Paulo Costa fell by unanimous decision to Marvin vettori in the star fight of UFC Vegas 41 in the light heavyweight division. The Brazilian had good moments during the fight, he landed a blow that would have knocked out many fighters, but the Italian stayed strong and was better during the five rounds. It is interesting to note also that “The Eraser” lost a point due to an eye poke.
Paulo Costa reacts to his defeat against Marvin Vettori
He has not yet made a statement but he did share his thoughts on the defeat at the press conference after the event (via BJPenn.com).
«I really think I won (the fight). I don’t know why the referee deducted the point (because of the sting in the eye). I felt like I was close to finishing him off in the second (round), but (Vettori) held on.
“I have no excuses. I had a camp injury, a bicep injury, but I have no excuses«.
What’s more, Paulo Costa does not rule out gaining 205 pounds full time after what Dana White say he won’t go back to 185 pounds.
“Well I don’t enjoy that life. Eat salad all day »..