Paulo Costa vs. Luke Rockhold whole struggle video highlights

Paulo Costa vs. Luke Rockhold whole struggle video highlights

 

Watch Paulo Costa vs. Luke Rockhold whole struggle video highlights from their struggle on the UFC 278 number one card, courtesy of the UFC and other retail outlets.

UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2 happened August 30 at the Vivint Surroundings in Salt Lake The city, Utah. Paulo Costa (14-2) and former UFC champion Luke Rockhold (16-6) collided in a key middleweight struggle. The struggle aired continue to exist on ESPN+ pay-per-view.

Catch the video highlights beneath.

For added on Costa vs. Rockhold, check out the reside blog from MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew.

Round 1

This type of stupendous matchup proper right here. Costa comes out briefly in orthodox, while Rockhold is in southpaw. Rockhold seems quite a lot of kicks early. Costa throwing the fingers.

Rockhold lands a body kick and Costa swings a big shot. Rockhold shoots on a double on the other hand Costa could have harmed him with a punch and he’s sprawling. Footage from the sprawl by the use of Costa. Rockhold will rise up on the other hand Costa putting the force on.

Price has Rockhold against the fence and unloads and Rockhold seems wary on the other hand Costa grabs a clinch and takes Rockhold down. That is surprising. He’s getting some elbows going and now he’s posturing up.

Rockhold controls posture on the other hand he’s getting overwhelmed right now. Costa in the most efficient section guards and lands a big elbow to the ribs. Costa now moves to mount on the other hand Rockhold uses it to get up. Price pressures down on the other hand Rockhold goes for a guillotine. Costa defends and he’s once more in best possible section. He is taking some breaths right now on the other hand he’s hammering body footage into Rockhold and moves to mount. Costa glance very good from the most efficient position.

Rockhold explodes and sneaks out the once more door and now he’s up they usually’re on the space. Rockhold has a glance just a little bit worse for placed on on the other hand each and every male takes deep breaths.

Rockhold goes with an front kick. And every other. Body kick. And every other. And every other. He’s rifling them in and Costa beckons him on. Rockhold takes deep breaths even if as his mouth is pouring blood.

Costa gets a clinch and each and every male holding along the cage. Costa goes for a takedown on the other hand Rockhold defends they usually’re at space and Rockhold lands every other huge body kick. Costa walking through them. Rockhold lands a big left hand. Costa shakes it off and the round ends. Rockhold instantly puts his fingers on his knees. Every male’s look very, very tired.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Costa.

Round 2

Every male breathing carefully on the other hand Rockhold seems to be in worse shape. Alternatively, he comes out firing and lands some huge footage and can get Costa to the fence. He shoots a double and can get a takedown on the other hand he rushes it and Costa is up and he’s given Rockhold against the fence now.

Rockhold seems to overcome to hell and Costa attacking now. Lands to the body. Large left hook from Costa lands. Costa winded and careworn. Rockhold firing once more. Costa lands a body kick. And a left hook to the body.

A spinning kick from Rockhold lands to the body. Tornado kick from Rockhold lands! Costa eats it. Rockhold lands a left hand that stuns Costa! Costa comes once more Rockhold is so exhausted. Costa pressuring and winging the most efficient hand.

Head kick from Costa lands on the other hand Rockhold lands a very good right kind hand of his non-public. Rockhold puts his fingers on his knees! Costa has to in point of fact really feel ok about that. Costa nevertheless pressuring. Rockhold pokes Costa within the eye and a short lived damage previous than the resume. Rockhold has no fuel. Alternatively, he lands a body kick. And goes high.

Costa nevertheless pressuring. Rockhold nevertheless kicking. Costa misses a wheel kick on the other hand then lands a huge right kind uppercut low that drops Rockhold! Beltran stops the bout and Rockhold now has 5 minutes to recover. Costa thought he gained the struggle. Now he’s sitting down. Every men tired. Rockhold raises his fingers to the gang and can get a big cheer. Beltran telling Rockhold to take his time. He damn sure must.

Rockhold says he’s ready and Costa comes out with the force. Rockhold throws some kicks. He does appear to have gotten a 2nd wind. Costa kicks, Rockhold spinning once more fist misses. Rockhold now advancing even if. Misses a spinning once more kick. Costa lands a big low kick. Costa goes to the body with the most efficient hand.

30 seconds left and Costa now advancing at will. Lands a big body shot. Rockhold pressures once more on the other hand he’s tired another time. Costa coming at him to close the round. 

Paulo Costa vs. Luke Rockhold whole struggle video highlights

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Costa, 20-18 Costa normal.

Round 3

Rockhold most likely needs a finish to win and to do that, he nearly undoubtedly needs a takedown. It is going to most definitely happen on the other hand it’s going to require miles and miles of middle. And that’s basically what his corner says. It’s gut check time. Who wishes it further?

Every men look so gassed to start out out the third. Costa advances and he’s got Rockhold against the fence and he’s unloading. Rockhold hurts Costa with a right kind hook as he spins and Rockhold gets on best possible on the other hand he’s going to get sloppy and Costa pushes him off and he’s up. That was once as soon as the chance for Rockhold!

Costa advances and he lands a big right kind that has Rockhold hurt. Rockhold lands a big left of his non-public even if that backs Costa up. He comes once more even if and lands a big left jab. Rockhold swings and misses. Costa with force and a right kind hand. And every other.

Rockhold gets mad and swings a left hook that stuns Costa! He can’t observe it up even if and Costa comes once more. Rockhold bangs him another time on the other hand Costa is so robust. Rockhold getting angry and yelling. He shoots a double and Costa sprawls and spins to the once more. Rockhold rolls to his once more and Costa is in aspect keep an eye on. Horrible mistake. Costa can adventure the round out proper right here and he was once as soon as having a large number of good fortune on the feet in that round.

Costa holding position now. He advances to mount after some artwork. Well, 3/4 mount. Rockhold has now not anything else anymore and Rockhold supplies up his once more. Costa gets the backpack and Rockhold is just looking to continue to exist to the highest. He’s bleeding a ton and saying “F*** you” while Costa is on his once more.

Rockhold is making an attempt to develop into Costa on the other hand he has now not anything else at this stage. Costa holding on for the remainder of the round. Rockhold is able to spin on the other hand he most efficient has 22 seconds!

Rockhold rubbing his blood into Costa’s face while the gang goes insane. Costa holding on for expensive lifestyles and we make it to the entire buzzer. Hell of a struggle.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Costa, 30-27 Costa normal.

 

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