After Jake Paul hurled insults, Paulo Costa skeptically welcomes boxing supply: 'I feel he desires to combat wrestlers' – MMA Junkie

By | May 19, 2023

Jake Paul had his Twitter fingers flying throughout UFC 278 and among the many insults hurled had been two at co-main occasion winner Paulo Costa.
A YouTuber-turned-boxer who’s ceaselessly the goal of callouts from MMA fighters (and vice versa), Paul expressed his disgust for what he thought-about to be a scarcity of expertise in Costa’s unanimous determination win in opposition to Luke Rockhold.
Bruhhhh lol
Rockcock vs Paulo is embarrassing
This a glorified road combat
Each ez cash. #UFC278
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) August 21, 2022

Paul, 25, referred to as the three-round slugfest between Costa and Rockhold “embarrassing” and a “glorified road combat.” The 2 fighters had been exhausted for a lot of the combat, significantly Rockhold, however gutted it out till the ultimate bell. The bout earned “Combat of the Evening” honors from the UFC, however seemingly not from Paul.
Luke Rick maintain and Paulo as pioneers?? Lol you should be drunk …
They did nothing for this sport. Tf are you saying?! Goodnight bro.
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) August 21, 2022

When veteran MMA reporter Ariel Helwani got here to the protection of Costa and Rockhold in an extended back-and-forth thread of tweets, Paul denied the notion the 2 UFC 278 co-main eventers had been pioneers.
Paulo Costa responds to @jakepaul’s criticism of his combat and says to ship the contract if he desires to throw fingers 👀 #UFC278
— MMA Junkie (@MMAJunkie) August 21, 2022

Costa was requested about Paul’s feedback at a post-fight information convention at Vivint Area. On the time, Costa was unaware of them however gave his contemporary response to Paul’s disses.
Not sure of his UFC contract standing, Costa revealed it’s doable free company is impending. If that’s the case, Costa welcomed a contract supply from Paul with open arms.
“If that is the final one, Jake Paul could be very welcome to ship a proposal or a contract and we will do that boxing combat,” Costa instructed reporters together with MMA Junkie. “I don’t know if he desires this blood, ? I feel he desires to combat wrestlers or one thing like that, I feel.”
Paul has not competed since December when he knocked out former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, although he was anticipated to compete in opposition to Hasim Rahman Jr. in August previous to a cancellation.
In the meantime, Costa snapped a two-fight shedding skid along with his win Saturday. He’s now 1-1 since his lone UFC title problem up to now, a TKO defeat to Israel Adesanya.
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