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Marcus Davis To Lightweight, Possibly Retirement Soon

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After seven years at welterweight, Marcus Davis will drop to the lightweight division for his next UFC appearance. Davis today said he made the decision after the realization that his frame is better suited for 155 pounds. And with retirement a serious consideration at this point in his career, Davis plans to remain in the new weight class until he calls it quits on a once-unlikely MMA career. "I'm going to finish out my career at 155 and try to entertain some people along the way before my old ass retires," he said. "I like the opportunities that present themselves." He's 9-5 career in UFC and has 2 fights left on his current deal, after which he'll decide what to do. "I've got to win two fights. If I make 155, and I win two fights, and I feel like the new Marcus Davis, then we sit down and sign a new contract. But I will say this: I will not be 40 years old and fighting. I just can't."

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Post #1   10/26/10 7:17:44PM   

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I would love to see Davis make a run in the 155 diision

Post #2   10/26/10 8:40:13PM   

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davis in a paul taylor rematch, spencer fisher, sam stout, or dennis siver

Post #3   10/26/10 8:53:59PM   

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Win or lose I enjoy davis fights
How bout davis vs jeremy stephens or stout

Post #4   10/26/10 9:59:37PM   

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if he can make the weight healthy then very good choice

Post #5   10/26/10 10:16:02PM   

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He said he was going to retire after the 2nd season of TUF too....

Post #6   10/26/10 10:22:19PM   

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He's got a lot of muscle though, so idk.

Post #7   10/27/10 12:03:54AM   

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He used to be a favorite of mine, but then the losses started piling up.

He's past due for a change of scenery.

Post #8   10/27/10 12:06:36PM   

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He almost always puts on an exciting fight, and there will be lots at LW assuming the weight cut doesn't ruin him.

Post #9   10/27/10 4:07:06PM   

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I predict that he won't do very well at LW. He doesn't have the speed to match up and he most certainly doesn't have the wrestling. Unless he's an absolute power house at LW he's in for retiremen

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It is a bit odd that someone that is talking about retiring soon also talking about moving down a weight class usually it's the other way, when I get older I'll prolly move up a weight class.

Post #11   10/27/10 4:18:19PM