A knee injury has forced Forrest Griffin to withdraw from his planned meeting with Phil Davis at UFC 155, promotion president Dana White announced on Wednesday. read news >>
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Forrest Griffin and Phil Davis have verbally agreed to square off at UFC 155, promotion officials announced Friday. read news >>
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Following a dominant victory over Wagner Prado just this past week at UFC 153, Phil Davis has his next assignment.
Davis will return in a little more than two months to face Forrest Griffin at the UFC's year-end card in Las Vegas. UFC officials on Friday announced the new fight booking.
UFC 155 takes place Dec. 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena with a main card on pay-per-view. Davis-Griffin is expected to be the card's co-main event.
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Three days after Chael Sonnen left to fight Jon Jones, Forrest Griffin already has a new opponent and remains on the UFC 155 fight card slated for Dec. 29 in Las Vegas. read news >>
Check out the UFC 179 fight highlights from the Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis co-main event fight in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. read news >>
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Watch Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira full fight video highlights from UFC 179's co-main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports. UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 took place October 25, 2014 at the Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Light heavyweight contenders Glover Teixeira (22-4) and Phil Davis (13-2, 1 NC) squared off in the night's co-main event, which aired live on pay-per-view. Catch the video highlights above. For more on UFC 179's co-main event, check out the play-by-play by MMAF read news >>
Watch the full fight video highlights for the UFC 179 co-main event between Phil Davis and Glover Teixeira. The UFC 179 co-main event featured a light-heavyweight match-up between Phil Davis and Glover Teixeira - a contest that was quite significant in terms of potential title contention. While the fight was in Teixeira's backyard, it was the American who dominated the encounter by utilizing his wrestling pedigree en route to a unanimous decision. Read Dallas Winston's play-by-play for the final read news >>
The big question heading into the co-main event of UFC 179 was something like this: Which would win out, Phil Davis' wrestling or Glover Teixeira's standup? We got our answer right away on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro. Davis took down Teixeira early and often and cruised to a unanimous decision win, a redemptive victory which re-established him in the light heavyweight division. The judges' scores were 30-27 across the board. Davis (13-2), coming off a terrible loss to Anthony Johnson at UFC read news >>
UFC 179's co-main event features No. 4-ranked light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira against No. 6-ranked Phil Davis. Teixeira returns to action for the first time since his failed bid at the title against Jon Jones, and Davis is coming off a loss to Anthony Johnson. This is a big matchup for both contenders and their chances at a shot at the championship. On paper this is a standard striker vs. grappler matchup. This is one of the best matchups on the UFC 179 fight card, and may be the tou read news >>
In the co-main event of UFC 179, Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis will look to move back into the win column this Saturday night (Oct. 25, 2014) inside Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. What adjustments must these two elite light heavyweights make in order to claim victory? Read our fight preview and find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis look to rebuild momentum after disappointing losses this Saturday night (Oct. 25, 201 read news >>
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With UFC 179 just a few days away, UFC has released a pair of free fight videos featuring the co-headliners in action. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender, Phil Davis, probably doesn't get the respect he deserves from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community. Part of that has to do with his inability to score a knockout in 11 Octagon appearances. The other part? Well, he's been known to act "goofy." But that doesn't mean "Mr. Wonderful" (12-2) isn't talented. You d read news >>