Phil Kwabina Davis was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in the United States on September 25th in 1984. Davis won over 100 wrestling matches in high school and then won the NCAA light heavyweight title in 2008. Later that year Davis made his professional MMA debut and after going 4-0 he joined the UFC in 2010. Davis was 5-0 in the UFC when he fought Rashad Evans for the UFC light heavyweight title. Davis came up just shrt in this fight losing a 5 round unanimous decision.
Davis went 4-2, with 1 No Contest in his next 7 fights before leaving the UFC to fight for Bellator. Davis made his Bellator debut at Dynamite 1 and won both of his fights that night to become the #1 contender for the Bellator light heavyweight championship.
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