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, Davis will now face Liam McGeary for the Bellator light heavyweight title later this year.
Here are the full Bellator 154 fight results:
Phil Davis def. Muhammed Lawal via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Saad Awad def. Evangelista Santos via technical knockout (Round 1, 4:31)
Andre Fialho def. Rick Reger via knockout (Round 1, 2:11)
Adam Piccolotti def. Ray Wood via submission (rear-naked choke) (Round 1, 3:17)
Joshua Hardwick def. Jorge Acosta via submission (guillotine) (Round 1, 1:21)
Sam Spengler def. Doyle Childs via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Josh San Diego def. Jeremiah Labiano via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Mark Dickman def. Thomas Diagne via technical knockout (Round 3, 3:05)
Jamielene Nievara def. Stephanie Frausto via technical knockout (Round 3, 2:43)