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PHIL DAVIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ryan Bader pulls out split decision victory over Phil Davis

Ryan Bader wanted to prove that he had what it takes to crack the top five of the light heavyweight division and he took a big step forward on Saturday with a split decision victory over Phil Davis. It was hard to imagine this battle between two of the premiere wrestlers in the division being anything other than a war of attrition as Davis and Bader constantly jockeyed for position...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader Wins Split Decision Against Phil Davis At UFC On FOX 14

Ryan Bader won a lukewarm light-heavyweight encounter with Phil Davis tonight at UFC On FOX 14, edging out his opponent by split decision. Round One: Davis circling on the outside as Bader pumps out the jab. Davis pawing out with his jab too. Bader presses forward with a flurry of left and rights, but doesn’t find a home for them as Davis backs out of range. Right hook lands...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Davis still hoping for Anderson Silva fight

Phil Davis has a Fight Night engagement this Saturday in Stockholm with Ryan Bader, but he's still got one eye on "The Spider" Anderson Silva. "Mr Wonderful" called out the long-time middleweight king after his last win, in Brazil, at UFC 179. Ahead of his FOX UFC Fight Night featured bout against Bader, Davis admitted that he still wants a fight against Silva. "Why wouldn't I?...
Via Fox Sports
January 22, 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...
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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...
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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

Anthony Johnson Returns To The UFC To Fight Phil Davis

Two years since his last Octagon outing, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has finally put pen to paper on a new deal with the UFC. ‘Rumble’ was released from the promotion back in January of 2012 after failing to make the scheduled weight limit for the third time in his UFC career. The former welterweight fighter has since reinvented himself, competing at light-heavyweight, and...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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