Phil Davis Believes his Road to Bellator Title Continues With Vadim Nemkov • MMA News
Phil Davis is wanting to get again to being the Bellator mild heavyweight champion. Thus, when accepting his subsequent struggle, that’s precisely the purpose. It’s simply a part of the trail to reaching that purpose.
Since leaping from the UFC to Bellator MMA in 2015, he has fought battle-tested veterans like Muhammed Lawal and Francis Carmont to the youthful stars that the Viacom owned promotion has to provide.
Davis is slated to struggle knockout artist in Vadim Nemkov in a light-weight heavyweight bout on the Bellator 209 occasion subsequent month. Since shedding the title to Ryan Bader at Bellator 180 final June, he’s scored back-to-back wins over Leonardo Leite and Linton Vassell. That is little question a struggle that has plenty of dangers to go together with it as he’s dealing with a hungry up-and-comer.
Bellator MMA lately launched a video of Davis speaking about this struggle the place he acknowledged that this struggle is simply one other step on the highway to the title.
“I want that belt back, and I’m doing everything in my power to get it,” Davis mentioned (H/T to MMAJunkie). “A win over Nemkov, it’s going to be – he’s a tricky man. He’s coming in with a stable win over Liam McGeary, he’s a former mild heavyweight champion. He was a terror in his day, for lots of fellows.
“He’s taken on some powerful hitters, instantly. He’s the following man in line, and he’s younger and contemporary. You’ve obtained to beat a few of the younger lions to preserve your spot in line, and that’s what I’m doing.”
Wanting ahead to seeing @philmrwonderful and Vadim #Nemkov “kickin’ it” at #Bellator209! 💥 pic.twitter.com/Su323tkVYC
— Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) October 21, 2018
Bellator 209 is ready to happen on November 15, 2018 on the Menora Mivtachim Area in Tel Aviv, Israel. The preliminary card will air on-line at 7:00 pm EST whereas the primary card will air on DAZAN at 9:00 PM EST.