Paulo Costa suffered the first reduction of his skilled career in his bid to dethrone middleweight winner Israel Adesanya at tonight’s UFC 253 celebration.
Inspite of promises that he would “kill the skinny guy” in Saturday’s pay out-for every-perspective headliner, Costa fell very well quick in subsequent via on his claims.
Israel Adesanya was capable to batter the legs of Paulo Costa in the opening spherical ahead of dropping the Brazilian with punches late in round two. From there, ‘Stylebender’ would finish off ‘The Eraser’ with floor and pound so keeping his great document in test.
Now 20-, UFC President Dana White hinted that Israel Adesanya’s following opponent could come in the variety of Jared Cannonier. In buy for that to occur, ‘The Killa Gorilla’ will have to get past previous division winner Robert Whittaker following thirty day period.
As for Paulo Costa (13-1 MMA), the Brazilian knockout artist took to Instagram soon pursuing tonight’ setback the place he vowed to come back again stronger.
“I will appear again stronger 👊” Costa wrote.
Prior to his TKO reduction to Israel Adesanya this evening on Struggle Island, Paulo Costa was unbeaten in thirteen professional fights which provided eleven victories by knockout.
In his most earlier hard work at UFC 241, Costa experienced scored the initially determination acquire of his occupation about former title challenger Yoel Romero.
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This posting initially appeared on BJPENN.com on September 27, 2020