Jeremy Stephens wants to welcome Marcus Davis to lightweight division


The UFC lightweight on Thursday took to Twitter for his next career request: a meeting with Marcus Davis (17-7 MMA, 9-5 UFC), who on Tuesday told that he's moving down from welterweight to Stephens' territory.

"Please give me that fight!" Stephens (17-6 MMA, 5-5 UFC) wrote.

Stephens and Guillard brought their most recent octagon appearance to fruition when they publicly requested a meeting.

The two lightweight sluggers were subsequently booked for a meeting at UFC 119. While most of the MMA community expected the fight to be a barnburner, the matchup failed to deliver fireworks. In the end, it was Guillard who had his hand raised by way of split decision.

Stephens blamed the lack of action on the gameplan of "The Young Assassin," an opinion he made clear in Thursday's request.

"No disrespect, but I don't think Marcus will run like my last opponent," he said.

The loss snapped a two-fight win streak for Stephens, who now trains at Victory MMA in San Diego.

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BuddyRevell site profile image  

10/30/10 11:01 AM by BuddyRevell

Yeah, at 36, Davis might not be quick enough to deal with guys like Stephens at this point.

slamming site profile image  

10/30/10 10:41 AM by slamming

 Davis wasnt even quick for a 170 pounder.  Hes going to get smashed by Stephens.

TheFuzz site profile image  

10/30/10 10:40 AM by TheFuzz

Kenflo cuts from 177. I always thought Marcus Davis was a bit short for 170 and had some problems with reach. I was always skeptical of the decision to stack on weight instead of dropping to 155. I'm excited for this.

FreakDaddy site profile image  

10/30/10 10:12 AM by FreakDaddy

It will all depend on how he deals with the cut.

Evilzpet site profile image  

10/30/10 2:58 AM by Evilzpet

Stephens by face-splitting KO

Peckerwood site profile image  

10/29/10 11:16 PM by Peckerwood

well, i guess Stephens likes this fight also..

Keith McKay site profile image  

10/29/10 11:13 PM by Keith McKay

Thanx. And Sherk would be a waste. 3 rounds of gnp = boring.

explodin site profile image  

10/29/10 1:09 PM by explodin

Ugh no way on sherk. I love keiths list.

trent205 site profile image  

10/29/10 12:28 PM by trent205

 meh i would love to see sherk vs davis over stephens by far!!!!

Keith McKay site profile image  

10/26/10 9:59 PM by Keith McKay

Smart move for Davis. Get those FOTN checks. He already fought the guys who only bang at 70. at 55 he's got:Rematch with GuillardSpencer FisherSiverStoutetc