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Is it time for Davis to return to UFC?

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  1. tonil Red Card

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    Does that make sense at this point in his career and current LHW status at UFC?
    Do you think UFC is even considering that?
     
  2. Sada555 Banned Banned

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    Too old for that (And nothing spectacular really)
     
  3. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    Phil is happy in Bellator. He won't be going anywhere.
     
  4. Bubzeh Silver Belt

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    For beating a 44 year old that should have retired years ago? Lmao.

    No thanks.
     
  5. Clementine Hug Connoisseur

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    I always liked Phil Davis :)
    Wouldn't mind seeing him get the belt :cool:
     
  6. Thepaintbucket Gold Belt

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    I used to hate watching him in the UFC so you know my answer
     
  7. The Chosen Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    I couldn’t see him making a serious run for the UFC belt so probably no, but he could beat like a top 7 guy
     
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    Glover is 41 and ran through half the top 10 and is ranked #1 and fighting for the title lmaooo

    Davis is 5 years younger and dominated (and would dominate again) Glover. UFC LHWs have shit grappling for the most part. Phil would run through the division and be top 3 at worst
     
  9. Cooliox Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    First let's see how he looks after 6 months of USADA testing, before being eligible to fight in the UFC...
     
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    205 went to crap when Jones left
     
  11. Johnnny Purple Belt

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    The UFC won't bring back Phil Davis because he is too much of a threat to win the LHW title by heavily using his wrestling.

    1. Wrestlers that win fights by decision usually don't attract high ratings with casuals.

    2. The UFC generally doesn't want to see fighters come from Bellator and succeed, because that would contradict their narrative that all Bellator fighters are a level below the UFC. Their signing of Chandler was the exception. They want him to succeed because he puts on exciting fights and has great skills on the mic.

    It is very unlikely that Davis wants to come back to the UFC. Bellator currently has a better Top 5 at LHW than the UFC.
     
  12. Sada555 Banned Banned

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    That Maybe so "but" they won't go out of their way to sign him thats for sure
     
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  14. Joseph Rica Orange Belt

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    He is happy making more money in Bellator
     
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    He spent most of his post fight interview talking about how happy he is with Bellator and fighting for them.

    He isn't going anywhere, but yes he is and has always been very good, and would cause problems in the UFC.
     
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    Phil davis would be ufc LHW champion easily. I swear ufc casuals don’t understand what they’re watching.
     
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    For what….
    What’s the upside for him in that?
     
  18. Hitdepruns Orange Belt

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    Please no. I hope him the best but at Bellator.
     
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  19. KillerIsBack V2 Red Belt

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    What are you on about?
    Why would it make sense to return him to UFC?
    Can you at least explain something instead of showing a video and not saying your own opinion first?

    His opponent in the video is a 44 year old middle weight ffs!
    and he lost to the Bellator champ in his previous fight.

    He is not the best in bellator LHW... nor is he the second best bellator LHW.
    He has TWO losses to Nemkov in Bellator to avenge(which I don't think he can)
    He has TWO losses to Ryan Bader, one in UFC and one in Bellator to avenge (which I don't think he can either)
     
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    He beat a old man that didn't fight in almost 2 years
     
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