Phil Davis Calls Out Glover Teixeira
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 01.17.2014
He wants a fight...
Phil Davis recently spoke with MMAjunkie about his lack of a recent fight and more. Check out the highlights:
On who he would like to call out: "I want to fight Glover Teixeira...I don't wish [Jon Jones] harm or wish he's injured. I just have this sneaky suspicion."
On why he thinks Jones vs. Teixeira won't happen: "I'm just going to tell you the short version. Alexander Gustafsson put tips all over that boy. [Jones] doesn't know up from down, left from right. So I really don't see him wanting to get back in there with anybody – definitely not Alexander. I don't even think he wants to get back in there with Glover Teixeira – bless his little heart. But look, I like [Teixeira]. He's a cool cat, but this is what we do. I'm sure he doesn't care. He's willing to mix it up with anybody, too."
On his health status: "Healthy as a bumble bee. I'm ready to get in there and do what I do. But there are weird things going on right now, and I'm not sure there's a lot of guys that are ready to mix it up. I think the matchmakers are waiting for a couple of people, and when those guys become available, I'll get matched up."
On who he's willing to fight: "I will gladly step in and fight Glover, and for the second time, be the No. 1 contender, and hopefully, that will earn me a title shot. But in the meantime, I'll fight anybody. You name them, I'll fight them."