Phil Davis Set to Face Forrest Griffin at UFC 155 in Las Vegas, Nevada

A light heavyweight bout between Phil Davis and former champion, Forrest Griffin has been revealed for UFC 155 in Las Vegas, NV on December 29th, 2012. The UFC revealed the news earlier today, Davis steps in for Chael Sonnen who will coach TUF 17 opposite Jon Jones before challenging for the title in April 2013.

Davis got back to his winning ways with a second round submission win over Brazilian knockout artist, Wagner Prado. Prior to that he was defeated by former champion, Rashad Evans at UFC on FOX 2 before fighting to a no-contest with Prado.

Griffin has won three of his last four fights inside the octagon with victories over Tito Ortiz twice and Rich Franklin. The only loss during this period is to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 134.

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