The black belt in karate Uriah Hall entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-8-0 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 middleweight in the world. He suffered three consecutive defeats between 2015 and 2016, against Robert Whittaker (Hall vs Whittaker), Derek Brunson (Hall vs Brunson) and Gegard Mousasi (Mousasi vs Hall 2) but he came back to win in 2017 with Krzysztof Jotko (Krzysztof Jotko vs Uriah Hall).
His opponent, the undefeated Paulo Henrique Borrachinha Costa, has a perfect record of 11-0-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. Paulo Costa fought three times last year winning over Garreth McLellan, Oluwale Bamgbose (Paulo Costa vs Bamgbose) and Johny Hendricks (Johny Hendricks vs Paulo Costa). Hall vs Costa is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier – UFC 226. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC 226 fight card (main fights):
Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier
Francis Ngannou vs Derrick Lewis
Paul Felder vs Mike Perry
Anthony Pettis vs Michael Chiesa
Gokhan Saki vs Khalil Rountree
Uriah Hall vs Paulo Henrique Borrachinha Costa
Raphael Assuncao vs Rob Font
Hall’s previous fight: Krzysztof Jotko vs Uriah Hall
Costa’s previous fight: Johny Hendricks vs Paulo Costa
Costa’s next fight: Yoel Romero Palacio vs Paulo Henrique Borrachinha Costa
Hall vs Costa Fight Video:
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