Breaking: Paulo Costa reportedly withdraws from UFC 294 clash against Khamzat Chimaev, top-ranked middleweight contender declines short-notice fight

As indicated by reports, Paulo Costa has been compelled to haul out of his exceptionally expected session against Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 294. Dana White as of late uncovered that the session might be in danger because of the Brazilian’s bursitis injury, and it appears to be the UFC Chief’s most terrible feelings of trepidation have worked out as expected.

As per the OverDogs Web recording, ‘Borrachinha’ is authoritatively out of his session against Chimaev, and the advancement moved toward Marvin Vettori to step in without prior warning. Be that as it may, ‘The Italian Dream’ wouldn’t acknowledge, passing on the UFC frantic to track down a highest level middleweight competitor to confront ‘Borz’.

Paulo Costa

Recently, Paulo Costa uncovered that he went through a medical procedure on his right elbow subsequent to experiencing a terrible instance of bursitis. In the consequence, ‘Borrachinha’ required 10 lines and was requested fourteen days of rest without preparing. While Costa was determined about battling Chimaev only five weeks after medical procedure, it appears he’ll need to stand by a piece longer.

Paulo Costa last crushed Luke Rockhold through consistent choice at UFC 278 in August 2022 and hasn’t contended since. While he was connected to battles against Robert Whittaker at UFC 284 and Ikram Aliskeriv at UFC 291, his contention against Khamzat Chimaev in the long run prompted their reserving for UFC 294. Nonetheless, it is not yet clear assuming they battle at some point down the line.

This is the subsequent high-profile session on the UFC 294 card that has been dropped throughout recent hours. It was affirmed before that Charles Oliveira had to haul out of his title rematch against Islam Makhachev because of a physical issue. He has been supplanted by featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski, who last confronted the Dagestani catching phenom in a superfight at UFC 280.

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