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Marcus Davis Contemplates on His Future

Written on October 27, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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An outspoken and sometimes polarizing figure among hardcore fans, Marcus Davis almost expects to be criticized for his move. But he's also realistic about his chances in the new division.

Marcus Davis aims to drop from welterweight to lightweight after seven years of being in the division. According to him, he made the decision since he feels that he suits at 155 pounds better. More over, he plans to stay in the new weight class until he calls it quits.

“I’m going to finish out my career at 155 and try to entertain some people along the way before my old ass retires,” he said. “I like the opportunities that present themselves.”

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Carina Damm is Going to Fight

Written on August 03, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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After some speculations that Carina Damm can't make it without her visa, it seems like she made it after all. The Brazillian Barbie Girl will complete the list for the 135 pounds, single elimination match in Phoenix.

Carina Damm made it to the show amidst all the speculations regarding her visa. Even Mike Afromowitz , Strikeforce Director of Communications, confirmed it. Damm will join Maiju Kujala, Hitomi Akano and Miesha Tate on a single-elimination tournament in Phoenix, Arizona. The bout is designed to find a challenger for the upcoming championship fight between Marloes Coenen and Sarah Kaufman. Sources say that Alexis Davis was contacted to step for Damm, in case the latter will not be able to secure a visa for the single night, 135 pounds, women tournament. It is also unconfirmed if Davis will be brought in as a replacement in case an injury occur during the tournament.

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Mr. Wonderful is Back in Town

Written on August 02, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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The Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Blue belter Phil Davis will be replacing the injured Stanislav Nedkov, and will fight against Rodney Wallace. Mr. Wonderful is definitely back in town. But will he be an absolute beast again at the UFC 117?

Phil Davis will officially replace Stanislav Nedkov in a light heavyweight bout against Rodney Wallace at the up coming UFC 117. The pending match-up was made earlier today by UFC. Davis is coming off an astonishing performance against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 12 earlier this year. To fight against him is Wallace, who is in deep need for a win to stay on the match. UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen is set on August 7 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. The match will headline the middleweight title fight between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen. Also featured are the top welterweight contenders Jon Fitch and Thiago Alves, together with another 170 pound brawl between Matt Hughes and Ricardo Almeida.

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