For months Bellator MMA welterweight Michael ‘Venom’ Page has been calling out Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley in memorable fashion. Daley had rebuffed the offers, but after losing to Rory MacDonald at Bellator 179 last month, Semtex physically went after MVP, the fight equivalent of saying, “I do.”
However, Page recently sent a message to Ariel Helwani, claiming that Bellator has hoped to put the pair in the cage together at the promotion’s return to London on September, but that Daley was again just saying no.
“So check this,” began MVP as transcribed by Jed Meshew for MMA Fighting. “Bellator contacts me with some news. Amazing. We are gonna main event you and Paul Daley back in London in September. Jeez! That is just what I wanted to hear. After Paul Daley loses horribly to Rory MacDonald, he decides to call me out. He gets outside of the cage and conducts himself unprofessionally, running at me and causing a bit of a scuffle outside of the cage. No problem. Now it’s gonna happen. Main event, In London. September.
“But check this! Paul Daley, for the third time this year, has said he’s not going to fight me. I know, I know, I know. You’re thinking the same thing: that doesn’t make sense! He called me out! But yes. Paul Daley, you’re a disappointment to every UK fighter. You’re a disappointment to every fan in MMA that wanted to see this fight and there’s a lot of people that wanted to see this fight. You’re a straight disappointment. You are forever going to be known as Paula ‘Tampax’ Daley. That is your legacy. And like I said, this is the third time now, so you’re out. Don’t ever ask me to fight again.”
And then Page went right back to taking social media shots at Daley. Do you remember the scene in Rocky III when Clubber Lang calls out Rocky Balboa by propositioning Yo Adrian?
“Bring your pretty little self over to my apartment tonight, and I’ll show you a real man,” said Lang. MVP does the same thing on the social network, and it’s entertaining.