UFC middleweight winner Israel Adesanya has addressed the new video clip released by his quickly to be opponent Paulo Costa.
Previously this 7 days the undefeated Brazilian took to social media exactly where he shared a movie of him beating up a ‘Stylebender’ impersonator.
For Adesanya (19- MMA), the online video only helps in proving his concept that he is already inside the head of ‘The Eraser‘ forward of UFC 253.
“It does not really trouble me,” Adesanya stated on Thursday for the duration of a digital media day in assistance of the middleweight title fight (by means of MMAFighting). “He can make any sort of tapes that he would like to make. I’m just likely to preserve performing me, like I normally have.”
There has been no lack of trash communicate involving Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa prior to their hugely predicted collision on September 26.
The Brazilian in Costa has absent as significantly to say that he ideas on “killing” Adesanya when they eventually meet up with in the Octagon.
The war of words and phrases has not interfered with the champions preparation for the battle, in reality, he claims it is all component of his program to erase Costa.
“I’m just having fun with poking the bear as he wallows absent in his very own f*cking piece of sh*t,” Adesanya stated. “Let him do him, and I’m heading to retain accomplishing me. I’m not bothered.”
Even though ‘Stylebender’ is eager to admit that Paulo Costa is hazardous, he claims that the Brazilian is not even shut to the best striker he has faced.
“Even in kickboxing, he’s not 1 of the best,” Costa said. “I’ve faced way much better strikers. Which is not even shut. He’s unquestionably not the greatest fighter. I believe [Anderson] Silva is a much better striker than him, [Robert] Whittaker is a various striker than him, but can be much better.”
Israel Adesanya ongoing:
“Yeah, he’s not the ideal striker I have fought, but he’s unsafe, though. Which is a single matter you have to keep in mind. But he has to keep in mind, so am I.”
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This post first appeared on BJPENN.com on September 10, 2020