Getting To Know… Michael Davis

(photo: Rob Trudeau)

(photo: Rob Trudeau)

Name: Michael Davis

Height: 5’8

Walking Around Weight: Sensitive Subject c’mon, don’t judge me!

MMA Competition Weight Class: 125lbs

Date of Birth: February 3, 1987

City Born In: Prince George, British Colombia

City Currently Residing In: Red Deer, Alberta

First Job: Helper in a Greek Restaurant, boss also introduced me to Pride FC!

Current Job: Landscaper

First Car: Dodge Avenger

Current Car: Toyota work truck, could have asked for my ride in GTA much nicer -_-

Favorite Movie: Super Troopers, Anchorman, STAR WARS!

Favorite TV Show: Spartacus, Always Sunny in Philadelphia, GAME OF THRONES!

Favorite Book: Game of Thrones and Ex-Heroes

Favorite Band/Singer: B.O.B, Against Me, Cousin’s band Head Of The Heard, check them out;)

Nickname, and how you got it: Think a few posters on Topmmanews threw out names like Dick, douchebag, overrated but not sure yet. Waiting for one to just land still. Can’t give own nickname…..that’s lame guys!

MMA Team/Camp: Arashi-Do Red Deer also travel a lot to Champions Creed because they are awesome

MMA Titles Held: Unified MMA Flyweight champion

Belts attained in other combat sports: 3x Series Grappling Championship winner, Blue Belt in BJJ with 1 piece of hockey tape slapped on that bad boy. Green Belt in Sikiran…..NINJA!

Favorite UFC Fighter: Jordan Mein, Nick Ring, Nick Diaz…209!!! Cowboy, Wanderlei, Cruz, Swanson, Cain, Shogun, Luke Harris

MMA Inspirations/Mentor/Idol: Evan Tanner, Mike Froese, Dustin Graber, Machan brothers

First Martial Arts Memory: Brother & I doing Judo, thought I was hot S*** then an older girl whooped me and made me cry lol

Photo: Rob Trudeau

Photo: Rob Trudeau

First MMA Memory: Cam Yallits’ fist and knees in my face at HeatXC 1 for 3 very very long rounds.  Damn that guy & his awesome haircuts. Thanks to Troy Sorensen & the Edson guys for hooking me on this addiction.

Greatest MMA Moment to Date: Beating Corey Lautischer in front of all my friends & family, also when my brother won an absolute war over Eric Wilson.

Funniest MMA Fighter that You Know: Josh Machan followed by Tag Team Partners Ginger With Intent to Injure and Chapman, but those two are lame when solo!

Toughest MMA Competitors Encountered: Eric Wilson, also just a great guy

Most Memorable Finish: Rear Naked Chokes over Lauticher & Banin

Cage or Ring: Cage

Embarrassing MMA Memory: PureFC picking wrong song which did not suit me at all! “go to sleep” does
not suit this guy at all.

Funny MMA Memory: Aside from daily training my second fight with Knapp my brother & him just
cracked me up.

Favorite MMA Move (finish/strike): Leg Punch..ya seriously ask anyone in gym lol

Favorite Sport Outside of MMA: FOOTBALL GO RAVENS!!!!!!!!!!!!

Favorite Food: Tacos :)

Relationship Status: Alone & Lurking

Twitter Account: @Mike_Davis125

Facebook Account/Fan Page:


Comments: Thanks everyone for support throughout this crazy adventure because as the poet Tim Sylvia said “half of this game is 90% mental” so the support helps;) Thanks to my sponsors Belfor Property Restoration, Nixon Oilfield Services, RJAY Fight Gear, Five Star Clothing, RevGear, Swole Sports Nutrition, Central Alberta Adjusters, G-Force Signs & Graphics, State Of Art Laser & Tattoo Removal, Dark Days Tattoo Studio, Damen Fraser, Tony & Shauna Araneda, Kamakazi Punishment, and Chuck Wichert.

15 Responses to “ Getting To Know… Michael Davis ”

  1. Louden Swain says:

    i like these “getting to know” articles. I’d like to see more.

    “half of this game is 90% mental” is actually a yogi berra quote i believe.

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  2. cowboy belts says:

    Good article…

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  3. FightFan says:

    Funny article, cracked me up a few times seems like kid has some personality to him. When met him seemed so quite great read can’t wait for more of these style of articles to get to know local athletes.

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  4. Sagat says:

    Mike Davis is a really good kid. Really humble and kind kid.

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  5. Tigerclaw says:

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  6. We have a bunch more of these articles that we will be putting up once a week.

    If you have any suggestions for fighters you would like to see, email us:

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  7. Not only does Mike have a great record, he is a great guy. The only time I have met him was at UFC 149 in Calgary. Best thing about Mike is his love of combat sports. Some fighters don’t watch a lot of MMA, Mike watches absolutely everything.

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  8. Robin Black says:

    I had a couple beers with Mike after AFC in Calgary. He is an awesome guy. Supercool dude.

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  9. Sagat says:

    Curtis Brigham! Now thats a story I would love to read.

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  10. Andrew says:

    Would be cool to just get all the Canadian vets and up and comers to fill one of these out and just keep popping them out

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  11. Just Sayin says:

    Definitely would like to see one of these on Hudson.
    I’ve only seen him fight.

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  12. Just Sayin says:

    Would love to see one on Gordan as well.
    Actually one on all the top 10 guys would be cool. If not already done.

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  13. One on Craig Hudson/War Dog is ‘in the bank’. Look for it pre-Bellator.

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  15. Armlocks4u says:

    How about a story on chad freeman!!! 2 time Canadian lightweight champ! Holds titles in kotc as well as Fivestar fightleague ! Hell of a fighter. One I the most under rated fighterers in Canada in my opinion

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