Watch Full Fight Video Highlights Of Paulo Costa Vs Marvin Vettori which served as Main Event for UFC Vegas 41 (Fight Night 197 ), took place at the UFC Apex Facility, Nevada Las Vegas (NV).
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Top middleweight contenders Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori headline UFC Fight Night 197 (UFC Vegas 41) which takes place at the UFC Apex Facility in Nevada Las Vegas. Live On ESPN+
The fight which had to undergo a weight change from 185 pounds to 205 pounds (I.e Middleweight to Light Heavyweight) was due to the Costa’s issue with making the 185 pound limit for the fight. However Vettori accepted the fight despite the weight change.
Costa will be fight for the first time since his title challenge against middleweight champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 253. That ended with a second round KO loss for the Brazilian and leaving him a lengthy suspension that has also contributed to his time away from the Octagon.
Marvin Vettori also had his try at the Belt on a rematch with Adesanya at UFC 263 However, He was defeated with a unanimous decision.
Both fighters are looking another try at the UFC middleweight title but this weight controversy doesn’t do both any good especially Costa, who doesn’t seem ready for the fight at all and his joking expressions on his Instagram handle only goes a long way to prove the point.
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