MMA fighter blames his latest loss on sex

A wise boxing trainer once said to his pupil “women weaken legs.” That was the advice Rocky Balboa was given from his trainer Mickey back in the day. It appears that may be the excuse one MMA fighter is using for a recent loss in the octagon. Emanuel Newton lost by way of a first-round submission in a match against Phil Davis back in September. The reason for Newton’s loss...
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MMA fighter Emanuel Newton: Pre-fight sex caused loss, injury in match with Phil Davis

Women weaken legs. Maybe every fighter should listen to the advice of Mickey Goldmill--better known as 'Mick' to Rocky fans--the famous trainer played by Burgess Meredith. If anyone could have used the 'women weaken legs!' line, it's MMA fighter Emanuel Newton. The former Bellator light heavyweight champion lost a major bout to Phil Davis...
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MMA fighter Emanuel Newton blames pre-fight sex for his last loss

A romp in the bedroom did in former Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton.At least that's the reason he's giving for losing to Phil Davis last September.Newton, who suffered a rib injury early in the match, explained to how getting busy earlier in the day affected him."I had sex like three or four hours before the fight, which was stupid. Once again, I...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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September 19, 2015  |  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...
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...
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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...
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April 25, 2014  |  2 Comments

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