As reported by MMA Combating, MMA veteran Marcus Davis is about to return to the cage on the age of 46 when he faces Nick Alley at Premier FC 31.
The bout is about to happen on October three at welterweight, and it’ll function the primary skilled combined martial arts battle for Davis since he misplaced to Ryan Sanders by way of TKO again in February 2014. Davis is finest identified for his stint within the Final Combating Championship, competing on The Final Fighter’s second season earlier than compiling a 9-6 document within the promotion.
His return will happen in Springfield, Massachusetts, as “The Irish Hand Grenade” makes an attempt to safe his first win since a unanimous resolution victory over Darrius Heyliger at NEF: Battle Night time 7 in Could 2013.
Davis has gone face to face with among the most tenured names in UFC historical past, and in reality, his time with the promotion got here to an finish off the again of consecutive losses to Jeremy Stephens and Nate Diaz.
One other man that he took on was Dan Hardy, and all these years later, the UFC commentator is considering a return to the Octagon himself. Hardy lately spoke about who he needs to battle when he does come again and, paradoxically sufficient, he had the dialog throughout an look on Mike Swick’s podcast – who has additionally fought Marcus Davis.
“I believe Cowboy can be a terrific matchup for me. He’s a veteran,” Hardy advised Swick.
“The truth is he’s on the finish of his profession. That’s 4 losses in a row. I’ve been there myself. And I’m not saying that he can’t flip it round and decide up a few wins and stuff. However he’s far sufficient away from a title shot now to simply form of decide and select and have enjoyable fights that make sense to him. And I believe I make sense, I believe it’d be a enjoyable battle,” Hardy continued.
“He’s had a whole lot of fights for the reason that final time I’ve fought, he’s obtained a whole lot of expertise, he’s additionally taken a whole lot of put on and tear. I really feel like I do know his recreation very nicely as a result of I’ve watched his fights again and again. I simply suppose it’d be a enjoyable one. Perhaps (the) loser leaves city. Perhaps we’d battle for pink slips. Loser retires.”
How do you suppose Marcus Davis will look in his return to motion?