Damacio Page

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Damacio Page
Born (1982-09-30) September 30, 1982 (age 36)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Other namesThe Angel of Death
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
Reach66 in (168 cm)
StyleKickboxing, Karate, Collegiate Wrestling
Fighting out ofAlbuquerque, New Mexico, United States
TeamJackson's Submission Fighting
Years active2005-present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout11
By submission7
By decision1
By submission8
By decision2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: March 10, 2010

Damacio James Page (born September 30, 1982) is an American professional mixed martial artist currently competing for Legacy Fighting Championship in the Bantamweight division. A professional competitor since 2005, Page has also formerly competed for the WEC, the UFC, Pancrase, King of the Cage, and also fought at K-1 Premium Dynamite 2006!!.


Page was born and raised in the West Side of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Page's parents divorced when he was five years old and he began kickboxing and karate at the age of nine. Page often caused trouble in school, getting into fights and being placed in special education classes for his behavior-disorder. In his sophomore year at West Mesa High School, Page began wrestling and would go on to be a state champion before earning a scholarship to compete for Fresno State University. However, one night three months into his first semester at Fresno State, Page was attacked by eight gang members who left him severely hurt and barely conscious. Because of the incident and transgressions in the past, Page was kicked off of the wrestling team and subsequently lost his scholarship. After the incident, Page found Jackson's Submission Fighting and also continued collegiate wrestling for Cerritos College in Norwalk, California. At Cerritos, Page was a junior college All-American, finishing third in the state during his freshman year and became a state champion in his sophomore year.[1][2][3][4][5]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Page made his professional mixed martial arts debut on February 5, 2005 for the King of the Cage organization. He disposed of his opponent, Will Tolliver, in the first round of their bout with strikes.

After claiming victory in his next two bouts, Page fought and defeated Scott Johnson for the WEF Super Lightweight Championship.

An impressive victory over Stephane Vigneault followed, before Page suffered his first professional defeat. The loss came in his Pancrase debut where he was handled by Japanese fighter, Miki Shida.

Page closed out 2006 with four more fights, winning the first two by TKO but losing the final two by submission to Danny Batten in September and then UFC veteran and Japanese superstar, Genki Sudo on New Year's Eve in K-1.

Fighting just the once in 2007, Page knocked out Rod Montoya at an Extreme Challenge event to improve his record to 6-3.

World Extreme Cagefighting[edit]

In 2008, Page signed on to fight for the WEC. He made his debut in a Bantamweight bout against Scott Jorgensen at WEC 32. Page slugged out a unanimous decision victory after three rounds.

Six months later, Page faced the undefeated Brian Bowles and was submitted in short order with a guillotine choke. Page later bounced back from his defeat by defeating #5 ranked Bantamweight fighter at the time, Marcos Galvao at WEC 39 via KO 18 seconds into the first round. He was scheduled to fight Akitoshi Tamura on October 10, 2009 at WEC 43, but Tamura was forced to pull out due to an injury while training. Tamura was replaced by WEC newcomer Will Campuzano. Page defeated Campuzano via first round submission.

Page was expected to face Takeya Mizugaki on December 19, 2009 at WEC 45,[6] but was forced to withdraw from the card due to injury.[7]

Page was scheduled to face Antonio Banuelos on April 24, 2010 at WEC 48,[8] but Page was forced off the card with another injury. Banuelos will now face Scott Jorgensen in a rematch of their bout from WEC 41 which Banuelos won via split decision.[9]

Page was expected to face Eddie Wineland on November 11, 2010 at WEC 52.[10] However, Wineland was forced out of the bout with a shoulder injury and replaced by Demetrious Johnson.[11] After largely controlling the first round against Johnson, Page seemed to visibly tire toward the end of the second and was defeated via third round submission. Page acknowledged that the long layoff may have contributed to his performance, but refused to blame his conditioning and gave credit to his opponent finishing him.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

On October 28, 2010, World Extreme Cagefighting merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As part of the merger, all WEC fighters were transferred to the UFC.[12]

Page faced former opponent Brian Bowles on March 3, 2011 at UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann, losing via first round guillotine choke for the second time against Bowles at exactly the same time as their first fight.

Page was expected to face Norifumi Yamamoto on September 24, 2011 at UFC 135.[13] However, the bout was scrapped on September 1 after both fighters sustained injuries while training for the bout.[14]

Page next faced Brad Pickett on April 14, 2012 at UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva.[15] He lost the fight via submission in the second round.

Page then faced Alex Caceres on July 11, 2012 at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman.[16] He lost the fight via submission in the second round.

Page was subsequently released from the UFC following his loss to Caceres.

Post UFC[edit]

Page faced previously undefeated Patrick Ybarra at Legacy Fighting Championship 20 on May 31, 2013. He won the bout via first round knockout. Page faced Matthew Lozano at Legacy Fighting Championship 28 on February 18, 2014.[17] He won the fight via TKO (punches) in the second round.

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

In July 2016, it was revealed that Page was a participant on The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions.[18] Page was selected as a member of Team Cejudo. He faced Adam Antolin in the opening stage and lost the fight via TKO in the second round.

Personal life[edit]

Damacio's body is decorated with multiple tattoos that all represent deep meaning in his life. Page is a religious man and claims the tattoos are a mosaic of his life. The flames on his feet represent his willingness to walk through hell in order to succeed in life.[19] He is starting his own MMA promotion, Southwest Cage Fighting.[20]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 19–10 Alexandre Pantoja Technical Submission (triangle choke) Legacy FC vs. RFA Superfight Card May 8, 2015 2 5:00 Robinsonville, Mississippi, United States Title vs. Title fight.
Win 19–9 Brian Hall KO (punch) Legacy FC 36 October 17, 2014 1 1:48 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States Won Legacy FC Flyweight Championship.
Win 18–9 Elias Garcia Submission (arm-triangle choke) Legacy FC 31 June 13, 2014 3 2:47 Houston, Texas, United States
Win 17–9 Matt Lozano TKO (punches) Legacy FC 28 February 21, 2014 2 3:31 Arlington, Texas, United States
Loss 16–9 Marcelo Costa Decision (split) Strength & Honor Championship 8 September 21, 2013 3 5:00 Geneva, Switzerland
Win 16–8 Patrick Ybarra KO (punch) Legacy FC 20 May 31, 2013 1 1:57 Corpus Christi, Texas, United States Flyweight debut.
Loss 15–8 Alex Caceres Submission (triangle choke) UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman July 11, 2012 2 1:27 San Jose, California, United States
Loss 15–7 Brad Pickett Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva April 14, 2012 2 4:05 Stockholm, Sweden Fight of the Night.
Loss 15–6 Brian Bowles Technical Submission (guillotine choke) UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann March 3, 2011 1 3:30 Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Loss 15–5 Demetrious Johnson Submission (guillotine choke) WEC 52 November 11, 2010 3 2:27 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 15–4 Will Campuzano Submission (rear-naked choke) WEC 43 October 10, 2009 1 1:02 San Antonio, Texas, United States
Win 14–4 Marcos Galvão KO (punches) WEC 39 March 1, 2009 1 0:18 Corpus Christi, Texas, United States Knockout of the Night.
Loss 13–4 Brian Bowles Submission (guillotine choke) WEC 35: Condit vs. Miura August 3, 2008 1 3:30 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 13–3 Scott Jorgensen Decision (unanimous) WEC 32: Condit vs. Prater February 13, 2008 3 5:00 Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
Win 12–3 Travis Sherman Submission (rear-naked choke) SCA: Duke City Final Fury January 26, 2008 1 0:12 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 11–3 Richard Montano TKO (punches) SCA: Duke City Bike and Brawl July 14, 2007 3 3:33 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 10–3 Anthony Jensen TKO (punches) SCA: Duke City Brawl April 14, 2007 1 1:37 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 9–3 Rod Montoya KO (elbows) Extreme Challenge 74 March 10, 2007 1 2:32 Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Loss 8–3 Genki Sudo Submission (triangle choke) K-1 Premium 2006 Dynamite!! December 31, 2006 1 3:05 Osaka, Japan Lightweight bout.
Loss 8–2 Danny Batten Submission (armbar) World Pro Fighting Championships September 15, 2006 1 0:37 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 8–1 Mark Haire KO (punch) Fightworld 10 August 19, 2006 1 0:06 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 7–1 Thierry Quenneville KO (slam) TKO 25: Confrontation May 5, 2006 1 1:02 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Loss 6–1 Miki Shida Decision (unanimous) Pancrase: Blow 3 April 9, 2006 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 6–0 Zack Schroeder Submission (armbar) PNRF: Mayhem in Vegas March 11, 2006 1 N/A Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 5–0 Stephane Vigneault KO (punch) TKO 24: Eruption January 28, 2006 1 1:20 Laval, Quebec, Canada
Win 4–0 Scott Johnson Submission (armbar) World Extreme Fighting 16 September 24, 2005 1 0:30 Enid, Oklahoma, United States
Win 3–0 Hyatto Kawabato Submission (rear-naked choke) PNRF: Demolition June 18, 2005 2 1:46 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 2–0 Jeremy Floyd Submission (rear-naked choke) KOTC 50: First Blood March 26, 2005 1 1:33 Socorro, New Mexico, United States
Win 1–0 Will Tolliver TKO (punches) KOTC 47: Uprising February 5, 2005 1 N/A Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Mixed martial arts exhibition record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 0–1 Adam Antolin TKO (body kick and punches) The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions September 14, 2016 2 0:32 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States TUF 24 Round of 16

*Date given is the air date of the episode. The actual dates of the fight are not released by the UFC


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