Paulo Costa will get his initial opportunity to struggle for UFC gold when he squares off with middleweight winner Israel Adesanya at UFC 253.
Pursuing an original report from Combate, BJPENN.com verified with sources that Costa will in reality square off with Adesanya at the September 19 shell out-per-check out event.
Paulo Costa (13- MMA) was most not long ago found in motion at final August’s UFC 241 party, wherever he scored a unanimous final decision victory above former title challenger Yoel Romero.
It was at first believed that Costa would be the following guy to challenge Adesanya adhering to his victory around The Cuban, on the other hand, a bicep personal injury forced the Brazilian to be place on the sidelines.
With that, Israel Adesanya wound up battling Romero at UFC 248, a fight which ‘Stylebender’ wound up profitable by way of determination.
September’s Costa vs. Adesanya bout is arguably the largest combat in middleweight history, pitting two undefeated fighters in their primary towards one particular one more.
Paulo Costa possesses unbelievable knockout electricity, with twelve of his 13 occupation victories coming by kind of stoppage (11 KO’s, 1 Submission).
Meanwhile, Israel Adesanya has demonstrated himself as a person of the most perilous strikers in the UFC. ‘Stylebender’ has remarkable precision, which he utilizes to quickly dismantle his opponents.
There has previously been a ton of trash-chat amongst Costa and Adesanya main up to September’s hugely predicted showdown.
The Brazilian slugger experienced previously vowed to “kill” Adesanya when they finally satisfy within of the cage.
Despite Costa’s threats of violence, Adesanya has also promised his followers a end when he squares off with ‘The Eraser’ at UFC 253.
This evening, Paulo Costa took to Twitter wherever he reacted to the news that his extensive awaited title struggle with Israel Adesanya had last but not least been manufactured official.
The battle is on individuals!
In September I ll deliver the Display up
— Paulo Costa ( Borrachinha ) (@BorrachinhaMMA) July 18, 2020
“This combat is on folks! In September I’ll provide the Show up.”
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This short article 1st appeared on BJPENN.com on July 18, 2020