Paulo Costa responds to Jake Paul after Luke Rockhold bout labeled a ‘glorified facet highway battle’

Paulo Costa responds to Jake Paul after Luke Rockhold bout labeled a ‘glorified facet highway battle’

UFC middleweight Paulo Costa has spoke back to Jake Paul after the YouTuber labeled his three-round slugfest with Luke Rockhold at UFC 278 a ‘glorified facet highway battle’ and an embarrassment to blended martial arts.

Now a unfastened agent, Costa may well be more than happy to settle any issues of Paul throughout the boxing ring. On the other hand he doubts the 5-0 boxer would want any part of the matchup, calling ‘The Problem Child’s’ bluff at the UFC 278 post-fight press conference.

“If that’s the final one, Jake Paul is also very welcome to send an offer or a contract and we will be able to do this boxing battle,” Costa prompt reporters following his unanimous selection win over Rockhold (h/t MMA Junkie). “I don’t know if he wishes this blood, you already know? I think he must battle wrestlers or something like that, I think.”

Paul is on the lookout for a modern downside after his Aug. 6 boxing are compatible with Hasim Rahman Jr. (12-1) was canceled after Rahman didn’t make weight. The 25-year-old continues to angle for boxing suits with ex-UFC fighters despite now not having fought an authorized boxer since making his debut in 2020.

Paul holds standout victories over former Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren and former UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, finishing every men by the use of knockout. He and his older brother Logan Paul are two of the hottest commodities in combat sports activities actions right now.

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