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Marcus Davis
Born August 24, 1973 (1973-08-24) (age 36)
Houlton, Maine
Other names Irish Hand Grenade
The Celtic Warrior
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Style Boxing
Stance Southpaw
Fighting out of Bangor, Maine
Team Team Sityodtong
Boxing record
Total 20
Wins 17
By knockout 12
Losses 1
By knockout 1
Draws 2
MMA record
Total 22
Wins 16
By knockout 5
By submission 8
Losses 6
Draws 0
No contests 0
Other information
Boxing record from Boxrec
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: September 14, 2009
.Marcus Paul Davis (born August 24, 1973 in Houlton, Maine), is an Irish-American mixed martial arts fighter.^ DOB: August 24, 1973 In: Houlton, Maine .
  • Marcus Davis | MMAMemories.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmamemories.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Marcus Davis mixes it up .
  • Marcus Davis - Yahoo! Sports 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC rivals.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ August 1973 , Houlton, Maine, USA more STARmeter: .
  • Marcus Davis (IV) 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

[1] .He currently fights as a welterweight in the UFC and in independent MMA promotions in the United States.^ He currently fights as a welterweight in the UFC and in independent MMA promotions in the United States.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

^ There has been talk of Hardy, now back in California, possibly fighting Matt Serra next, as he attempts to get into the top 10 UFC welterweight rankings.
  • Michael Bisping hails Dan Hardy's self-control against Marcus Davis at UFC 99 - Telegraph 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world.
  • Marcus Davis - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmaforum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2 on Spike TV.^ He was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2 on Spike TV. .
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2005, Marcus was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2.
  • Marcus Davis - The MMA Boards 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.themmaboards.com [Source type: General]

^ The Ultimate Fighter: The Aftermath PG Porn Playmate Show & Tell Food Dude Reggie Warren, Jr Cinemassacre Deadliest Warrior: The Aftermath [ See All SPIKE TV Shows ] .
  • Marcus Davis | SPIKE 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

Contents

Biography

Boxing career

.Marcus began boxing at 14. At the age of 19 Davis began his career with a second round TKO of Luis Guzman in April 1993. He compiled a professional record of 17–1–2 over the next seven years on the New England circuit.^ Davis, fighting mostly on the New England circuit, was 32-2 as an amateur and amassed a 17-1-2 pro boxing record with 12 knockouts.
  • Marcus Davis: Born To Fight 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC dev.ufc.com [Source type: General]

^ Davis by second rnd tko.
  • Marcus Davis Has an Odd Understanding of MMA 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.cagepotato.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I started boxing at age 14.
  • Fighter Detail | Marcus Davis 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.ufc.com [Source type: General]
  • UFC® : Ultimate Fighting Championship® 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC germany.ufc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In his last fight as a boxer, he suffered a TKO loss to 34 year old Ed Bryant which led him to reconsider his future as a successful boxer [2].^ In his last fight as a boxer, he suffered a TKO loss to 34 year old Ed Bryant which led him to reconsider his future as a successful boxer.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ Him at a 131 years old...
  • Marcus Davis Piles on With Ideas to Change MMA Judging - Bloody Elbow 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.bloodyelbow.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The 36-year old former boxer may be nearing the end of his six-year professional MMA career, however.
  • Marcus Davis talks about his UFC 106 loss against Ben Saunders 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

.He then became excited with the challenge of mixed martial arts, much to the bemusement of his peers.^ He then became excited with the challenge of mixed martial arts, much to the bemusement of his peers.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]
  • Marcus Davis - The MMA Boards 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.themmaboards.com [Source type: General]

^ UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world.
  • Marcus Davis - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmaforum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Against Mike Swick (at UFC 85 in London) I was pretty much the UK fighter,” claims Davis, 19-5 in his exciting mixed martial arts career.
  • Marcus Davis: Home sweet home in the UK 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC uk.ufc.com [Source type: General]

He retired from boxing after the TKO loss in October 2000.[3]

Martial arts background

.Prior to boxing, Marcus did martial arts from the age of eight.^ Prior to boxing, Marcus did martial arts from the age of eight.
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

^ Prior to Boxing , Marcus did martial arts from the age of eight.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ I started in the martial arts at age 8.
  • Fighter Detail | Marcus Davis 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.ufc.com [Source type: General]
  • UFC® : Ultimate Fighting Championship® 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC br.ufc.com [Source type: General]

[4] .In 1995, Davis, then based in Massachusetts, started grappling training with Joe Maffei.^ In 1995, Davis, then based in Massachusetts, started grappling training with Joe Maffei .
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ Following the series, Davis strongly considered retirement but recuperated from a shoulder injury picked up against Joe Stevenson and went back to MMA training.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

.In 1997, he moved back to Bangor and opened up an MMA school, while running a bar.^ In 1997, he moved back to Bangor and opened up an MMA school, while running a bar.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ Following the series, Davis strongly considered retirement but recuperated from a shoulder injury picked up against Joe Stevenson and went back to MMA training.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ But he wasn't one to take it easy too long and we ended up back at the 24 hour bar to rewatch the fights on HDnet.

.The doormen took classes at the school, one of whom was Tim Sylvia.^ The doormen took classes at the school, one of whom was Tim Sylvia .
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

.After Tim joined Miletich Fighting Systems in 2000, Marcus quickly followed.^ After Tim joined Miletich Fighting Systems in 2000, Marcus quickly followed.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

^ Alves then rushed Hughes and connected with a flying knee that sent the Miletich Fighting Systems product crumbling to the mat, his left knee awkwardly bending behind him.
  • Marcus Davis - MMA on Tap 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmaontap.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.More recently, he has trained with Mark Dellagrotte and his own team in Bangor, Team Sityodtong.^ More recently, he has trained with Mark Dellagrotte and his own team in Bangor, Team Irish.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ Now I only train in two places, my gyms in Maine and Massachusetts with Mark Mark DellaGrotte.
  • » Blog Archive » Marcus Davis interview 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.aroundtheoctagon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • Texas Longhorns Suspend Marcus Davis Indefinitely | Bleacher Report 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC bleacherreport.com [Source type: General]

[5] .He also frequently visits Jorge Gurgel's main MMA academy in West Chester, Ohio.^ He also frequently visits Jorge Gurgel 's main MMA academy in West Chester, Ohio.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ MMA fighter Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: West Carrollton, Ohio Posts: 2,523 Blog Entries: 7 .
  • Marcus Davis - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmaforum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Mixed martial arts career

.Marcus Davis entered professional MMA on August 22, 2003 with a first round TKO of Shaun Gay.^ Marcus Davis entered professional MMA on August 22, 2003 with a first round TKO of Shaun Gay .
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ He beat Davis by fourth-round TKO, and Davis has not boxed professionally since.
  • Marcus Davis: Born To Fight 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC dev.ufc.com [Source type: General]

^ Marcus Davis entered professional MMA on August 22, 2003 with a first round TKO of Shaun Gay.
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

.Though later describing himself as "one-dimensional", he put together a 3–2 pro MMA record.^ Though later describing himself as "one-dimensional", he put together a 3-2 pro MMA record.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ Funny that even though this was probably one of the lamer shows of the season, I'm still able to put together a 5 minute recap.
  • Metromix on CLTV | Chicagoland's Television 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC weblogs.cltv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As usual on this program, there was just too much Jolt-y goodness to squeeze into one episode, so I put together a director's cut for ya.
  • Metromix on CLTV | Chicagoland's Television 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC weblogs.cltv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In 2005, Marcus was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2.^ After working his way into the UFC, Davis became a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2.
  • Marcus Davis: Born To Fight 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC dev.ufc.com [Source type: General]

^ He was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2 on Spike TV. .
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2005, Marcus was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2 .
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

.Coming in with reputed boxing skills, he picked Joe Stevenson in episode four in what proved to be a mismatch, as Davis was quickly taken down by the eventual winner and submitted.^ Prince breaks down Davis' skills .
  • Marcus Davis - Yahoo! Sports 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC rivals.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Marcus Davis is down to four .
  • Marcus Davis - Yahoo! Sports 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC rivals.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Coming in with reputed Boxing skills, he picked Joe Stevenson in episode four in what proved to be a mismatch, as Davis was quickly taken down by the eventual winner and submitted.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

.He was later brought back in episode 10 to cover for Jason Von Flue, who suffered a cut on his forehead in practice, though Von Flue's cut was healed enough in time to fight.^ He was later brought back in episode 10 to cover for Jason Von Flue , who suffered a cut on his forehead in practice, though Von Flue's cut was healed enough in time to fight.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

^ The news arrives just before game time that the Clippers will be without their leading scorer Chris Kaman, who is suffering from an ailing back.
  • ClipperBlog.com Blog for the Los Angeles NBA Clippers Fans » Marcus Camby 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC clipperblog.com [Source type: General]

^ No- it's time for him to fight someone who has more relevance in the division.
  • Marcus Davis Scores $80,000 in UFC 75 Bonuses, Possibly Fighting in January | MMAjunkie.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC mmajunkie.com [Source type: General]

.Marcus fought on the undercard of the finale, where he lost to Melvin Guillard.^ Davis fought Melvin Guillard at The Ultimate Fighter 2 finale but lost and was cut from his UFC contract.
  • Marcus Davis: Born To Fight 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC dev.ufc.com [Source type: General]

.Following the series, Davis strongly considered retirement but recuperated from a shoulder injury picked up against Joe Stevenson and went back to MMA training.^ Following the series, Davis strongly considered retirement but recuperated from a shoulder injury picked up against Joe Stevenson and went back to MMA training.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ Coming in with reputed Boxing skills, he picked Joe Stevenson in episode four in what proved to be a mismatch, as Davis was quickly taken down by the eventual winner and submitted.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1997, he moved back to Bangor and opened up an MMA school, while running a bar.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

He has subsequently bounced back with 11 wins, including a triumphant return to the UFC at Ortiz vs. Shamrock 3: The Final Chapter. He now considers himself a mixed martial artist and not a boxer fighting in MMA.
.In Davis' fight against Paul Taylor at UFC 75 in London, England[6] he was knocked down by a kick to the neck, but was able to recover, gain a dominant position, and secure an armbar as Taylor desperately scrambled to regain control.^ BK:Your fight with Paul Taylor was quite action packed at UFC 75.
  • 1 ON 1 WITH MARCUS DAVIS - BloodyKnux.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.bloodyknux.com [Source type: General]

^ I feel that Davis should not fight Taylor.
  • Marcus Davis Scores $80,000 in UFC 75 Bonuses, Possibly Fighting in January | MMAjunkie.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC mmajunkie.com [Source type: General]

^ Tune in to Spike TV to watch his fight against Paul Kelly on October 18th in London as he starts his win streak anew.

.Marcus won Fight of the night as well as submission of the night for that fight.^ Marcus won Fight of the Night as well as Submission of the Night for that fight.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ Marcus Davis explaining why he thinks he won the fight against Dan Hardy yesterday at UFC 99.
  • Marcus Davis | MMA Convert 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmaconvert.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mike Swick - Marcus has beaten his last few opponents in the first round by either KO or submission, where as Mike's fights have gone to judge's decision.
  • MMA Hot Stuff: Marcus Davis 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmahotstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.For earning the submission and fight of the night awards, he was awarded $80,000 in bonuses.^ For earning the submission and fight of the night awards, he was awarded $80,000 in bonuses.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ The bout shared Fight of the Night honors with the Coleman/Rua co-main event, earning Davis a $40,000 bonus.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ I'm a little surprised that the fight got "Fight of the Night," as they usually award that to multi-round wars.
  • Marcus Davis Scores $80,000 in UFC 75 Bonuses, Possibly Fighting in January | MMAjunkie.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC mmajunkie.com [Source type: General]

.His next fight was a KO win against Jess Liaudin at UFC 80 in Newcastle, England.^ His next fight was a KO win against Jess Liaudin at UFC 80 in Newcastle, England.
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

^ Davis comes off a one-minute knockout of Jess Liaudin in Newcastle, making four stoppages and 11 wins in a row.
  • Marcus Davis | 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fighters.com [Source type: General]

^ Tune in to Spike TV to watch his fight against Paul Kelly on October 18th in London as he starts his win streak anew.

.Marcus Davis lost against Mike Swick at UFC 85 by unanimous decision, ending his six fight undefeated streak in the octagon and eleven fight winning streak in MMA. He got back to winning ways with a submission victory over England's Paul Kelly at UFC 89.^ Kelly was victorious in his UFC debut back in January, winning an exciting unanimous decision over fellow England native Paul Taylor.
  • Marcus Davis - MMA on Tap 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmaontap.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ According to Marcus Davis , he will be fighting at UFC 113 against Jonathan Goulet.
  • Marcus Davis News - Topix 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

^ Davis will win this fight.
  • Marcus Davis vs Chris Lytle - UFC 93 - MMAWeekly.com Sound Off Forums 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC forums.mmaweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Davis' fought Chris Lytle at UFC 93 on January 17, 2009. Both fighters are former boxers and had discussed a potential fight in their futures since early 2008.[7] Lytle called out Davis at UFC 89.^ "Chris Lytle and I want to fight each other," Davis said at the time.
  • Marcus Davis vs Chris Lytle - UFC 93 [Archive] - MMAWeekly.com Sound Off Forums 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC forums.mmaweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Marcus Davis vs Chris Lytle - UFC 93 - MMAWeekly.com Sound Off Forums 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC forums.mmaweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Marcus Davis vs. Chris Lytle on tap for UFC 93 | MMAjunkie.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC mmajunkie.com [Source type: General]

^ Report: Davis-Lytle Set for UFC 93 .
  • Marcus Davis - MMA on Tap 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmaontap.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Davis taking the fight but i will be rooting for Lytle.
  • Marcus Davis vs Chris Lytle - UFC 93 [Archive] - MMAWeekly.com Sound Off Forums 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC forums.mmaweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Marcus Davis vs Chris Lytle - UFC 93 - MMAWeekly.com Sound Off Forums 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC forums.mmaweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He suggested that the fight take place in Ireland, where Davis had gained a substantial following due to his emphasis on his Irish roots.^ Davis taking the fight but i will be rooting for Lytle.
  • Marcus Davis vs Chris Lytle - UFC 93 [Archive] - MMAWeekly.com Sound Off Forums 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC forums.mmaweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He suggested that the fight take place in Ireland, where Davis had garned a substantial following due to his emphasis on his Irish roots.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

^ Marcus Paul Davis (born August 24, 1973), nicknamed "The Irish Hand Grenade" (and "The Celtic Warrior" while fighting in Northern Ireland), is an American mixed martial arts fighter.
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

.Leading up to the event, both fighters promised to stand and trade blows for the entire fight, rather than engage in grappling.^ Leading up to the event, both fighters promised to stand and trade blows for the entire fight, rather than engage in grappling.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

^ He's been loving the entire fight scene leading up to tonight.

^ Both fighters are former boxers and had discussed a potential fight in their futures since early 2008.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

.Lytle managed to stun Davis several times, but Davis used superior footwork, counter-punching, and kicks to win a split decision.^ Lytle managed to stun Davis several times, but Davis used superior footwork, counterpunching, and kicks to win a split decision.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ Davis: No, actually, I was a severe alcoholic when I was a boxer and when I first started MMA. I was drinking all the time.
  • 14 Questions for Marcus Davis 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.sherdog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Chris Lytle and I want to fight each other," Davis said at the time.
  • Marcus Davis vs Chris Lytle - UFC 93 [Archive] - MMAWeekly.com Sound Off Forums 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC forums.mmaweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Marcus Davis vs. Chris Lytle on tap for UFC 93 | MMAjunkie.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC mmajunkie.com [Source type: General]

[8] .The bout shared Fight of the Night honors with the Coleman/Rua co-main event, earning Davis a $40,000 bonus.^ The main event of the night might have been the best fight of the night too.
  • MMA Hot Stuff: Marcus Davis 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmahotstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Although Davis rebounded to defeat his English opponent with an armbar submission, Taylor also earned a $40,000 "Fight of the Night" bonus.
  • Marcus Davis Scores $80,000 in UFC 75 Bonuses, Possibly Fighting in January | MMAjunkie.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC mmajunkie.com [Source type: General]

^ I would like to see Davis in the co-main event of a fight card against a guy liked Paryisian, KOS, or the winner of winner/loser of Sanchez vs. Fitch.
  • Marcus Davis Scores $80,000 in UFC 75 Bonuses, Possibly Fighting in January | MMAjunkie.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC mmajunkie.com [Source type: General]

[9]
.Davis fought on June 13, 2009 against Dan Hardy.^ Davis fought on June 13, 2009 against Dan Hardy .
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ Davis added, “I respect Dan Hardy as a fighter, because he can fight, but I did not respect him as a person because he has shown me no respect as a person.” .
  • Inside Fights | UFC 99: Marcus Davis vs. Dan Hardy boils over 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC insidefights.com [Source type: General]

^ Marcus Davis explaining why he thinks he won the fight against Dan Hardy yesterday at UFC 99.
  • Marcus Davis | MMA Convert 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmaconvert.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The fight began getting personal when Davis started fighting in the UK against English fighters defeating them all in spectacular fashion.^ The fight began getting personal when Davis started fighting in the UK against English fighters defeating them all in spectacular fashion.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ Tune in to Spike TV to watch his fight against Paul Kelly on October 18th in London as he starts his win streak anew.

^ Davis: No, actually, I was a severe alcoholic when I was a boxer and when I first started MMA. I was drinking all the time.
  • 14 Questions for Marcus Davis 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.sherdog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Hardy stated it was his home and he did not want Davis in it, building a fan base.^ In a nutshell: Davis accused Hardy of encouraging fans to post Photoshopped pictures of Davis, the majority of which were … how do you put it?
  • Marcus Davis vs. Dan Hardy bad blood boils over during UFC99 conference call - MMA Mania 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmamania.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I don't know if Davis feels stronger ties to his home state than his old school.
  • Stephen Davis plays along with Marcus Lattimore's hat trick | Scarblog - al.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC blog.al.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They did have an extremely active role throughout the process, and they had very ambitious goals for the environmental sustainability of the building," said Davis.

Hardy later started insulting Davis calling him a fake Irishman and saying his website looked like a St. Patrick's day parade had blown up.[10][11] .Then on Cagewarriors.com, Hardy posted photos of Davis which resulted in many being edited in "humorous" fashions by forum users.^ Then on Cagewarriors.com, Hardy posted pictures of Davis asking them to be photoshopped, resulting in many edited in a 'humourous' fashions.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ In a nutshell: Davis accused Hardy of encouraging fans to post Photoshopped pictures of Davis, the majority of which were … how do you put it?
  • Marcus Davis vs. Dan Hardy bad blood boils over during UFC99 conference call - MMA Mania 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmamania.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Posted backpage.com Aug INDUSTRIES pistols gun firing t to determine a Davis etc..

.Some of these edits included homosexual imagery, which touched a nerve with Davis and increased the ill-feeling between the two.^ "My legs instantly went to sleep, and I got these real tingly feelings as I hit the mat," Davis said.
  • Marcus Davis Scores $80,000 in UFC 75 Bonuses, Possibly Fighting in January | MMAjunkie.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC mmajunkie.com [Source type: General]

^ The first 90 seconds of this fight went by without a hit but as soon as the feeling out period was over these two warriors went to battle.
  • MMA Hot Stuff: Marcus Davis 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmahotstuff.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Dan Hardy won the fight via a narrow split decision after a 3 round battle.^ Dan Hardy won the fight via a narrow split decision after a 3 round battle.
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ After the fight, Davis expressed his anger at the decision, stating "I won the fight, I won 12 minutes of the fight and they gave it to him?
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ This doesn’t entirely apply to this fight however because Hardy landed more than that, but I’m talking about the structure of judging in a round.
  • Marcus Davis Piles on With Ideas to Change MMA Judging - Bloody Elbow 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.bloodyelbow.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.After the fight, Davis expressed his anger at the decision, stating "I won the fight.^ After the fight, Davis expressed his anger at the decision, stating "I won the fight, I won 12 minutes of the fight and they gave it to him?
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ UFC veteran Davis suffered his first loss in twelve fights last month in London, a unanimous decision that went to “Quick” Mike Swick (12-2).
  • Marcus Davis | 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fighters.com [Source type: General]

^ Marcus Davis explaining why he thinks he won the fight against Dan Hardy yesterday at UFC 99.
  • Marcus Davis | MMA Convert 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmaconvert.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.I won 12 minutes of the fight and they gave it to him?^ After the fight, Davis expressed his anger at the decision, stating "I won the fight, I won 12 minutes of the fight and they gave it to him?
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ They didn’t allow us to come out until we gave them a sample … I weigh 7 pounds heavier than I usually do, I drank 10 to 12 waters.” .

^ I also scored more takedowns, more submission attempts and outpowered him the whole fight…He came into my dressing room to talk after and I said I won.
  • Marcus Davis | MMA Convert 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmaconvert.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.You bet I want a rematch, right away."^ You bet I want a rematch, right away."
  • Marcus Davis - FightWiki 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmalinker.com [Source type: General]

^ But you’re right, he plays hard when he wants to.
  • Polling GSoM: Baron Davis for Corey Maggette and Marcus Williams - Golden State Of Mind 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.goldenstateofmind.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Davis suffered his first knock out loss by Ben Saunders on November 21, 2009 at UFC 106.^ AM Davis knocks him out.
  • Marcus Davis vs Chris Lytle - UFC 93 [Archive] - MMAWeekly.com Sound Off Forums 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC forums.mmaweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Read More: ben saunders , marcus davis , ufc 106 , ufc welterweight , ufc .
  • Marcus Davis vs Ben Saunders set for UFC 106 on Nov.21 - MMA Mania 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmamania.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ November 21, 2009 .
  • Breno Giacomini News - NFL Draft - ESPNDB 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC espndb.go.com [Source type: General]

[12] .This knockout loss resulting in Davis receiving a medical suspension of up to six months because of a broken nose.^ Sports) Marcus Davis vs. Jonathan Goulet in the works for UFC 113 in Montreal UFC 106 medical suspensions: Griffin, Cane, Davis and Dent suspended up to six months MMAjunkie.com Radio: WEC champ Brian Bowles and UFC 106's Marcus Davis (in studio) Spike TV airs two UFC 106 prelimary fights commercial-free on Nov.
  • Marcus Davis Scores $80,000 in UFC 75 Bonuses, Possibly Fighting in January | MMAjunkie.com 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC mmajunkie.com [Source type: General]

^ UFC veteran Davis suffered his first loss in twelve fights last month in London, a unanimous decision that went to “Quick” Mike Swick (12-2).
  • Marcus Davis | 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fighters.com [Source type: General]

^ Davis looked ok beating up cans but a step up in competition, even Hardy, gives him a loss.
  • Marcus Davis vs Ben Saunders set for UFC 106 on Nov.21 - MMA Mania 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmamania.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[13]
.Davis is currently being targetted for a fight with Jonathan Goulet at UFC 113.^ According to Marcus Davis , he will be fighting at UFC 113 against Jonathan Goulet.
  • Marcus Davis News - Topix 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

^ UFC 113: Marcus Davis vs Jonathan Goulet on tap for May 1 .
  • Marcus Davis vs Ben Saunders set for UFC 106 on Nov.21 - MMA Mania 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.mmamania.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Recruiting Spotlight: Marcus Davis - Burnt Orange Nation 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.burntorangenation.com [Source type: General]

^ Marcus Davis to face Jonathan Goulet at UFC 113 .
  • Marcus Davis "The Irish Hand Grenade" - MMA Fighter 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fiveknuckles.com [Source type: General]

.Bout agreements have not yet been signed.^ MMA Fighting has learned that bout agreements have not been signed, but both camps ...
  • Marcus Davis Posts -- FanHouse 3 February 2010 17:18 UTC www.fanhouse.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Other media

Davis appeared on Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's weekly television program Impact! and at the Lockdown pay-per-view event in April 2008 as Samoa Joe's personal trainer for his TNA World Heavyweight Championship match against Kurt Angle.[15] He also presented the winner of the match with the TNA Championship.[16]

Personal life

Marcus is twice married and twice divorced. He has four children, Monica, Alexis, Emma, and Duncan.[17] .His family comes from Waterford, Ireland.^ Don't mean to be picky here but Davis has said before his family are from Waterford which is southern Ireland...

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Mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 16–6 United States Ben Saunders KO (Knee) UFC 106: Ortiz vs. Griffin 2 02009-11-21 November 21, 2009 1 3:24 United States Las Vegas, Nevada, US
Loss 16–5 England Dan Hardy Decision (Split) UFC 99: The Comeback 02009-06-13 June 13, 2009 3 5:00 Germany Cologne, Germany
Win 16–4 United States Chris Lytle Decision (Split) UFC 93: Franklin vs Henderson 02009-01-17 January 17, 2009 3 5:00 Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland Won Fight of the Night Honors
Win 15–4 England Paul Kelly Submission (Guillotine Choke) UFC 89: Bisping vs Leben 02008-10-18 October 18, 2008 2 2:16 United Kingdom Birmingham, England, UK
Loss 14–4 United States Mike Swick Decision (Unanimous) UFC 85: Bedlam 02008-06-07 June 7, 2008 3 5:00 United Kingdom London, England, UK
Win 14–3 France Jess Liaudin KO (Punch) UFC 80: Rapid Fire 02008-01-19 January 19, 2008 1 1:04 United Kingdom Newcastle, England, UK
Win 13–3 England Paul Taylor Submission (Armbar) UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion 02007-09-08 September 8, 2007 1 4:14 United Kingdom London, England, UK Won Fight of the Night and
Submission of the Night Honors
Win 12–3 England Jason Tan KO (Punch) UFC 72: Victory 02007-06-16 June 16, 2007 1 1:15 United Kingdom Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK Won Knock Out of the Night Honors
Win 11–3 United States Pete Spratt Submission (Achilles Lock) UFC 69: Shootout 02007-04-07 April 7, 2007 2 2:57 United States Houston, Texas, United States
Win 10–3 United States Shonie Carter Decision (Unanimous) UFC Fight Night 7 02006-12-13 December 13, 2006 3 5:00 United States San Diego, California, United States
Win 9–3 United States Forrest Petz Submission (Guillotine choke) Ortiz vs. Shamrock 3: The Final Chapter 02006-10-10 October 10, 2006 1 4:58 United States Hollywood, Florida, United States
Win 8–3 United States Mike Vaunghn Submission (Armbar) Wild Bill's – Fight Night 4 02006-09-08 September 8, 2006 1 4:14 United States Georgia, United States
Win 7–3 United States Jason Hathaway TKO Wild Bill's – Fight Night 3 02006-07-14 July 14, 2006 1 United States Georgia, United States
Win 6–3 United States Doug Gordon Decision (Unanimous) CFFC 1 – Cage Fury Fighting Championships 1 02006-06-30 June 30, 2006 3 5:00 United States New Jersey, United States
Win 5–3 United States Craig Gunder Submission (Guillotine Choke) CZ 16 – In the Cage 2 02006-05-13 May 13, 2006 1 United States New Hampshire, United States
Win 4–3 United States Andy Normington Submission (Neck Crank) CZ 14 – In the Cage 02006-04-08 April 8, 2006 1 1:41 United States New Hampshire, United States
Loss 3–3 United States Melvin Guillard TKO (Cut) The Ultimate Fighter 2 Finale 02005-11-05 November 5, 2005 2 2:55 United States Nevada, United States
Win 3–2 Kazakhstan Renat Myzabekov Technical Submission (Armbar) CZ 10 – Ground War 02005-04-02 April 2, 2005 1 1:19 United States Massachusetts, United States
Win 2–2 United States Shawn Gay Sr TKO CZ 7 – Gravel Pit 02004-07-10 July 10, 2004 1 1:33 United States Massachusetts, United States
Loss 1–2 United States Nuri Shakir Submission (Rear Naked Choke) MMA – Eruption 02004-04-30 April 30, 2004 3 2:38 United States Massachusetts, United States
Loss 1–1 Brazil Thiago Alves Decision (Split) HFC 2 – Hardcore Fighting Championships 2 02003-10-18 October 18, 2003 3 5:00 United States Massachusetts, United States
Win 1–0 United States Shawn Gay TKO ISCF – Friday Night Fights 02003-08-22 August 22, 2003 1 2:09 United States Georgia, United States

References

  1. ^ a b Dan Hardy's UFC clash with Marcus Davis set to produce fireworks
  2. ^ Feature on Yahoo Sports
  3. ^ Interview with UFC.com - October 7, 2006 Retrieved October 19, 2006
  4. ^ Interview with MMAWeekly.com from October 4, 2005 Retrieved October 19, 2006
  5. ^ Interview with WrestlingObserver.com from September 13, 2005 Retrieved October 19, 2006
  6. ^ "Welterweights Added to UFC 75". Nokaut. July 26, 2007. http://www.nokaut.com/?id=12&solo_news=965&lang=e&cur=eur. Retrieved 2007-07-26.  
  7. ^ Marcus Davis vs Chris Lytle on tap for UFC 93, MMAJunkie.com (2008-11-03)]
  8. ^ Henderson Edges Franklin with Split Decision, Sherdog.com (2009-01-18)
  9. ^ UFC 93 Notebook: Judging Judges Sherdog.com (2009-01-19)
  10. ^ "Hardy's digs getting under Davis' skin". ESPN. 2009-06-09. http://sports.espn.go.com/extra/mma/news/story?id=4245955. Retrieved 2009-06-10.  
  11. ^ http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/mma/Marcus+Davis+Hardy+battle+national+pride/1690427/story.html
  12. ^ "Welterweights Marcus Davis and Ben Saunders agree to UFC 106 contest in Las Vegas". MMAjunkie.com. 2009-09-08. http://mmajunkie.com/news/16120/welterweights-marcus-davis-and-ben-saunders-agree-to-ufc-106-contest-in-las-vegas.mma. Retrieved 2009-09-08.  
  13. ^ http://mmajunkie.com/news/16972/ufc-106-medical-suspensions-griffin-cane-davis-and-dent-suspended-up-to-six-months.mma
  14. ^ http://mmajunkie.com/news/17499/marcus-davis-vs-jonathan-goulet-in-the-works-for-ufc-113-in-montreal.mma
  15. ^ Keller, Wade (2008-03-27). "Keller's TNA Impact live report 3/27:first-ever live edition with Sting's return, Kong match, Angle MMA demo, more". PWTorch.com. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/TV_Reports_9/article_25042.shtml. Retrieved 2008-07-08.  
  16. ^ Caldwell, James (2008-04-13). "Caldwell's TNA Lockdown PPV report 4/13:Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of Joe vs. Angle PPV". PWTorch.com. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/PPV_Reports_5/article_25284.shtml. Retrieved 2008-07-09.  
  17. ^ marcus Davis Biofile

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Marcus Paul Davis (born August 24, 1973), nicknamed "The Irish Hand Grenade" (and "The Celtic Warrior" when fighting in Ireland), is an American mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. He fights as a welterweight in the UFC and in independent MMA promotions in the United States. He was a contestant on the Ultimate Fighter 2 on Spike TV.

Marcus David went pro in MMA on August 22, 2003 with a first round TKO of Shaun Gay. In 2005, Marcus was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 2. Coming in with his boxing skills.

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