The UFC announced the bout Monday for the August 4 UFC on FOX 4 card. The event will take place in Los Angeles, with Hector Lombard vs. Brian Stann set as the main event.
Davis (9-1) lost earlier this year to Rashad Evans, halting his five-fight UFC win streak.
“Mr. Wonderful” is a former wrestling standout at Penn State University, securing All-American status for each year he was there. Davis also won the 2008 197-pound NCAA title.
Griggs (11-2) lost his UFC debut to Travis Browne after coming over from Strikeforce. This will be his first fight at light heavyweight since joining the UFC as a heavyweight fighter.
Griggs, also known as “The Grave Digger,” had his six-fight win streak snapped by Browne. His last loss prior was to Shane Ott in 2007.
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