UFC Vegas 41 main event was a classic. The catchweight bout (205lbs) between Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori saw the ‘Italian Dream’ survive some menacing head strikes, to emerge victorious via. unanimous decision. Vettori scored 48-46 on all three judges’ scorecards.
Twitter were left in awe on seeing the number of shots Vettori was able to take. The number 5 ranked UFC middleweight was met with a barrage of blows in the later rounds by a defiant Paulo Costa who exhibited unbelievable cardio this time around. Here are some of the Twitter reactions:
Marvin Vettori praised for his chin
Derek Brunson chimed in as well, he wrote: “Stellar performance from Marvin . He shows up and fight ! #UFCVegas41.”
Costa caught everyone by surprise!
Former Judoka and current PFL queen Kayla Harrison: “Just wild.”
The loss saw Costa slump to two straight losses. He will be looking forward to getting back on track.