes (@TeamRocBiggie) October 1, 2021