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UFC targets Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa for April 17 main event

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa have agreed to fight.
An April 17 matchup between former middleweight champion Whittaker and former title challenger Costa , is in the works. The promotion hasn't yet publicly announced a location or venue for the bout, which would serve as the main event.
Sherdog was the first to report the targeted booking Monday, then UFC promotional partner ESPN reported the fight as done. Sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed both sides have been contacted about the fight, but it hasn't been finalized nor have contracts been issued.
Whittaker, 30, lost the...
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Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa to Headline UFC Event on April 17

Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa to Headline UFC Event on April 17

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa are tentatively slated to headline UFC Fight Night 190 on April 17, according to Sherdog's Marcelo Alonso and ESPN's Brett Okamoto. The fighters have yet to reach a final agreement to make the bout official...
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