Randy Costa couldn’t be additional psyched when he identified out he was battling Journey Newson.
Costa was set to combat in March but the party was canceled because of to the COVID-19 pandemic. Given that then, the faithful Massachusetts native packed up and headed to Florida to prepare at American Prime Workforce due to the constraints Massachusetts had.
“I’m nonetheless at ATT. Originally, my significant concern was likely on there with a goal on my back again as I have like no expertise and I’m new,” Costa explained on Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com. “That is not what happened as everyone welcomed me with open arms, I get a ton of personal focus. My major education partners have been Marlon Moraes and Tony Gravely.”
When in Florida, Randy Costa got a fight supply to just take on Journey Newson at UFC Vegas 11, which he accepted straight away.
“I adore the matchup, I really like the matchup. I want to struggle fascinating men like I do not want to struggle men who are on the lookout to squeak out conclusions and Journey is not 1 of those guys,” he explained. “Journey is rough, he punches difficult, he is elusive. Very good jiu-jitsu, good wrestling, it is an interesting fight, I couldn’t appreciate the matchup additional.”
When the two share the Octagon together, numerous assume it to be a hanging fight. That is naturally the hope for Randy Costa but he is aware he has to be completely ready in circumstance Newson can take him down.
“Our resume speaks for themselves. Do I assume he will shoot a double leg in the middle of the cage? Almost certainly not,” he claimed. “Do I feel he will consider to just take me down or get me in the clinch? Possibly. I assume Journey realizes he can pack a punch. I’m guaranteed Journey understands I will glimpse to unleash my energy. I’m expecting this to be a admirer-friendly fight. I would adore to have some more hard cash, that would not suck.”
Although this is Randy Costa’s to start with combat of 2020, he is seeking to make a swift turnaround irrespective of the final result barring he is healthy.
Costa appreciates he demands to get a lot more in cage time, but did think the time off has assisted him.
“1000 p.c. Regardless of how this struggle goes, as lengthy as I don’t undergo any accidents, I would like to get a rather fast turnaround,” Costa concluded. “With a get, stop of Oct, or November. If I shed, ideally, that does not occur, like the conclusion of December. I want a different struggle by the conclude of the 12 months.”
Who do you think will earn, Randy Costa or Journey Newson?