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May 14, 2016 9:37 pm

Bellator 154 Results: Phil Davis defeats King Mo

Phil Davis earned himself a title shot at tonight’s Bellator 154 event in San Jose by scoring a unanimous decision victory over Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal in the evening’s main event. “Mr. Wonderful” was able to smother “King Mo” for the majority of the fight, almost submitting Lawal in the bout’s third-round. With the victory,...

May 14, 2016 9:36 pm

Jon Jones takes a shot at Bellator’s King Mo vs. Phil Davis fight

Prior to last night’s Bellator 154 main event in San Jose, California, a fan asked current UFC interim light heavyweight title holder Jon Jones who he was picking in the fight between “King Mo” and Phil Davis. The pound-for-pound king, “Bones”, responded with the following: Lol neither https://t.co/TVRVoMqsI8 — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) May 15,...

Sep 29, 2015 7:14 pm

Phil Davis On Fedor’s Choice To Fight In Japan: ‘It’s Entirely Business’

Bellator MMA light heavyweight Phil Davis is coming off of quite the debut, winning a one night, four-man tournament at ‘Dynamite’ to earn a shot at the title, against Liam McGeary. There’s no word yet on when that title fight will take place, although president Scott Coker said it would likely the place towards the...

Sep 24, 2015 10:27 am

Phil Davis’ ‘Panic Switch’ Went Off After Last Second Change In Tourney Final

Former UFC light heavyweight and current Bellator MMA fighter Phil Davis made quite the debut this past weekend at the massive ‘Dynamite’ event. Davis was one of four fighters in the one-night tournament. Davis took out former champ Emanuel Newton in the first fight, advancing to the final. In the other first round fight, ‘King...


Sep 23, 2015 12:44 am

Bellator Champ Pulls Off Hilarious Videobomb During Phil Davis Interview

At this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event the light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary successfully defended his belt, submitting MMA vet Tito Ortiz with an inverted triangle. The fight started out with Ortiz getting an early takedown and it looked like it was going to be a classic Tito fight, full of ground and pound and...

Sep 22, 2015 5:13 am

Liam McGeary vs. Phil Davis Title Fight Expected For Early 2016

This past Saturday the combat sports world watched as kickboxing and MMA collided at Bellator ‘Dynamite.’ On the MMA side of things we were treated to an old school one-night tournament featuring the best light heavyweights the promotion had to offer. In the opening fights, Phil Davis took out former champ Emanuel Newton and ‘King...

Sep 20, 2015 8:30 am

WATCH! Phil Davis’ reaction to getting a surprise belt is priceless

In April 2015, Phil Davis made the biggest decision of his career when he jumped ship from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to Bellator. Davis surely made an impact on his first fight with his new company as he won two fights in one night to become the next Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship challenger! Davis didn’t...

Sep 20, 2015 8:29 am

REPLAY! Phil Davis Vs. Francis Carmont (Highlights)

The final of the Bellator ‘Dynamite’ light heavyweight tournament wasn’t really what we were expecting, with ‘King Mo’ getting injured and unable to compete. However we still got an exciting match up between Phil Davis and alternate Francis Carmont. The fight started and they each stayed patient and went through a feeling out process. Then...

Sep 19, 2015 9:26 pm

Bellator Dynamite Results: Phil Davis TKO’s Alternate Carmont To Win Tournament

First off, King Mo was injured an unable to fight in the final. Also, his opponent Linton Vassell was not cleared to fill in, so alternate Francis Carmont stepped in to fight Phil Davis. The fight didn’t last long. There was a feeling out process where both fighters sort of stayed patient and didn’t really...

Sep 18, 2015 3:29 pm

Phil Davis On Accepting Tournament Offer –– ‘I Don’t Know How To Say No’

Light heavyweight fighter Phil Davis is set to make his Bellator MMA debut on the promotions biggest card yet, this Saturday’s ‘Dynamite’ event. Davis will be one of four fighters competing in the one-night tournament to determine the next title challenger. In his first fight he will be facing former champ Emanuel Newton. If he...

Sep 16, 2015 8:10 pm

Champ Liam McGeary Hopes Phil Davis Doesn’t Win ‘Dynamite’ Tournament

Bellator light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary will take on Tito Ortiz this Saturday at Bellator: ‘Dynamite.’ Also taking place that night will be a four-man, one-night tournament that will determine the next challenger for the light heavyweight champ. Whether he wins or loses on Saturday night, McGeary really hopes Phil Davis does not win the...

Sep 15, 2015 7:07 pm

Phil Davis Says Signing With Bellator ‘Reignited’ His Love For MMA

Following a loss to Ryan Bader, former UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis says he was unable to come to terms with the UFC regarding a new contract and ultimately made the choice to sign with Bellator MMA. A move he now credits with reigniting his passion. The light heavyweight is gearing up for this Saturday’s...

Sep 10, 2015 9:02 am

Phil Davis Refuses To ‘Poke Fun’ At Jon Jones

  In the past, former UFC and current Bellator MMA light heavyweight Phil Davis had no problem throwing verbal jabs at Jon ‘Bones’ Jones. These days, not so much. Davis and Jones had an ongoing beef for a little while. Davis did an interview saying Jones would crumble like a cookie, then Davis went to...

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...