Logan Storley has a single detail on his mind – the Bellator welterweight interim championship.
Storley is on a mission to generate his 1st title under a significant marketing at Friday’s Bellator 280 in London. But to realize that, he will have to get previous very long-time contender Michael Page, as very well as Page’s pre-struggle antics that occur with each fight he’s in.
Site (20-1 MMA, 16-1 BMMA) is infamous for trash chatting and currently being a showman during his profession. Storley (13-1 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) is not far too acquainted working with these kinds of opponents, but no matter, the 29-calendar year-previous won’t enable the out-of-cage things distract him from the undertaking at hand.
“I guess Justin Buckley talked a fairly a minor trash to me, but other than that, which is about it really,” Storley instructed MMA Junkie Radio. “I guess I never seriously treatment. I never get much too wrapped up in it. At the conclude of the day, I came right here on a enterprise journey. It’s not individual to me. None of this is.
“I really don’t disrespect or detest any one that I’m likely to struggle. At the close of the working day, we’re both equally prize fighters battling for funds, and I’m going to do my task on Friday, and I’m likely to go again to the United Sates and be champ and enjoy my existence. I get it. You have to market the fight a very little little bit, but it doesn’t do much for me individually.”
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Storley is filling in for champion Yaroslav Amosov, who withdrew from the title fight from Site. Amosov, a indigenous of Ukraine, has opted to continue to be in his residence country and be component of the resistance from Russia’s war.
Storley is fresh new off a major get around Neiman Gracie at Bellator 274, which served as the promotion’s 1st 5-spherical, non-title headliner. The standout wrestler’s lone loss came at the palms of Amosov.
Meanwhile, Web page has won six fights in a row considering that struggling his to start with-vocation loss to Lima in the Bellator grand prix semifinals in May well 2019. He was able to avenge his knockout reduction to Lima in his most new outing last October when he edged him out at Bellator 267 in London.