Phil Davis signs an exclusive, multi-fight contract with Bellator

Phil Davis is officially a Bellator fighter as the light heavyweight has signed an exclusive, multi-fight contract with the California based promotion.

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The signing was announced by Bellator on Wednesday afternoon.

“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,” said Bellator President Scott Coker. “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.”

Davis (13-3, 1NC) comes to Bellator after his contract with the UFC expired. While in the UFC, he went 9-3, 1NC and scored notable victories over Alexander Gustafsson, Lyoto Machida, and Glover Teixeira.

“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.”