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Bantamweight Division

Not Fighting

"Killer B"

Brandon Davis

Bantamweight Division

14-10-0 (W-L-D)

4

Victorias por nocaut

4

Gana por Sumisión

4

Primeros acabados redondos

Brandon Davis

Récord del Atleta

Info

Learn more about Brandon Davis' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Not Fighting
Ciudad natal
Atlanta, United States
Estilo de lucha
Muay Thai
Años
33
Alto
70.00
Peso
136.00
Debut del octágono
Aug. 1, 2017
Alcance
72.00
Alcance de la pierna
39.00
  • Pro since 2014

     
  • Had 5-3 amateur record

     
  • Four wins by KO, four by submission (Guillotine, 2 RNC, undisclosed choke)

     
  • Four first-round finishes

     
  • Had four-fight win streak between most recent UFC appearances (2020-21)

     
  • Has won four of his last six

     
  • Origin of nickname: “I got this nickname from training under Israel Gomes and the American Killer Bees. And everyone calls me B anyway.”

UFC Fight Night (10/15/22) Davis lost a three round split decision to Mana Martinez

UFC Fight Night (10/16/21) Davis was stopped by Danaa Batgerel via strikes at 2:01 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (9/28/19) Davis lost a three round split decision to Giga Chikadze

UFC 241 (8/17/19) Davis lost a three round split decision to Kyung Ho Kang

UFC 236 (4/13/19) Davis submitted Randy Costa via rear naked choke at 1:12 of the second round

UFC 228 (9/8/18) Davis was submitted by Zabit Magomedsharipov via kneebar at 3:46 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (5/19/18) Davis lost a three round unanimous decision to Enrique Barzola

UFC Fight Night (2/18/18) Davis won a three round unanimous decision over Steven Peterson

UFC 220 (1/20/18) Davis lost a three round unanimous decision to Kyle Bochniak

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 1 

Week Four (8/1/17) Davis won a three round unanimous decision over Austin Arnett

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at age 20 while at Mississippi State University. I started because after finishing football, I didn’t want to just go home and lift weights and do nothing

else. I love to compete. I found a jiu-jitsu club at MSU and that’s where it all began.



What ranks and titles have you held? Three-stripe purple belt in jiu-jitsu and a brown belt in Muay Thai under Alan Belcher and Roufusport



Do you have any heroes? My grandpa was always my favorite person and hero. He taught me what it was like to be a man and how to be tough. He passed away from cancer in 2011.



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It has been a dream on mine ever since I began fighting in 2010. I work with and coach people that are in the UFC and have seen more than a few of the fighters train and compete and I know that I am more than capable of competing with and beating them. I want fighting to be my life. I work at the gym now, but I want to be able to support myself off the money I make while showing the world how great I know I can be. Fighting on the local circuits, teaching classes and coaching pays the bills, but I want to do something that my son can be proud of as he grows up.



Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I earned my Athletic Training degree (Associates) from Itawamba Community College in MS. I also went to Mississippi State University, where I was earning my degree in Biological Sciences, but came up four classes short due to money.



What was your job before you started fighting? My first job was with Abercrombie & Fitch as a model (front of the store). I was a personal trainer at the gym at Itawamba Community College. I worked landscaping for five years while lifting weights at 3:30 in the morning and having to be at work at 5am until 4:30pm and then going straight to the gym until 9 to train every day. My last job before starting at Alan Belcher MMA Club was as a regional manager for a pulmonary company for two years.



Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? V3 lightweight champion, SFC lightweight champion



Favorite grappling technique: Calf slicer



Favorite Striking technique: Spinning back kick