Marcus Davis at UFC 118

Marcus Davis at UFC 118

Former UFC welterweight Marcus Davis will get back in action in October when he fights on W-1 in Florida against former ‘Ultimate Fighter’ competitor Chuck O’Neil.

Sources close to the match-up confirmed the new fight to MMAWeekly.com on Friday.

The card takes place on Oct 15 in Florida as W-1 makes their U.S. debut.

Since exiting the UFC following a loss to Jeremy Stephens earlier this year, Davis has picked up wins in his last two bouts while competing under the MFC banner in Canada.

Now the Maine based fighter will try to pick up another win against a fellow ‘Ultimate Fighter’ veteran in October.

Well known during his time on the 13th season of the ‘Ultimate Fighter’, Chuck O’Neil got a reputation for being tough as nails, but he struggled to pull the trigger in his lone UFC bout, losing by decision to former housemate Chris Cope.

Now, O’Neil will try to get back to the Octagon when he faces a veteran fighter in Marcus Davis in Oct.

Davis actually has another fight booked in his home state of Maine prior to the bout in October, so he could be going for his 4th win in a row should he be successful later this month.

Davis vs. O’Neil will be a featured bout on a card headlined by two former UFC heavyweights as Gabriel Gonzaga takes on Jeff Monson in the main event.

Follow @DamonMartin on Twitter or e-mail Damon Martin.
For more
UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

UFC on Fox 15 Update: Kenny Robertson to Face George Sullivan on April 18

  • 29 days ago
  • 3 views

A welterweight pairing pitting Kenny Robertson against George Sullivan has been added to UFC on Fox 15 “Rockhold vs. Machida” on April 18. read news >>

Sarah Kaufman meets Alexis Davis in trilogy fight at UFC 186 in Montreal

  • 23 days ago
  • 0 views

The UFC’s return to Montreal in April has a trilogy fight on its hands between a pair of Canadians. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

Sarah Kaufman Draws Alexis Davis for UFC 186; Third Times a Charm?

  • 23 days ago
  • 0 views

Sarah Kaufman will face for the third time when the two meet on April 25 at UFC 186 in Montreal. read news >>

Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Edgar set as UFC: Manila headliner

  • 22 days ago
  • 30 views

Former champs Urijah Faber and Frankie Edgar are going to face off as the headliner on the UFC's first trip to the Philippines. UFC Fight Night: Manila now has a main event lined up as former champio read news >>

Back Injury Forces Matt Wiman Out of UFC Fight Night 62 | MMAWeekly.com

  • 22 days ago
  • 0 views

A back injury has forced Matt Wiman out of his UFC Fight Night 62 bout against TUF Brazil 2 winner Leonardo Santos. read news >>

Ireland's Aisling Daly Meets Claudia Gadelha at UFC Fight Night Krakow

  • 22 days ago
  • 3 views

Dublin’s Aisling Daly will face Claudia Gadelha at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: GONZAGA vs. CRO COP 2 on April 11 in Poland. read news >>

TUF 8 Winner Efrain Escudero and His Move Back Up the UFC Ranks

  • 18 days ago
  • 11 views

Tucked away underneath UFC Fight Night: Broomfield's main card was a battle between lightweights who were in search of a much-needed win. Former The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 winner Efrain Escudero t read news >>

'TUF 8' finalist Phillipe Nover returns, meets Yui Chul Nam at UFC Fight Night 66

  • 17 days ago
  • 0 views

With the exception of unofficial fights in the house, Season 8 “Ultimate Fighter” finalist Phillipe Nover didn’t have much success his first run in the UFC. Now he gets a second chance. Filed under: read news >>

UFC 184: Jake Ellenberger Determined to Get Back on Track Against Josh Koscheck

  • 13 days ago
  • 3 views

The UFC's welterweight division is a talent-rich collective where the battle to claim elite-level status never slows. Once a position in the divisional upper-tier at 170 is solidified, a fighter move read news >>