Sikeston man to set mixed martial arts age record

Friday, February 5, 2010
Don Davis Sr. of Sikeston works his striking on the heavy bag in preparation for his first mixed martial arts fight scheduled on Saturday in Poplar Bluff. (Photo by Scott Welton, Staff)

Don "the Rock" Davis Sr., 63, will compete in fight on Saturday

SIKESTON -- Most people think mixed martial arts competition is a young man's game. A Sikeston man may prove them wrong.

Don "the Rock" Davis Sr. will compete in his first mixed martial arts fight Saturday at Scooters II in Poplar Bluff. Once the opening bell rings, Davis will set a world record by becoming the oldest mixed martial arts fighter.

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