UFC Fight Night 24: Phil Davis and 5 Wonderful Videos of Him
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Phil Davis is quickly becoming one of the most popular light heavyweights in the UFC. Mr. Wonderful hopes to take another huge step toward title contendership this Saturday when he takes on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 24.
To get you caught up on all the wonderfulness of Mr. Wonderful, check out the five YouTube videos that give you a pretty good idea of who he is.
Phil Davis Not Impressed with His Performance
The video is an interview conducted with Ariel Helwani after his UFC 117 win over Rodney Wallace. Davis dominated the fight and took home a unanimous decision.
Despite the clear-cut victory, Davis was not pleased with his performance.
Staying hungry and wanting to constantly improve is one of the premier trademarks of future title holders, and it's pretty clear that Davis is constantly wanting to get better.
His First Professional Fight
Phil Davis looked like a fighter from the first time he stepped inside the Octagon.
Mr. Wonderful showed some good leg kicks and managed to TKO his opponent within the first round. You can't ask for much more from a converted wrestler in his first professional fight.
Phil Davis Calls out Chandella Powell
After his first-round submission over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 112, Phil Davis called out a rather strange opponent for his next fight: UFC ring girl Chandella Powell.
In the interview with Ariel Helwani, Davis shows off his lighter side as he discusses his fight.
It's easy to see why Davis is quickly becoming a fan favorite with his down-to-earth personality and consistent jokes.
Phil Davis Interviewed at Detroit Pistons Game
Prior to UFC 123 in Detroit, Phil Davis attended a Detroit Pistons game and was interviewed during a timeout.
The interview itself showed Davis's lighter side, but the free throws for charity are what really makes this clip special.
After remarking that he doesn't have much basketball experience, Davis drains seven free throws in 24 seconds to raise $1,400 for charity.
Phil Davis Mistaken for Jon Jones
Because what's funnier than an ignorant fan mixing up two young fighters?
Phil Davis plays it off beautifully.