Article by Oron Larocke Crawford
Chad “Grave digger” Griggs (11-2) will be making the move to the light heavyweight division after getting steamrolled by Travis Browne in his UFC debut last month. The Strikeforce Heavyweight veteran was on a six fight win streak at heavyweight until being stopped by Travis Browne at UFC 145 in Griggs’ UFC debut.
Greeting him for his 205 pound debut will be Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (9-1). The decorated collegiate wrestling stand out saw his undefeated streak ended in his last fight by Rashad Evans at UFC on FOX 2. The bout between Griggs and Davis has been verbally agreed on to take place at UFC on FOX 4 set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on August 4th.
The following bouts are set for the UFC on FOX 4 card:
-Middleweight bout: Brian Stann vs. Hector Lombard
-Light Heavyweight bout: Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader
-Heavyweight bout: Travis Browne vs. Ben Rothwell
-Heavyweight bout: Phil De Fries vs. Oli Thompson
-Heavyweight bout: Matt Mitrione vs. Rob Broughton
-Lightweight bout: Joe Lauzon vs. Terry Etim