The second episode of UFC 179 Embedded features Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Phil Davis and Glover Teixeira as fight night draws ever closer.
Phil Davis is coming off a decisive loss to Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson at UFC 172 but it hasn’t shaken his confidence entering Saturday’s UFC 179 fight against Glover Teixeira.
Phil took some time out of his schedule to speak with us about what he will change after his loss to Johnson, how he’ll beat Glover, and why he won’t consider fighting Alexander Gustafsson again.
Below you’ll find the full ‘Countdown To UFC 179′ show which offers an in-depth look at three of the biggest fights on the card as Jose Aldo takes on Chad Mendes, Phil Davis faces Glover Teixeira and Diego Ferreira Vs Baniel Dariush.
Jose Aldo Vs Chad Mendes II:
Glover Teixeira Vs Phil Davis:
Diego Ferreira Vs Baniel Dariush:
(Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports) Phil Davis Vitals 6’2″ 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 79″ reach, Orthodox Sept 25, 1984 Record 12-2, 1 NC (UFC: 8-2, 1 NC) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training Four-time NCAA D1 All-American in wrestling Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Jiu-Jitsu Championship champion Championships Held None Strengths - elite wrestler […]
No one will ever accuse Phil Davis of being the biggest fan of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
Prior to his last loss to Anthony Johnson earlier this year, Davis was doing everything he could to get under Jones' skin to hopefully set up a title bout between the two at some point in the future. Davis got knocked back a few notches with the defeat, but that doesn'...
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...
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.
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...
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Two of the UFC's top light heavyweights are gunning to get back in action, and their trainer has some ideas for who he'd like to see them face.
First up is Alexander Gustafsson, who saw his stock rise tremendously even in defeat when he went five full rounds with Jon Jones in their recent fight at UFC 165. The Swede came up short, losing a unanimous decision, and also had...
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Patterson claims Davis of brutality, including violent sex...