Michael Page out of Bellator 134 due to a cut, Curtis Millender now meets Brennan Ward

Michael Page has been forced to pull out of Friday’s Bellator 134 due to a cut and Curtis Millender will now meet Brennan Ward in the opening bout of the main card on Spike TV.

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Jason Floyd – The MMA Report

The fight change was initially reported by Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour as he was informed of the change by Bellator. Following the report by Helwani, The MMA Report confirmed that Page was forced to withdrawl due to a cut.

Bellator 134: The British Invasion will come from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday and will be headlined by Emanuel Newton defending the Bellator light heavyweight title against Liam McGeary.

Ward was already scheduled to be on the fight card as he was initially booked to face Jesse Juarez in his Bellator welterweight debut. At this time, it’s unknown if Juarez will remain on the fight card.

The current Bellator 134: The British Invasion fight card is below.

Main Card (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT – Spike TV)
Emanuel Newton (25-7) vs. Liam McGeary (9-0)
Cheick Kongo (22-9-2) vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (14-4, 1NC)
Paul Daley (35-13) vs. Andre Santos (37-9)
Rameau Sokoudjou (16-12) vs. Linton Vassell (14-4)
Brennan Ward (9-3) vs. Curtis Millender (7-0)

Preliminary Card: (6:45 p.m. ET/3:45 p.m. PT – Spike.com)
Michael Mangan (0-2) vs. Dean Hancock (0-0) *
Matt Bessette (13-6) vs. Josh Laberge (9-4)
Raphael Butler (8-1-1) vs. Josh Diekmann (15-5)
Jesse Juarez (22-9) vs. TBD
Jason Butcher (8-1) vs. Tamdan McCrory (12-3)
Bobby Flynn (4-2) vs. Neiman Gracie (2-0)
Marvin Maldonado (2-2) vs. Blair Tugman (6-5)

* – Fight will take place after the main card