Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Phil Davis has won major titles in both wrestling and MMA but thinks one achievement holds more weight than the other. Davis (21-5 MMA, 8-2 BMMA), a four-time NCAA Division I All-American from Penn State University, reached the pinnacle of college wrestling when he captured a national title in 2008. Davis has successfully parlayed his wrestling skills into victories in the cage as he won the Bellator light heavyweight title in 2016. But if he had to compare the two, Davis, just like Olympic gold medalist and UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo, thinks winning a title in wrestling is the ultimate career highlight. Related Henry Cejudo's manager doesn't expect UFC retirement to hold for very long Phil Davis wants opportunity to avenge losses to Vadim Nemkov and Ryan Bader “Honestly I think the NCAA title is probably the top of the top there,” Davis told MMA Junkie. “Don’t get me wrong: Winning a world title in mixed martial arts is outstanding, but there’s something about wrestling

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Bellator’s Phil Davis agrees with Henry Cejudo, says NCAA wrestling title tops MMA success – MMA Junkie

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