UFC 236: Paulo Costa Scoffs at Israel Adesanya’s Championship Win
Paulo Costa's let it be known he doesn't think much of Israel Adesanya as the interim 185 champ.
Israel Adesanya won an interim middleweight title last night at UFC 236, by defeating Kelvin Gastelum in one of the best, championship bouts in recent memory. But, clearly Paulo Costa isn’t too impressed with the new interim champ.
Adesanya took some heavy shots from Gastelum during their epic war, but he also tagged the former TUF winner with plenty of booming strikes of his own. Case in point, Adesanya dropped Gastelum multiple times in round five to ensure he took home the interim belt.
But, following UFC 236, Costa shared out the image and comments below (warning: graphic language):
Really this is the interim (fake) champ? Hahah .
No doubt this weight division has already been better than this shit.
Enjoy this while you can man, I really hope that you take the real belt one day to meet me. Note: And I’m not the Gastelum. 😉#nightmare #theraser
It’s not clear yet when and who Costa will fight next. But, considering his age and Adesanya’s, don’t be surprised if these two throw hands at some juncture.