‘I came here on a business trip’

Logan Storley has just one factor on his intellect – the Bellator welterweight interim championship.

Storley is on a mission to get paid his 1st title under a big promotion at Friday’s Bellator 280 in London. But to accomplish that, he will have to get earlier long-time contender Michael Web page, as nicely as Page’s pre-fight antics that appear with each combat he’s in.

Site (20-1 MMA, 16-1 BMMA) is notorious for trash conversing and getting a showman during his vocation. Storley (13-1 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) is not much too acquainted dealing with these styles of opponents, but regardless, the 29-12 months-aged will not enable the out-of-cage variables distract him from the job at hand.

“I guess Justin Buckley talked a very a small trash to me, but besides that, that’s about it truly,” Storley instructed MMA Junkie Radio. “I guess I never definitely care. I don’t get too wrapped up in it. At the stop of the working day, I came right here on a business journey. It’s not own to me. None of this is.

“I really don’t disrespect or dislike anyone that I’m likely to struggle. At the conclude of the day, we’re equally prize fighters fighting for cash, and I’m going to do my work on Friday, and I’m likely to go back again to the United Sates and be champ and delight in my existence. I get it. You have to promote the struggle a small little bit, but it doesn’t do substantially for me individually.”

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Storley is filling in for winner Yaroslav Amosov, who withdrew from the title fight from Website page. Amosov, a indigenous of Ukraine, has opted to keep in his house nation and be aspect of the resistance versus Russia’s war.

Storley is contemporary off a huge acquire around Neiman Gracie at Bellator 274, which served as the promotion’s to start with 5-round, non-title headliner. The standout wrestler’s lone reduction arrived at the palms of Amosov.

Meanwhile, Page has won six fights in a row since suffering his initial-career loss to Lima in the Bellator grand prix semifinals in May 2019. He was ready to avenge his knockout reduction to Lima in his most recent outing previous Oct when he edged him out at Bellator 267 in London.