Joel Malcolm Davis at All Star Game 2018 Supporting boys and Girls Club


Joel Malcolm Davis is an African American mixed martial artist and former amateur wrestler supporting Boys and Girls Club Charity Foundation All Star 218 Game week . was a true pleasure to interview this amazing ,hard working, undefeded fighter and get the glimpse about his life story.  His dad named him after slain civil rights leader Malcolm X because he felt he would become a born leader like Malcolm X was. Davis is from Compton, California. At Santa Fe High School Davis was an all conference running back/receiver, first team CIF stand out football player as well as a two-time California State champion wrestler, three-time State finalist and two-time national champion.In college, Davis competed in wrestling for Notre Dame College of Ohio. He was the third undefeated NCAAwrestler over a four-year career ever and the first wrestler in the history of the NCAA Division II to end his entire career undefeated. He finished his career with a 133-0 Division II record.In May 2016, Davis competed in a rare exhibition match alongside the USA Olympic team versus Cuba in the Beat the Streets (BTS) "Salsa in the Square" wrestling event in New York City. He faced three-time NCAA champion Alex Dieringer of Oklahoma State who was nominated for an ESPY and won the Dan Hodge Trophy. He lost that freestyle exhibition match 9-0.Davis is currently signed to Bellator MMA.[7] He competes as a welterweight and made his promotional debut against Keith Cutrone on August 26, 2016 at Bellator 160.[8] Davis won the fight by unanimous decision.Davis faced Justin Roswell at Bellator 182 on August 25, 2017. He won the fight via TKO in the first round.[9]Davis faced Ian Butler at Bellator 192 on January 20, 2018 at the Forum in Inglewood, Ca. He won the fight via 39 second knock out with a spinning back kick to the liver.