Rockhold (16-5 MMA, 6-4 UFC) and Costa will fight at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on July 30, but former UFC middleweight champions may rebook their fight at a later date. I made it clear that there is.
“He’s trying to delay the fight again on August 20,” Rockhold said. Submit radio.. “This guy … something is happening behind the scenes. Caitlin, I don’t know what he’s doing over there ….
“The deal has been signed, and now he’s trying to get it working again, and he’s making room for all these details he’s working on. Maybe a new loot?”
Lock hold that hasn’t been competing since Knockout defeat to Jan Blawowic In July 2019, his return has been delayed many times and he is starting to get really frustrated.
“I wanted July 2nd, but I think he had his first surgery,” Lockhold said. “Then there’s July 30th, then I think he’s second or third, and they want to go on August 20th. That’s all I’m hearing right now.”
He continued. “This is the last straw. That is, the UFC wants it, I want to fight, I love it, I love fighting, but I’m not going to wait anymore, and I Is ready if something else happens to someone else, so I’m training, working, nothing has changed, and I’m just getting better. It’s just getting better every day. “
Costa (13-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) was unanimously defeated by Marvin Vettori in the UFC Fight Night 196 headliner this October. This is the battle after Costa took place in the light heavyweight division. The problem of making middleweight marks..
Rockhold likes to play against former title challenger Costa, but is beginning to question his professionalism and whether he is mentally ready to fight him.
“”He wants to fight. He’s worried about his weight and I think he’s back after two losses. This is when he knows who he is, “Rockhold said. “You lose, and you come back. You know, when you win, you have all the confidence in the world, but when you get upset, you get upset. So let’s see what you got. This is when a real fighter comes out. This is when a man comes out and he’s just a boy. It has been proven. “
– MMA Sports
Luke Rockhold tears Paulo Costa in an attempt to delay the fight
https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2022/05/ufc-277-luke-rockhold-paulo-costa-trying-to-delay Luke Rockhold tears Paulo Costa in an attempt to delay the fight