Phil Davis: Rashad Evans is still the same old fighterPosted on December 18, 2011, 12:24 PM by Joey Santosus
Top Light Heavyweight contender Phil Davis, who will fight Rashad Evans in the UFC on Fox 2 headliner, discusses his opponent, as well as his strategy for the bout. Davis explains that, while both he and Evans are both known as excellent wrestlers, only one of them actually are, and says that the former champ is still the "same old fighter" he's always been. Photo: MMAWeekly.com
"I think he's the same old Rashad - which is very dangerous, very skilled, and I think he's definitely gotten better over the years, but I think he's the same old guy. ... The problem is, we're both known for excellent wrestling, but only one of us actually has it. I'm thinking about using the wrestling and mixing it up and doing what I can. There's no point in my career where I plan on abandoning wrestling. It's always a part of my gameplan, it's who I am. It's my strong-suit. That's something I'm going to go into every fight making my opponent respect."
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