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Aug 15, 2015 2:09 pm

Phil Davis Compares UFC Exit To Breaking Up With A Girlfriend

Former UFC light heavyweight and current Bellator MMA fighter Phil Davis, recently took part in a media day in Los Angeles and of course the topic of leaving the UFC came up. Davis didn’t shy away from talking about it and instead gave a pretty unique analogy for how he felt after leaving the promotion he...

Jun 23, 2015 11:16 am

Phil Davis “All The Way Happy” He Left UFC For Bellator

Phil Davis has no complaints when it comes to being a Bellator fighter. The former top ranked UFC light-heavyweight left and signed with Bellator when his contract was up. Davis has not fought in his new promotion yet, but we now know when he will be fighting. It was announced that Davis will be one...

Jun 20, 2015 6:36 pm

Phil Davis’ Gross Reason For Missing Live Bellator Announcement

If you watched the Bellator 138 event on Spike TV then you probably saw the live announcement they did during the broadcast, announcing the event in September that will feature a title fight between the champ and Tito Ortiz and a cross promotion with GLORY kickboxing. Also announced was a one-night four man tournament featuring...

Apr 22, 2015 1:38 am

Phil Davis Apologizes to ‘Sensitive’ Jon Jones For Hurting His Feelings

“You know what, here is what I have for Jon, because I think this is long overdue,” Davis said. “I need to apologize to poor Jonny, because I said those words about crumbling him like a cookie and he has hung onto those words for all of about a year now. And apparently he hung...

Apr 20, 2015 1:18 pm

Phil Davis: ‘I Would Have Liked To Stay With The UFC’

  Phil Davis made the news when he recently signed with Bellator instead of re-signing with the UFC. Davis has yet to really speak out about the situation, until today. Davis was a guest on The MMA Hour and spoke to Ariel Helwani about the move. “I have nothing but gratitude for those guys [UFC]....

Apr 15, 2015 10:52 am

JACKED! Phil Davis Leaves UFC For Bellator

Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of the sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. “I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone,” said Davis. “I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever...

Feb 19, 2015 11:32 am

Phil Davis No Longer Under UFC Contract

It appears as if top UFC light-heavyweight fighter Phil Davis made a gamble with his career, taking his last contracted fight on his UFC contract without an extension. The result? He lost. Following Davis’ decision loss to Ryan Bader, he now finds himself on the outside looking in, without a UFC contract, and without the...

Jan 25, 2015 6:27 am

Champ Jones Strips Phil Davis of “Mr. Wonderful” Nickname

Last night on the main card of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm” Phil Davis and Ryan Bader fought to a decision. The bout was a lackluster one that saw Bader given the nod in a razor thin, lackluster fight. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took to Twitter after the bout with a diss aimed at...

Jan 22, 2015 10:50 am

Phil Davis Wants To Fight Anderson Silva

“Stranger things have happened. Why wouldn’t I? Why wouldn’t he?” “He fought former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin at light heavyweight. It’s not a stretch. Forrest is an extremely heavy guy. I figure, ‘OK if you can beat Forrest at light heavyweight, I’m just little old Phil.’ I’m just little old Phil. That’s what they...

Nov 28, 2014 5:53 am

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

A key light heavyweight bout has been added to January’s UFC on FOX 14 event, as UFC officials announced this morning that Phil Davis will meet Ryan Bader on the evenings main card. UFC on FOX 14 takes place January 24 live from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card airs on FOX following...

Nov 9, 2014 11:42 am

PHOTO | Phil Davis Never Skips Leg Day, Shows Off Freakish Leg Muscles

UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis is coming off a decision win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 178, but is already back in the gym training. ‘Mr. Wonderful’ posted the following photo on his Twitter ahead of a Twitter-Q&A regarding leg strengthening exercises. Got any questions on leg exercises? I'll try to answer as many as...

Oct 27, 2014 11:47 am

UFC 179 Medical Suspensions: Phil Davis Out Up To 6-Months

UFC 179 took place this past Saturday, where Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight title against Chad Mendes. We have the medical suspension lost for the entire card, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission. Jose Aldo: suspended 60 days no contact for 45 days Chad Mendes: suspended 60 days no...

Oct 26, 2014 3:52 pm

Phil Davis Explains Anderson Silva Call Out

Phil Davis put on a spectacular performance last night at UFC 179 in the co-main event where he destroyed Glover Texeira for 3-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory (Watch the highlights HERE). The win further cemented Davis’ place as ‘The Brazilian Killer’ with Davis going 4-0 against Brazilian fighters in Brazil. Davis stated in...

Oct 26, 2014 11:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Phil Davis’ Dominant Win Over Glover Teixeira

Last night in the co-main event of UFC 179, Phil Davis shocked many as he dominated Glover Teixeira with elite level wrestling skills throughout 3 rounds to earn the unanimous decision win. Davis was 3-0 when fighting Brazilian fighters in Brazil, and with his win over Glover last night, he extended that streak to 4-0,...

Oct 20, 2014 9:54 am

Countdown To UFC 179: Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis

Get ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II this Saturday by catching up on ‘Countdown to UFC 179′ from yesterday afternoon on Fox Sports 1. Below is the Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis segment from the episode.

Oct 15, 2014 5:00 am

REPLAY! Phil Davis vs. Alexander Gustafsson (Full Fight)

Two highly-touted prospects square off in this bout. Phil Davis transitioned from decorated collegiate wrestler to UFC fighter when he dismantled Brian Stann at UFC 109. Alexander Gustafsson also turned heads at 109 with a stunning KO victory. Don’t miss Phil Davis upcoming fight against Glover Teixeira at UFC 179.

Oct 12, 2014 4:12 pm

Phil Davis ‘The Brazilian Killer’ 2.0?

Phil Davis is gearing up for his UFC 179 co-main event bout against Glover Teixeira in just under two weeks. The bout will take place in Brazil, something Davis is familiar, and comfortable with. The Brazilian crowd is widely considered to be one of the rowdiest crowds in MMA, second only to the Irish fans....

Aug 28, 2014 5:04 am

Glover Teixeira Promises To Finish Phil Davis

Despite Phil Davis’ initial claims that if he were to fight Glover Teixeira to a decision in Brazil next month that he would likely lose, Glover has a different take. “I didn’t understand his complaint. That decision (at UFC 163) was controversial, but I thought that Lyoto won the fight and Phil’s arm was the...

Aug 27, 2014 3:32 pm

Phil Davis Changes His Mind, Says He Isn’t Worried About Biased Brazilian Judges

Earlier this month Phil Davis stated that he was a bit worried about fighting Glover Teixeira in Brazil because he was worried about biased judging. Today during a media scrum after the UFC 179 ticket sales, Davis said he was misquoted. “I don’t even know why that article got printed,” Davis said in a media...

Aug 18, 2014 4:45 pm

Phil Davis Worried About Biased Brazilian Judging In Glover Fight

Earlier this month Phil Davis signed the contract to fight Glover Teixeira at UFC 179, and while he is looking forward to getting a fight against the former title challenger, Davis admitted that he is a bit worried about biased judging. His words: “I think it’s a great match up,” Davis told Sumbission Radio. “He’s...

Aug 4, 2014 10:05 am

Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira Booked For UFC 179 In Brazil

UFC 179 has a highly anticipated matchup for its co-main event. Phil Davis will meet former title challenger Glover Teixeira. Rumors of the bout had been circling for some time, but now the bout has been made official for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes. Phil Davis was riding a three fight win streak over Wagner...

Jul 31, 2014 9:40 am

Glover Teixeira & Phil Davis In The Works For UFC 179

While not yet official, multiple sources are reporting that a light-heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis has been verbally agreed to by both parties. Of course, nothing is official until both fighters sign their bout agreements, and we expect that to take place in the coming days. The battle of top 205’ers will...

Jul 3, 2014 12:27 pm

Phil Davis Draws Sharpie Abs On Forrest Griffin

Mr. Wonderful Phil Davis took a sharpie to former UFC champion Forrest Griffin, while several other UFC fighters and former fighters looked on. Tyron Woodley captured the moment with this video which he posted to his official Instagram with the following caption: These dudes!!! This is what happens when you get a bunch of punch...

Jul 3, 2014 9:00 am

Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira Possible For Fall Event

‘Mr. Wonderful’ Phil Davis, and Glover Teixeira will likely square off later this year in a fall event. While neither fighter has commented on the potential matchup and nothing is set in stone, however Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that there has been talks from the UFC of the bout materializing. Phil Davis is...

May 1, 2014 11:08 am

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones Continues Harassment Of Phil Davis

Cyber Bullying is a real threat to our society. But that’s not Jon Jones. The UFC light-heavyweight champion, has been posting and removing social media comments since his unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira last Saturday. Following his one-sided handling of his Brazilian Challenger, Jones was left with plenty of ammunition to attack his antagonists....