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Phil Davis vs. Linton Vassell Announced For Bellator 200

Phil Davis and Linton Vassell will do battle in a major Bellator event. Bellator 200 will take place on May 25. The event goes down inside The SSE Arena, Wembley in London. Already booked for the card is a middleweight title bout between champion Rafael Carvalho and Gegard Mousasi. Michael...

Phil Davis Says he Would Love a Light Heavyweight Title Rematch

Phil Davis is eyeing a Bellator light heavyweight title rematch. This past Friday night (Nov. 3), Davis took on Leo Leite inside the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania. The bout was featured on the main card of Bellator 186. "Mr. Wonderful" won the bout via unanimous decision. At the post-fight...

Bellator 186: Phil Davis Tops Leo Leite in Pennsylvania

Phil Davis earned a unanimous decision win over Leo Leite. A leg kick was there for Davis early. Leite tied Davis up, but was quickly reversed. "Mr. Wonderful" threw his opponent down to the canvas. Liete used a leg lock to get back up, but he was taken back down....

Phil Davis Isn’t Taking Opponent Lightly Going Into Bellator 186

Not many have heard of Leonardo Leite, but Phil Davis won't dismiss his abilities. Leite ran the middleweight table over at Legacy Fighting Championship. He was the reigning 185-pound title holder. He hasn't competed since Nov. 2015. While Leite has his first taste of a major promotion tomorrow night (Nov. 3), his...
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Bellator 186: Phil Davis, Ed Ruth Wrestling Highlights From Penn State

This Friday night, Phil Davis and Ed Ruth return to Penn State University as MMA fighters. Davis and Ruth both shined with the Nittany Lions on the wrestling mats. Now, they are members of the Bellator MMA roster and will be fighting inside the cage. A former light heavyweight...

Bellator 186: Opponents Finally Announced for Phil Davis, Ed Ruth

Penn State University alums Phil Davis and Ed Ruth have their respective opponents for Bellator 186. Davis, who is coming off a loss to Ryan Bader for the light heavyweight title, faces Leo Leite, with Ruth taking on Chris Dempsey. https://twitter.com/BellatorMMA/status/913188683796275200 Davis (17-4) had his four-fight win streak snapped in June...
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Bellator 180 Ratings Top One Million Mark With Ryan Bader-Phil Davis

Before Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva went down this past Saturday night on pay-per-view, Bellator 180 took place on Spike. With Ryan Bader defeating Phil Davis to become the new light heavyweight champion, MMA fans tuned in, as the fight drew 1.1 million viewers according to a press release by...

Action-Packed MMA Weekend Left Much to Be Figured Out (Editorial)

Chael Sonnen, Kevin Lee, Matt Mitrione and Brent Primus were all big winners over the weekend, but what stood out? In all honestly, it was a big letdown for many fighters because of circumstances beyond their control. Sonnen out-wrestled Wanderlei Silva, but the bout brought a less-than-impressive conclusion to their rivalry. Lee...

Ryan Bader Wins Bellator Light Heavyweight Title in Snoozer Against Phil Davis

Phil Davis (17-4, 1 NC) couldn't do enough to keep his title against Ryan Bader (23-5). The two were in a bit of a feeling out process early in the fight. Bader was able to avoid a takedown. Davis pushed him against the fence, but Bader broke off. A leg...

Phil Davis Plans on Punishing Ryan Bader at Bellator 180

Phil Davis is the reigning Bellator light heavyweight champion and he plans on keeping his gold after fighting Ryan Bader this Saturday night (June 24). Davis will go one-on-one with "Darth" inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. It'll be the main event of Bellator 180. The fight airs...

Ryan Bader Says He’s Simply Better Than Phil Davis

Ryan Bader has a chance to spoil Phil Davis' night once again, but this time with an extra incentive. Bader will battle Davis in the main event of Bellator 180, the Spike TV event that takes place just before Bellator NYC. "Darth" and "Mr. Wonderful" first fought back in Jan....

Phil Davis Says His Move to Bellator Was ‘Never About Vindication’

Phil Davis didn't leave the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for the reason some may have thought. "Mr. Wonderful" signed with Bellator back in 2015. He is 4-0 under the promotion and is the current light heavyweight champion. He'll defend his title against Ryan Bader at Bellator 180 inside Madison Square...

Linton Vassell on Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader: ‘I Can’t Pick a Winner’

Linton Vassell simply can't make a prediction for Bellator 180's light heavyweight title bout. On June 24, Phil Davis will defend his 205-pound championship against Ryan Bader. The two are set to clash inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. It'll be "Mr. Wonderful's" first title defense and Bader's...

Ryan Bader Wants to Make Statement by Finishing Phil Davis

Ryan Bader and Phil Davis fought once before, with "Darth" coming out the winner via split decision back in 2015. Now, two-plus years later, Bader will try to make it 2-0 vs. "Mr. Wonderful" when they collide at Bellator 180 - and this time, the light heavyweight title is on...

Phil Davis Steps in For ‘King Mo,’ Will Defend Title Against Ryan Bader at Bellator 180

There is a big switcheroo to Bellator 180 that will see Phil Davis defend his light heavyweight title. It's no secret that Bellator has stacked their June 24 event inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. So much so, that the promotion is holding two cards on that night....