Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-06-16, close mma bout but not so exciting: Corey Anderson vs Phil Davis gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Davis vs Anderson is scheduled to take place Friday, June 16th, at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago (Illinois, USA), in a 3-round light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Vadim Nemkov vs Yoel Romero – Bellator 297. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Corey Anderson record
The black belt in Bjj and Tuf 19 tournament winner Corey Anderson entered this fight with a mma record of 16-6-0 (50% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.6 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jiri Prochazka).
In his last three fights he has beat Ryan Bader (Ryan Bader vs Corey Anderson) and faced twice Vadim Nemkov, the first match ended in a no-contest while in the second he was defeated by the Russian (Vadim Nemkov vs Corey Anderson I and Vadim Nemkov vs Corey Anderson II).
Phil Davis record
His opponent, the former Bellator light-Hw champion Phil Davis, has an official record of 24-6-0 (46% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought for more than one year.
He lost to Vadim Nemkov in 2021 (Vadim Nemkov vs Phil Davis 2) but then he has beat Yoel Romero (Phil Davis vs Yoel Romero) and Julius Anglickas (Phil Davis vs Julius Anglickas).
Here is the Bellator 297 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on Showtime)
Vadim Nemkov vs Yoel Romero
Sergio Pettis vs Patricio Pitbull Freire
Corey Anderson vs Phil Davis
Daniel Jame vs Gokhan Saricam
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Corey Anderson vs Phil Davis as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Anderson vs Davis fight?
Corey Anderson defeated Phil Davis via split decision. Scores were 29–28, 28–29, 29–28.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the Bellator 297 post-fight interview video of Corey Anderson and Phil Davis.