phil baroniAn expected welterweight match up between Marcus Davis and Phil Baroni at UFC 111 is being reported.

According to a report on, the two have verbally agreed to meet in the octagon, although no bout agreements have been made.

Marcus Davis is coming off his first ever KO defeat at the knees of Ben Saunders at UFC 106. “The Irish Hand Grenade” is looking to rebound after suffering two defeats in a row to Saunders and Dan Hardy, respectively. Prior to the two consecutive losses, Davis won two straight against Paul Kelly and Chris Lytle.

Phil Baroni, is also coming off a defeat at UFC 106, losing a one sided unanimous decision to Amir Sadollah. The “New York Bad Ass” made his octagon return after competing in organization such as Strikeforce, Elite XC, and PRIDE.

UFC 111 is expected to take place on March 27th 2010 from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. A headline bout between welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and Dan Hardy is expected for the event. Also being rumored is a interim heavy weight tile match between Frank Mir and Shane Carwin.