The former Bellator light-Hw champion Phil Davis entered this fight with a professional record of 18-4-0 (44% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). He fought twice last year losing to Ryan Bader (Davis vs Bader 2) and beating Leonardo Leite (Phil Davis vs Leonardo Leite).
His opponent, Linton Vassell, has a mma record of 18-6-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He also fought twice in 2017 defeating Liam McGeary (Liam McGeary vs Linton Vassell) and losing to Ryan Bader (Ryan Bader vs Linton Vassell). Davis vs Vassell is on the undercard of Rafael Carvalho vs Gegard Mousasi – Bellator 200. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 200: Carvalho vs. Mousasi
Where: SSE Arena, London, England
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
Davis’ previous fight: Phil Davis vs Leonardo Leite
Vassell’s previous fight: Ryan Bader vs Linton Vassell
Davis’ next fight: Phil Davis vs Vadim Nemkov
Vassell’s next fight: Linton Vassell vs Valentin Moldavsky
Davis vs Vassell full fight video:
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Official video (USA)