Paul Daley News
Paul Daley the latest addition to Jorge Masvidal’s stacked ‘Gamebred Boxing 4’ event in Milwaukee
Susan Cox - February 21, 2023
Michael Page reacts after Paul Daley scores KO in retirement fight: “I don’t respect anything he’s done in his past”
Susan Cox - May 19, 2022
Now in retirement, Paul Daley announces he'd return to fight Jorge Masvidal and Nick Diaz: "Those two fights, that's it"
Josh Evanoff - May 16, 2022
Paul Daley receives new opponent for his retirement fight after Andrey Koreshkov is forced out of Bellator 281
Harry Kettle - April 27, 2022
Paul Daley announces May retirement bout
Josh Evanoff - January 31, 2022
One of the great mainstays of the UK’s MMA scene is finally calling it quits. Paul Daley recently went on to The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. There, ‘Semtex’ revealed that he has an upcoming bout scheduled for May 13th. The London card is headlined by Yaroslav Amosov vs. Michael Venom Page.
Bellator 257 Results: Paul Daley KO's Sabah Homasi (Video)
Chris Taylor - April 16, 2021
A fun catchweight fight between rivals Paul Daley and Sabah Homasi takes place on the main card of tonight’s Bellator 257 event. Daley (42-17-2 MMA) will enter the grudge match on a two-fight winning streak, this after earning victories over Erick Silva and Saad Awad in his most recent appearances. ‘Semtex’ has earned 31 of his 42 career victories by way of knockout / TKO.
Bellator 257: 'Nemkov vs. Davis 2' Live Results and Highlights
Chris Taylor - April 15, 2021
Tonight’s Bellator 257 event is headlined by a light heavyweight rematch between current champion Vadim Nemkov and former title holder Phil Davis. Nemkov (12-2 MMA) and Davis (22-5 MMA) originally collided at Bellator 209 in November of 2018, with the Russian emerging victorious by way of split decision.
Paul Daley reveals previous altercation with Dustin Poirier ignited feud with Bellator 257 opponent Sabah Homasi
Christopher Taylor - April 14, 2021
Paul Daley claims a previous altercation with UFC standout Dustin Poirier resulted in his bitter rivalry with Bellator 257 opponent Sabah Homasi. The veteran welterweight, Daley (42-17-2 MMA), returns to the cage this Friday night in Uncasville for a bout with the streaking American in Homasi (15-8 MMA).
Paul Daley set to announce retirement after one final fight in Bellator
Adam Martin - October 2, 2020
Paul Daley explains why he nearly wound up in hospital following Bellator weigh-ins
Harry Kettle - October 2, 2020
Paul Daley has explained why he nearly ended up in hospital after failing to make weight for his scheduled Bellator 247 bout. Daley’s main event fight against Derek Anderson was called off after “Semtex” was unable to make the necessary weight that required him to compete. In the hours after he failed to weigh in, many were speculating as to whether or not the contest would still go ahead regardless of the circumstances.
Paul Daley fired from role as Bellator television analyst
Adam D Martin - January 12, 2020
Welterweight contender Paul Daley says that he has been fired from his role as a television analyst for the Bellator MMA promotion. Daley was one of Bellator’s television analysts for its European Series in 2019. However, he will not be continuing in that role in 2020 as “Semtex” himself announced on his Instagram he was fired from the gig. Here’s what Daley told his fans.
Paul Daley scolds Michael Page for recent KO: 'It proves nothing at all'
Natasha Hooper - November 25, 2019
Paul Daley thinks that fellow British welterweight Michael “Venom” Page is overhyped. The welterweights faced off in February 2019. Page outpointed Daley and sealed the unanimous decision win. “Semtex” believed he was able to stifle Page’s attack, and disagreed with the final fight verdict.
Paul Daley not retiring, but refuses to fight in the United States again
Adam Martin - October 31, 2019
Bellator welterweight Paul Daley is not retiring, but in a new social media post he says he will not fight in the United States again. Check out what Paul Daley said below on Instagram.
Bellator 223 Results: Paul Daley defeats Erick Silva (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - June 22, 2019
A welterweight contest featuring heavy hitters Paul Daley and Erick Silva headlined today’s Bellator 223 event in London, England. Paul Daley (40-17-2 MMA) entered tonight’s contest looking to rebound, this after suffering back-to-back losses to Michael Page and Jon Fitch in his most recent Bellator appearances.
Gegard Mousasi, Paul Daley, James Gallagher, scheduled for fights at Bellator London
Tom Taylor - March 29, 2019
On June 22, Bellator MMA will return to the United Kingdom with the aptly titled Bellator London card. The promotion has already begun stacking this event, adding a trio of big names to the bill in Gegard Mousasi, Paul Daley and James Gallagher (via MMA Junkie). Gegard Mousasi will defend his Bellator middleweight title on the card, taking on the streaking Rafael Lovato Jr. This fight was originally expected to occur in June, but was unfortunately delayed when Mousasi sustained an injury.
Paul Daley protests MVP loss, accuses Bellator of 'protecting their investment'
Tom Taylor - February 17, 2019
On Saturday night, in the main event of the stacked Bellator 216 card, Paul Daley and Michael Page finally stepped into the cage together for an anticipated grudge match. Although Daley had some real success in this fight, using his wrestling edge to ground the action on multiple occasions, he ultimately wound up losing a unanimous decision to his rival.
Michael Page expects rematch with Paul Daley
Tom Taylor - February 17, 2019
On Saturday night, in the main event of Bellator 216, British knockout artists Michael Page and Paul Daley finally stepped into the cage for their long-awaited grudge match. The bout served as the penultimate quarterfinal bout of the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix. In the end, Page won this fight, surviving several Daley takedowns to win a unanimous decision.
Bellator 216 Results: Michael Venom Page defeats Paul Daley (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - February 16, 2019
A welterweight fight between bitter rivals Paul Daley and Michael Venom Page headlined tonight’s Bellator 216 event in Uncasville, Connecticut. Michael Venom Page entered tonight’s Bellator 216 headliner sporting a perfect professional record of 13-0.
Bellator 216 weigh-in results: Paul Daley, Michael Page official for welterweight grudge match
Tom Taylor - February 15, 2019
Tomorrow night, Bellator will promote its second show of the weekend in Bellator 216. This card will be headlined a welterweight grudge match between British knockout artists Paul Daley and Michael “Venom” Page. This grudge match serves as the penultimate quarterfinal bout of the promotion’s exciting welterweight Grand Prix, with the winner advancing to battle former champ Douglas Lima in the second round.
Paul Daley keen to save Nick Diaz from 'self-ruin' with rematch
Tom Taylor - February 14, 2019
Years ago, under the Strikeforce banner, Paul Daley and Nick Diaz engaged in one of the greatest one-round fights in MMA history. The two welterweight stars swapped heavy artillery from the opening bell, badly rocking one another until finally, Diaz landed with enough impact to force a permanent end to the mayhem. Today, Paul Daley is gearing up for one of the biggest fights of his career: a Welterweight Grand Prix showdown with his nemesis Michael Page under the Bellator banner.
Michael Page believes Paul Daley bout could 'spill over' into post-fight scuffle
Tom Taylor - February 12, 2019
In May of 2010, British knockout artist Paul Daley stepped into the cage with Josh Koscheck in a UFC welterweight title eliminator — and a heated grudge match. After being out-wrestled for three rounds by his American foe, Daley walked across the Octagon and sucker-punched Koscheck. This grievous foul earned the Brit his release from the UFC. Today, Daley is gearing up for a grudge match with fellow British striker Michael Page at Bellator 216, and Page believes Daley might pull a similar stunt after their fight.
Scott Coker explains why Paul Daley vs Michael Page fight isn't happening in England
Tom Taylor - December 12, 2018
On February 16, at Bellator 216, Bellator will promote one of the biggest fights in UK MMA history, as British knockout artists Paul Daley and Michael Page finally collide in a long-awaited grudge match. Unfortunately, this massive fight will not occur in the UK. Instead, it will go down at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Speaking to MMAjunkie ahead of Bellator’s double-header in Hawaii this weekend, Bellator President Scott Coker explained why this fight isn’t happening on British soil.
Michael Page, Paul Daley booked for long-awaited Bellator grudge match in February
Tom Taylor - November 30, 2018
British knockout artists Paul Daley and Michael Page have been chomping at the bit to fight each other for years. They will finally have that opportunity in the New Year. According to a report from ESPN, the pair will collide in Uncasville, Connecticut — not in the United Kingdom — on February 16.