Paulo Costa is presently contacting for a rematch against Israel Adesanya just after slipping to the reigning middleweight winner this previous weekend at UFC 254.
The supply of his anger stems from Adesanya’s preferred article-battle celebration immediately after he finished Costa with strikes in the second spherical.
Immediately immediately after he dropped Costa with a shorter inside of hook, Adesanya adopted him to the floor with a handful of a lot more shots before the referee stopped the contest. Just before he stood again up from, Adesanya pretended he was driving Costa as he started his celebration although the Brazilian was even now dazed on the canvas.
“I appear right here to speak about the steps that the human trash did soon after our fight,” Costa mentioned all through a video posted to his Instagram. “I didn’t see when I was there [in] the cage but I noticed now. I disapprove one hundred per cent. To me, this is [personal] now. Nobody will quit me. Nobody can quit me.
“I want my rematch. You know I am waiting for you. Something occurred just before the fight, I’m not [generating] excuses right here to my people, to my admirers but I will be one hundred percent to combat him and to make him pay. That’s my phrase. Help save my words and phrases.”
In a individual online video posted in Portuguese, Costa doubled down on his criticism of Adesanya’s post struggle celebration, which also incorporated a heated trade of phrases with his head mentor Eric Albarracin as he stood exterior the cage.
“You know me and you by now know, I will not arrive in this article with excuses, but I’ll be one hundred per cent in my future combat and I want to be one hundred per cent,” Costa mentioned. “The Paulo ‘Borrachinha’ you all know how to struggle, the way he fights, going ahead at all moments, hoping to end the battle at any minute. I just saw his unacceptable and disrespectful perspective and he will have to pay back for that in the octagon future time. He will have to pay out each and every penny in out future struggle.
“Dana White, make this combat materialize. I didn’t see what he did in the octagon right until now. It is a matter of honor now. Paulo ‘Borrachinha,’ intense as usually. Dana White, make it occur. I will be 100 % this time, no excuses, to rip this disrespectful clown’s head off.”
As considerably as Costa would like a rematch, it appears to be not likely he’ll be granted that chance ahead of picking up at minimum a couple of wins to climb back into title contention.
For his portion, Adesanya wasted no time responded as he took to Costa’s Instagram webpage where by he dropped a pair of messages aimed at the most current opponent extra to his earn column.
“I can halt you once more,” Adesanya said to Costa. “Dislike.”