Phil Davis Said He Was Never Recruited By WWE, But Would Consider Pro Wrestling In The Future

Standing six feet, two inches and nearly 230 pounds before a weight cut, you might mistake Bellator MMA's Phil Davis as a professional wrestler.

If that didn't do it, maybe the hammerlock submission wins, the 'Mr. Wonderful' name or the bright personality could to it. Davis, one of Bellator's premier light heavyweights looks tailor-made for the wrestling world -- but it hasn't been something he's broached yet, and even told Fightful that no pro wrestling companies have ever tried to recruit him.

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"Not yet. I know some other guys have expressed some interest in WWE. I know King Mo has and got started up a little bit. You never know. Maybe later on. Immediately after college, that was something I talked about with some of my close friends. It's hard. Those guys get beat up. If I'm going to get beat up, it's going to be for real. I don't want it to be scripted, I want to know that I'll win. I like for my efforts to amount to my wins and losses," Davis told Fightful.

Davis wouldn't be alone -- especially on the Bellator roster. The aforementioned King Mo, in addition to Josh Barnett, Chael Sonnen, Frank Mir and others have tried their hand at pro wrestling. Meanwhile, Linton Vassell has expressed to Fightful numerous times that he'd love to make the transition eventually.

You can see our full interview with Phil Davis above. 

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