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Hand Injury Could Force UFC’s Phil Davis to Miss 6 Months

Phil Davis bounced back from a loss earlier in the year to dominate Glover Teixeira at UFC 179  on Saturday but he didn’t leave the fight unscathed. Phil is on the list of fighters that will have to serve a medical suspension due to injuries suffered at UFC 179. Phil will undergo an MRI when he gets back to the country to further assess the damage in his hand. Phil called out...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  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...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Davis dominates Glover Teixeira, calls out Anderson Silva

Phil Davis knocked off another Brazilian and has another one on his mind next -- and it's not who you would think. Davis dominated Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) in a complete effort Saturday night at UFC 179 on Saturday night. Then, in his post-fight interview with Brian Stann, Davis called out Anderson Silva, the former UFC middleweight champion...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Interview: Phil Davis Tells Us Why He’ll Beat Glover Teixeira at UFC 179

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.
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Phil Davis

(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 […]
Via MMA Manifesto
11 days ago  |  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...
August 02, 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

Gustafsson and Davis find new fights

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...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Davis in Nasty Custody Battle, Accused of Domestic Violence

As if Phil Davis (pictured) doesn’t have enough to worry about with a fight against submission specialist Vinny Magalhaes just one day away. has obtained legal documents filed in San Diego, California that state Davis and the mother of his child, Vantris Patterson, are in the middle of a nasty custody battle. Patterson claims Davis of brutality, including violent sex...
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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