The former Ufc Ww champion Johny Hendricks entered this fight with a pro mma record of 18-7-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 middleweight in the world but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Hector Lombard in February (=Hendricks vs Lombard); after this fight he has lost to Tim Boetsch (=Hendricks vs Boetsch).
His opponent, the undefeated Paulo Henrique ‘Borrachinha’ Costa, has a perfect mma record of 10-0-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.65 in the same weight class. He has already fought twice in 2017 winning over Garreth McLellan and Oluwale Bamgbose (=Paulo Costa vs Bamgbose). Costa vs Hendricks is on the undercard of Michael Bisping vs Georges St Pierre – UFC 217. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 217: Bisping vs St Pierre
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC 217 fight card (main fights):
Michael Bisping vs Georges St Pierre
Cody Garbrandt vs TJ Dillashaw
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Rose Namajunas
Stephen Thompson vs Jorge Masvidal
Johny Hendricks vs Paulo Henrique Borrachinha Costa
Ovince St Preux vs Corey Anderson
Alexey Oleynik vs Curtis Blaydes
Hendricks’ previous fight: Johny Hendricks vs Tim Boetsch
Borrachinha’s previous fight: Paulo Borrachinha Costa vs Oluwale Bamgbose
Borrachinha’s next fight: Uriah Hall vs Paulo Henrique Costa
Hendricks vs Borrachinha Fight Video:
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