Michael Page vs. Ross Houston co-headlines Bellator 248 in Paris

Michael Page will co-headline Bellator’s first trip to France.

Page (17-1 MMA, 13-1 BMMA) will face Ross Houston (8-0) at Bellator 248, which takes place at Accor Arena in Paris on Oct. 10. The promotion has not yet announced broadcast information for the event.

The promotion announced the news Friday, alongside a rematch between French heavyweight Cheick Kongo and American Timothy Johnson, which is expected to headline the event.

After suffering his first career blemish to Douglas Lima in the Bellator welterweight grand prix semifinals in May 2019, Page notched three big knockouts in the span of four months. He will look to continue his momentum when he takes on the newly signed Houston.

Houston, a former Cage Warriors 170-pound champion, is unbeaten in his pro MMA career. He is coming off a no contest against current UFC welterweight Nicolas Dalby in June 2019 in which the canvas was deemed unsafe due to the excessive amount of blood on it.

Original article: https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/09/michael-page-vs-ross-houston-bellator-248-co-main-paris-france-mma

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