Phil Davis in vs. Forrest Griffin at UFC 155 with Chael Sonnen out

source: ufc

Forrest Griffin was scheduled to fight Chael Sonnen at UFC 155 on December 29th event, but Chael was pulled to coach the next TUF, opposite UFC Lightheavyweight champion Jon Jones.

Now, a new opponent has been named for Griffin, Phil Davis, just one week after "Mr. Wonderful" submitted Wagner Prado at UFC 153.

UFC 155
MGM Grand Garden Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada

Chris Leben vs. Karlos Vemola
Matt Mitrione vs. Phil DeFries
Alan Belcher vs. Yushin Okami
Chris Weidman vs. Tim Boetsch
Joe Lauzon vs. Gray Maynard
Phil Davis vs. Forrest Griffin
Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos (UFC heavyweight championship fight)


tags: UFC 155   Phil Davis (detail)  Forrest Griffin (detail)  


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Gerbacio site profile image  

10/21/12 10:24 AM by Gerbacio


UGCTT_Shope site profile image  

10/21/12 8:40 AM by UGCTT_Shope

I think people in this thread are really dumb for thinking that Forrest will get submitted. Also, I have Forrest winning this fight.

Megatherium site profile image  

10/21/12 5:35 AM by Megatherium

Good fight card overall though!

Megatherium site profile image  

10/21/12 5:31 AM by Megatherium

Yeah, I was hoping little Nog as well, that would have been an excellent fight, competitive.This, not so much.Davis by dec.

If it ain't Dutch, it ain't much site profile image  

10/21/12 3:04 AM by If it ain't Dutch, it ain't much

I can see Bonnar vs Forrest in the spring of 2013. Bonnar does not want another fight this soon as his wife and him are expecting his first kid this month. Hopefully they make it happen regardless of what happens in the Davis vs Griffin fight.

Blunderhooks site profile image  

10/21/12 2:03 AM by Blunderhooks

Wow, that's a good card for sure. Not only good matchups but ones that a relevant too.

grafzep site profile image  

10/21/12 12:32 AM by grafzep

Forrest does alright against wrestlers and trouble with hard strikers which Phil certainly is not.

dahosse site profile image  

10/20/12 11:24 PM by dahosse

I haven't really been that impressed by what I've seen out of Phil thus far. Great wrestler and physical specimen/still very green in mma. Forrest has a massive experience advantage in this fight. I expect Phil to hug'n'slug his way to victory, maybe even by tko, but I don't count Forrest totally out of this fight.

Beggsie site profile image  

10/20/12 11:19 PM by Beggsie

Forrest needs to keep it standing and work like he did against Tito last fight, except without being knocked down.

catbath site profile image  

10/20/12 11:09 PM by catbath

Forrest's kryptonite has always been strikers with speed. But he's very strong and hard to hold down. He's also good at dictating pace and rhythm when he doesn't have to worry about getting clipped.Maybe I'm underestimating Phil, but I think he's gonna have a long night.