Bellator MMA have announced the signing of former UFC Light-Heavyweight Phil Davis to a exclusive multi-fight deal.
In the press release from Bellator MMA Phil Davis states:
“I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone,” said Davis. “I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever fight in MMA and I’m excited to get in there and compete at my new home.”
Phil Davis has a record of 13-3 and has wins over some top UFC stars including Alexander Gustafsson, Lyoto Machida and Glover Teixeira just to name a few. Davis is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night Stockholm just his past January.
Bellator president Scott Coker also had comments on their new signee
Phil is a world class Mixed Martial Artist and we are very happy to be adding him to OUR roster of some of the best Light Heavyweights in the world,”
“Bellator remains fully committed to building its world-class roster by signing top free agents like Davis, as well as grooming up-and-coming stars. We’ve got some amazing matchups in mind for ‘Mr. Wonderful’ that we will be announcing in the weeks to come.”
Bellator confirmed the news in a twitter post shown below