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Video: Phil Davis now competes in 'The Ultimate Jon Jones Fighting Championship'

Who needs Joe Silva when you have Jonny Bones?

"Why not get him a job? Throw him on payroll. See what he can really do with the lightweights. He seems to match-make so well. I don't know. I feel bad for the guy, but he put himself into an interesting predicament. 'Why not just have a light heavyweight tournament and have the winner fight Jon Jones?' That's pretty much what he's saying. 'You guys should have a tournament.' Call it 'The Ultimate Jon Jones Fighting Championship.'"

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Phil Davis (via Sportsnet) takes a couple of potshots at reigning 205-pound champion Jon Jones, after "Bones" tried to take UFC matchmaking into his own hands in the wake of Alexander Gustafsson's win over Jimi Manuwa (see the champ's proposal here). Davis -- who fights Anthony Johnson at UFC 172 for a spot in the pecking order -- may find himself face-to-face with Jones in "Charm City," since that's where Glover Teixeira challenges for the light heavyweight strap in the main event (assuming this doesn't happen). If both Davis and Jones emerge victorious, is there a legitimate argument to make a "Wonderful" title fight? That may depend on what happens to Daniel Cormier in his next fight. Stay tuned! Transcription courtesy of MMA Fighting.

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