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Phil Davis not lacking in the self-confidence department

Former NCAA Division I wrestling champion Phil Davis knows that he is still just a green fighter when it comes to MMA.

However, that isn’t stopping “Mr. Wonderful” from planning on putting a loss on Rashad Evans‘ record when the two meet in the main event of UFC on FOX 2 on January 28 from Chicago, Illinois.

Davis is a perfect 9-0 in his career, including wins over the like of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Alexander Gustaffsson, and Brian Stann. At just 27 years of age, he knows “Suga” will have the experience edge when the two meet inside the Octagon, but that isn’t keeping his confidence down.

No, instead, Davis plans on giving Dan Henderson the next crack at UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones. Recently, “Bones” claimed he wanted to fight maybe four-or-five times in 2012, meaning he would need to get back into action very soon. Rumors of a possible Henderson-Jones clash were squashed recently by UFC president Dana White, who said Evans would be the next man to face Jones, as long as he defeats Davis.

“Give it to ‘Hendo’. I ain’t losing. Give it to ‘Hendo’,” said Davis, in a recent interview with MMAMania. “I don’t care either way. You can give it to ‘Hendo’ and there will still be a belt when I get there. I don’t care who the person is that has the belt, but there will be a belt when I get to it, and that’s all that I’m concerned about.”

Along with Davis-Evans, UFC on FOX 2 will also feature Chael Sonnen vs. Mark Munoz and Michael Bisping against Demian Maia.


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