Phil Davis has his eyes set on reclaiming his Bellator light heavyweight championship. A win on Friday at Bellator 245 would put him in position to do so.
Before Davis can get a title, he needs to get past the legendary Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida. The two men will fight in this possible title elimination fight in the main event of Bellator 245.
Prior to the fight, Davis spoke with MyMMANews and other media outlets during today’s media day session for Bellator 245 and Bellator 246. You can see Davis’ full press conference in the video above.
Updated Bellator 245: Davis vs. Machida 2 Main Card:
(Paramount Network and DAZN – Friday, Sept. 11 – 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT)
Light Heavyweight Main Event: Phil Davis (21-5, 1 NC) vs. Lyoto Machida (26-9)
Featherweight Co-Main Event: Cat Zingano (10-4) vs. Gabby Holloway (6-5)
Middleweight Feature Bout: Ed Ruth (8-2) vs. Taylor Johnson (5-1)
Welterweight Feature Bout: Raymond Daniels (2-1) vs. Peter Stanonik (5-4)
Updated Preliminary Card: (Bellator MMA’s YouTube Channel)
Light Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Rafael Carvalho (16-4) vs. Alex Polizzi (6-0)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Leslie Smith (11-8-1) vs. Amanda Bell (7-6)
Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Tyrell Fortune (8-1) vs. Jack May (11-6)
140-lb. Contract Weight Preliminary Bout: Keith Lee (6-3) vs. Vinicius Zani (11-6)