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Phil Davis to fight Wagner Prado

Updated: June 28, 2012, 6:13 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Light heavyweight contender Phil Davis will face Wagner Prado on Aug. 4 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com on Thursday.

Davis will appear inside the Octagon for the first time since Jan. 28, when he lost a unanimous decision to former 205-pound champion Rashad Evans. It was Davis' first pro loss.

Ranked seventh among light heavyweights by ESPN.com, Davis (9-1) was originally scheduled to meet Chad Griggs at the UFC on Fox event, but ...

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