The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to boast another stacked fight card in UFC 253 between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa as two titles fights and a deep fight card are set to happen on Saturday, September 26. They will be back in “Fight Island” also known as the Flash Forum in Yas Island located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. For fans who want to watch the fights, the options are availing for UFC Fight Pass subscription or inquiring for the Pay Per View. The main event will have the UFC Middleweight Championship on the light as the defending champion taking on the second-ranked contender Paulo Costa. Even with the impressive run at the rankings, UFC betting odds still see Israel Adesanya retaining his title against Paulo Costa.
UFC 253 Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa Betting Information
Israel Adesanya has been in the UFC since March 2020 and he is well known in the cage as “The Last Stylebender’. His professional fighting record now stands at an undefeated 19-0 and has 14 wins through knockouts and the rest are decisions. This six-foot-four middleweight came from Lagos, Nigeria and has been polishing his skills under the City Kickboxing fight team. Since coming to the UFC, he has won all his eight fights in convincing fashion. Among his notable victories came from Anderson Silva, Derek Brunson, Robert Whitaker and Kelvin Gastelum. His latest win was in UFC 248 just this Mach 2020 against Yoel Romero where he earend a unanimous decision victory.
Paulo Henrique Costa
Paulo Henrique Acosta is a fighter that has been in the UFC since August 2019. He also has a professional fighting record of 13-0 and won all the five fights given to him in the organization. His ring name is “Borrchina” and the Brazilian fighter came all the way from Belo, Horizonte in Minas, Gerais located in Brazil. He co-wons his own fight team at Team Borracha and that is where he polishes his MMA skills. In his undefeated record, he was able to knock out 11 of his 13 opponents while one victory was earned through submission. Among his fallen opponents in the UFC are Uriah Hall, Johny Hendricks and Oluwale Bamgbose. His last match hapened in UFC 241 and won via unanimous decision against Yoel Romero
Adesanya vs. Costa Betting Numbers
|Weight (lbs)||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Win by KO/TKO||74%||85%|
|Strikes landed per minute||3.96||8.43|
|Striking absorbed per minute||2.40||6.84|
Adesanya vs. Costa Summary
Two undefeated fighers entering the cage and one will walk out with his first career loss. Online sportsbook has Israel Adesanya is still the fighter to put your faith into since he has been battle-tested in the UFC as compared to Paulo Costa. This should be a knockout win more than a unanimous decision victory for Adesanya.
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