1. UFC Light Heavyweight Phil Davis No Longer Under Contract with Zuffa

    Perennial UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis is no longer under contract with Zuffa, but the company does hold exclusive negotiating rights...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 1 month ago 1,230 reads 5 comments

  2. What Should the UFC Do Now with Alexander Gustafsson?

    The Mauler has known better days. Alexander Gustafsson finds himself at loose ends after Saturday’s first-round TKO loss to Anthony Johnson at UFC on Fox 14...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 37,147 reads 101 comments

  3. Jon Jones Trolls Gustafsson and Davis, Following UFC on FOX 14 Losses

    He who laughs last, laughs the loudest. If laughter truly is the best medicine, then Jon Jones could be on his way to a full recovery, following both Alexander Gustafsson and Phil Davis losing at UFC on FOX 14 on Saturday night...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 2 months ago 69,806 reads 349 comments

  4. Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader: What We Learned from Light Heavyweight Tilt

    Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson aren't the only light heavyweights on Saturday's UFC on Fox 14 card. Phil Davis and Ryan Bader also faced off to determine which longtime gatekeeper would make a run at the strap...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 2 months ago 9,008 reads 40 comments

  5. UFC on Fox 14 Bold Predictions: Who Gets a Date with Jon Jones? Rumble or Gus?

    Even as the UFC light heavyweight champion finds himself mired in the flat spin of a drug scandal, the division rolls on around him. Saturday's UFC on Fox 14 features two potentially meaningful 205-pound scraps...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 months ago 21,073 reads 89 comments

  6. Phil Davis and 5 Fighters Who Need to Impress in 2015

    Sticking out like a sore thumb is a good thing when it comes to competitive mixed martial arts. Whether triggered by highlight-reel finishes or memorable mic work, fighters aim to impress these days...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 3,530 reads 8 comments

  7. Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader: Will the Real Gatekeeper Please Stand Up?

    If mixed martial arts had a Mount Rushmore, the chiseled faces of Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre and Randy Couture would be etched in it forever, watching over the legions of fighters who one day hope to have their likeness immortalized...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 2 months ago 4,308 reads 7 comments

  8. Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Before Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson battle it out at UFC on Fox 14 this Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden, for the right to challenge champion Jon Jones, two more divisional contenders will assert their Octagon dominance...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 2 months ago 6,341 reads 34 comments

  9. Daniel Cormier Next Fight: 4 Options After UFC 182 Loss to Jon Jones

    At UFC 182, Daniel Cormier came up short and was handed his first defeat in mixed martial arts in a close, five-round fight against Jon Jones...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 3 months ago 8,640 reads 12 comments

  10. Phil Davis vs. Ryan Bader Added to UFC on Fox 14 Card in Stockholm

    The same day that tickets went on sale for the event, a bout between a pair of former NCAA Division I wrestlers and world-ranked light heavyweights was added to the UFC on Fox 14 card in Stockholm, Sweden, Friday...

    Dustin Filloy Written by Dustin Filloy about 4 months ago 6,482 reads 47 comments

  11. Davis: Beating Anderson Silva 'Would Complete My Trifecta of Brazilian Fighters'

    UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis perplexed the majority of the fight community when he called out former longtime 185-pound champ Anderson Silva , but he maintains that the matchup makes sense...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 5 months ago 13,258 reads 62 comments

  12. Phil Davis Grounds Glover Teixeira, but Anderson Silva Call-out Leaves Bad Taste

    It continues to feel like two steps forward, one step back for Phil Davis. Davis got off the schneid Saturday night at UFC 179 , putting on a wrestling clinic en route to a unanimous-decision victory over Glover Teixeira...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 17,784 reads 50 comments

  13. UFC 179 Results: 3 Fights for Phil Davis to Take Next

    UFC 179 was a solid showing for Phil Davis —a night for him to remind the world that he's actually pretty good at this MMA thing...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 5 months ago 9,115 reads 20 comments

  14. Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira: What We Learned from Light Heavyweight Tilt

    The UFC returned to Brazil Saturday night, hosting a pay-per-view live from Rio de Janeiro. Headlined by Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, the card figured to be exciting but was relatively light on star power...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 5 months ago 15,147 reads 64 comments

  15. Once a Hot Prospect, Phil Davis Faces Career Crossroads at UFC 179

    It’s strange to think of UFC 179 as a must-win situation for Phil Davis . Theoretically, Davis is still in the thick of his fighting prime. He’s a respectable 12-2-1 and continues to hang around the UFC’s light heavyweight Top 10...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 4,377 reads 9 comments

  16. Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

    UFC 179 's co-main event features No. 4-ranked light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira against No. 6-ranked Phil Davis ...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 1,676 reads 4 comments

  17. UFC 179: 3 Fighters with the Most to Gain

    UFC 179 will set the stage for three fighters whose victories would speak volumes. On October 25, Chad Mendes will attempt to wrest away the featherweight title for a second time from the reigning champion, Jose Aldo...

    Clinton Bullock Written by Clinton Bullock about 5 months ago 3,823 reads 7 comments

  18. UFC 179: Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    This Saturday, UFC 179 goes down in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as Jose Aldo puts his featherweight title on the line when he takes on Chad Mendes in a rematch of their battle from UFC 142...

    Tim McTiernan Written by Tim McTiernan about 5 months ago 2,279 reads 1 comments

  19. UFC 179 Bold Predictions: Can Chad Mendes Take out the Featherweight GOAT?

    As a recently disgraced UFC broadcaster might say, here we go. After months of injury delays and one canceled pay-per-view— RIP UFC 176! — Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will finally rematch on Saturday at UFC 179 ...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 5 months ago 7,080 reads 12 comments

  20. Glover Teixeira Looking to Get Back on Track Against Phil Davis at UFC 179

    A fighter's success is what helps them elevate their profile and earn bigger opportunities, but oftentimes, setbacks and adversity show the true measure of who they really are...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 5 months ago 5,263 reads 18 comments

  21. Aldo vs. Mendes II: Complete Guide to UFC 179

    The UFC is back! After a plethora of fight cards throughout 2014 the UFC gave everyone a few weeks break from action. Now an 11-fight slate brings back MMA action. UFC 179 takes place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 5 months ago 25,367 reads 35 comments

  22. UFC's 3 Biggest Underachievers

    Not every fighter in the UFC is destined for greatness. Sometimes, even the greatest of fighters with seemingly boundless potential hit an unexpected wall. Maybe they can't handle the step up in competition...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 6 months ago 8,466 reads 27 comments

  23. UFC on Fox 12 Results: 3 Fights for Antonio Rogerio Nogueira to Take Next

    Well then. That didn't go very well. After 18 months of waiting to get back into the Octagon, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira might as well have stayed home...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 8 months ago 8,883 reads 62 comments

  24. Jon Jones Pokes Fun at Chuck Liddell, Phil Davis and Eye-Gouging Accusations

    In a world where everyone wants to be a hero, Jon Jones appears to finally be warming up to the idea that destiny may have laid out a different path for him...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 10 months ago 15,122 reads 58 comments

  25. Tale of Two Phil Davis' and the Road Less Traveled

    Once upon a time, there was a UFC fighter named Phil Davis , who tore onto the scene with pink tights and prospective excellence. His inner circle knew him as “Mr...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 11 months ago 13,243 reads 45 comments