Paulo Costa
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Paulo Costa was not impressed by the performances of fellow middleweights Darren Until and Robert Whittaker in tonight’s UFC Struggle Island three headliner.

Until and Whittaker battled for twenty-five minutes in tonight’s predominant occasion and after the mud was settled it was ‘The Reaper’ who emerged victorious by means of unanimous choice.

It was a tricky combat which noticed each combatants get dropped, however it was two late takedowns from the former champion that appeared to seal him the victory.

Whereas many fellow fighters praised Until and Whittaker for his or her efforts this night on Yas Island, prime middleweight contender Paulo Costa was singing a distinct tune.

Costa took to Twitter the place he shared the next response to tonight’s Until vs. Whittaker predominant occasion.

“There’s no chance these each guys had been coaching throughout quarantine. I don’t imagine that. F*ck ugly combat.”

Paulo Costa didn’t cease there, as he later instructed that tonight’s gentle heavyweight trilogy bout between Shogun Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ought to have served as this evenings predominant occasion.

“This one must be the principle Occasion. Congrats Minotouro and Shogun!”

The undefeated Brazilian, Costa (13-Zero MMA), is anticipated to problem Israel Adesanya for the promotions middleweight world title later this summer time at UFC 253.

Paulo Costa will enter his first UFC title alternative sporting an ideal document of 13-0, with twelve of these 13 victories coming by means of stoppage.

Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa

In his most up-to-date effort at UFC 241, ‘The Eraser’ earned the primary choice victory of his profession, defeating Yoel Romero by unanimous choice.

What do you consider the feedback made by prime middleweight contender Paulo Costa concerning tonight’s middleweight predominant occasion contest between Darren Until and Robert Whittaker? Share your ideas within the feedback part of this put up PENN Nation!

This text first appeared on on July 26, 2020