Sports

Phil Davis Made a Statement vs. Wagner Prado at UFC 153

| by

Phil Davis knows what it feels like to suffer your first career loss inside the Octagon. Saturday night, Davis let Wagner Prado experience that feeling, submitting the Brazilian in the second round at UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar.

After nearly securing a finish, Davis locked in an anaconda choke and earned the quick tap from Prado. "Mr. Wonderful" and Prado fought earlier this year, with the bout ending in a no-contest due to an eye poke by Davis.

Popular Video

People were so furious about this Pepsi ad that Pepsi pulled it after just one day. Watch it here and decide if it's offensive:

Davis (10-1) lost for the first time to former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans back in January. He said the anaconda choke is one of his "high percentage moves," as it also earned him a submission win over fellow contender Alexander Gustafsson.

Prado is now 8-1 in his career.

Popular Video

People were so furious about this Pepsi ad that Pepsi pulled it after just one day. Watch it here and decide if it's offensive:

In his UFC career, Davis now owns wins over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Tim Boetsch, Brian Stann and Gustafsson.

Related Content

Get more great MMA news and analysis over at Fightline.