UFC 299: Michael ‘Venom’ Page’s Debut Lights Up Miami Against Kevin Holland

"Epic Battles Lined Up: Page vs Holland, O'Malley vs Vera and More at UFC 299

In an electrifying update for mixed martial arts fans, Michael ‘Venom’ Page is officially joining the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) ranks. UFC President Dana White, in a surprising announcement at UFC 296’s post-fight press conference, confirmed that Page will make his much-anticipated UFC debut against seasoned fighter Kevin Holland. This high-stakes bout is scheduled for March 9 at the Kaseya Center in Miami, as part of the action-packed UFC 299 event.

Leaked Matchup Becomes Reality: Page vs. Holland
The Page-Holland face-off isn’t entirely unexpected for avid MMA followers. Sharp-eyed fans spotted the matchup on the UFC’s strategic planning board at its Las Vegas headquarters, a detail accidentally revealed during White’s appearance on the “Full Send” video podcast.

A Stacked UFC 299 Fight Card
Dana White, usually reserved in revealing fight pairings post-events, broke tradition by announcing several captivating matchups for UFC 299. The event is set to be headlined by a bantamweight title rematch between Sean O’Malley and Marlon Vera, revisiting their 2020 clash.

Key Matchups to Watch:

Ian Machado Garry vs. Geoff Neal: After a series of event reshuffles, these welterweight contenders are finally set to collide. Garry, fresh off a victory against Neil Magny, and Neal, who had to withdraw from a previous event, promise an intense showdown.

Petr Yan vs. Song Yadong: Yadong, coming off a win over Chris Gutierrez, gets his originally planned opponent, Yan. This fight is a recalibration of plans after several event adjustments.

Gilbert Burns vs. Jack Della Maddalena: Former title contender Gilbert Burns faces rising star Jack Della Maddalena, who’s riding a six-fight winning streak. This matchup deviates from Burns’ callout of Colby Covington, showcasing the UFC’s strategic matchmaking.

UFC 299 promises an exhilarating experience for fight enthusiasts, airing on ESPN+ pay-per-view with prelims on ESPN+. The event not only marks a new chapter for Michael Page but also offers a lineup brimming with talent and potential classic encounters.

Will Michael ‘Venom’ Page’s UFC debut set the tone for his journey in the octagon? UFC 299 in Miami is the place to find out!

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