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Fighter says sex before fight partly to blame for loss

Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton says that having sex before his most recent fight is partially to blame for his loss. Newton (25-9-1) lost to Phil Davis in the semifinals of Bellator’s light heavyweight tournament in September. He is getting ready for a fight on Feb. 19 and spoke with MMA Junkie’s Mike Bohn ahead of that contest. In his interview, he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Davis KO’s Carmont in tournament final; shocked to receive belt

Phil Davis was supposed to face King Mo in the Bellator light heavyweight tournament final last night. However, Mo would be unable to compete due to an injury suffered during his opening round bout against Linton Vassell earlier on in the night. Enter Francis Carmont. Carmont was able to win his bout against Anthony Ruiz in the first bout of the evening making him the tournament...
Via Fight Booth
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Davis Defeats Francis Carmont To Win Bellator Dynamite! 205lb Tournament

Phil Davis was originally slated to fight Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal in the Bellator 142: Dynamite! one-night tournament final, but a late injury call-off meant that alternate Francis Carmont stepped in to face him instead and ‘Mr Wonderful’ made short work of him with a first round KO finish. Round One: ‘King Mo’ unfortunately out, alternate Francis Carmont in for the...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Davis Submits Emanuel Newton; Will Fight King Mo In Bellator Final

Phil Davis made a strong debut tonight at Bellator 142: Dynamite! with a first round kimura submission victory against former champion Emanuel Newton and now moves on to fight ‘King Mo’ in the final later this evening. Round One: Newton with an early leg kick. Davis with a body kick, but gets one back in return. Newton trying a spinning kick that misses. Does connect with...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 179: Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira (Video Highlights)

Phil Davis (pictured) and Glover Teixeira were both looking to bounce back from disappointing losses on Saturday at UFC 179. It was far from a must-win for either light heavyweight, but it was a critical contest. So how did it go? Davis manhandled the Brazilian, to put it mildly. “Mr. Wonderful” was never close to finishing Teixeira in route to a landslide unanimous decision...
Via 5thRound.com
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Davis Decisions Glover Teixeira At UFC 179

‘Embrace The Grind’ seems to be the theme of tonight’s UFC 179 main card and Phil Davis certainly did that as he wore down Glover Teixeira to earn himself a unanimous decision victory in Brazil. Round One: Teixeira into the center of the Octagon and as he looks to strike Davis is in on his first takedown attempt and it’s stuffed comfortably by the Brazilian and they have...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira Co-Headlines UFC 179

Just as the rumor mill has been clamoring about for quite some time, Phil Davis (pictured) will in fact face Glover Teixeira at UFC 179. The light heavyweight affair co-headlines the October 25 festivities.  The event takes place inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Both light heavyweights will be looking to bounces back from disappointing losses. Davis was dominated...
Via 5thRound.com
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 172: Anthony Johnson vs. Phil Davis (Video Highlights)

This entire UFC 172 fight week, all Phil Davis did was smack talk reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones. Perhaps “Mr. Wonderful” should have given Anthony Johnson (pictured) his undivided attention… Although Johnson was nearly a 2-1 underdog against Davis in his return to the UFC, Johnson dominated the wrestler from beginning to end. Davis offered up very little offense...
Via 5thRound.com
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson Dominates Phil Davis At UFC 172

Anthony Johnson showed himself to be a genuine contender in the light-heavyweight division tonight at UFC 172 with a dominant decision victory over Phil Davis. Round One Johnson taking the center of the Octagon early as Davis circles around him. Davis feeling out with the front kick without connecting. Uppercut lands for Johnson and Davis attempts to clinch up looking for a takedown...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 172: Phil Davis vs. Anthony Johnson preview and prediction

One of the fights everyone is looking forward tomorrow night pits UFC light heavyweight veteran Phil Davis against former UFC mainstay Anthony Johnson. Johnson was cut for missing weight on multiple occasions while under contract with ZUFFA. Coming off a violent six-fight win streak while away from the company, Johnson will make his official UFC 205 lbs debut tomorrow night. With...
Via Fight Booth
April 25, 2014  |  2 Comments
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