UFC Quick Quote: Phil Davis won't dive headfirst into a Jon Jones title fight

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"I don't really think so much about fighting guys until I'm scheduled to fight them. Right now, I'm thinking about Little Nogueira and after I fight Little Nogueira then I'll see who I'm scheduled to fight next. That's really how I take it ... There's no reason to assume you are going to fight someone. You know, it kind of starts that feeling of awkwardness, if you do, when you see that person. I just fight whoever I have to fight. That's it. It's good that they are looking at me. I appreciate that. That's great. I mean, one day I would love to fight for the belt. I just need to get there."

Screeeeeech! Phil Davis slams on the brakes when asked about challenging newly-crowned UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones for the division title. "Mr. Wonderful," who has just four UFC appearances to his credit, tells the MMA Hour he wants to first establish himself as a major player in the promotion's crowded 205-pound weight class before talking about a run for the belt. While most fans have been rattling off names in an effort to find "Bones'" next contender (after Rashad Evans), Davis must first prove himself worthy against the dangerous stylings of former PRIDE star Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 24 on Saturday night (March 26) in Seattle. No doubt a "Wonderful" win at the Key Arena will have fans kicking the Davis vs. Jones hype into overdrive. Will you be one of them?

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