SSE Arena, London, England
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Page vs Melillo?
Michael Page beat Gianni Melillo by , during the main event of Bellator London, on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at SSE Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michael Page.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Page vs Melillo stats
Michael Page stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Gianni Melillo made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Melillo had a slight advantage in power over Page, with a 62% knock out percentage over Page's 60%.
Michael Page was the younger man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Page had a height advantage of 4 inches over Melillo.
Page was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Melillo, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 37 to Melillo's 32.
Page vs Melillo form
Page had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Gianni Melillo at Bellator London on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Arena, London, England.
Previous to that, he had defeated Richard Kiely at Bellator 227 on 27th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Douglas Lima at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Allstate Arena, Rosemont, United States.
Before that, he had beat Paul Daley at Bellator 216 on 16th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had won against David Rickels at Bellator 200 on 25th May 2018 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Page's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.