The main event of UFC Vegas 41 features the fight between the number 2nd ranked UFC Middleweight fighter and former title challenger, Paulo Costa facing the number 5th ranked UFC Middleweight fighter and one more former title challenger, Marvin Vettori. Here is the UFC Vegas 41 Paulo Costa vs Marvin Vettori Prediction, Odds, and Fight Preview.
UFC Vegas 41: Paulo Costa vs Marvin Vettori Fight Preview
Paulo Costa is one of the biggest names in the UFC Middleweight division. He is a former title challenger and he was undefeated in his MMA career before his last fight against Israel Adesanya at UFC 253.
Costa held an undefeated streak of 13 fights which included wins against Uriah Hall, Yoel Romero, Johny Hendricks, and many others. Riding this win streak he faced the UFC Middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya at UFC 253.
Adesanya knocked him out in the very second round of the fight and ended his undefeated streak. He’ll be entering the Octagon almost after a year since his loss against Adesanya. Paulo Costa was booked to face Jared Cannonier earlier this year but he pulled out his name due to lingering effects of COVID.
Now he’ll look to make a comeback in the win column with a win in this fight at UFC Vegas 41.
Marvin Vettori on the other hand is also a big name in the UFC Middleweight division. He is also coming into this fight with a loss against Israel Adesanya in his last fight. Vettori faced Adesanya for the first time at UFC on Fox: Gaethje vs Poirier.
Israel Adesanya defeated him via split decision and since then he was undefeated and build five fights win streak to face ‘The Last Style Bender’ once again. But the result of this fight remained the same and this time Vettori lost the fight by unanimous decision of the judges.
Marvin Vettori will also look forward to coming back in the win column after securing a win in this one.
UFC Vegas 41: Paulo Costa vs Marvin Vettori Prediction and Odds
The number 5th ranked UFC Middleweight fighter, Marvin Vettori is the betting favorite to enter this fight with betting odds -144 in his favor against number 2nd ranked UFC Middleweight fighter, Paulo Costa who is a betting underdog entering into this fight with odds +133 in his favor.
This is one of the most highly anticipated fights in the UFC Middleweight division and the fans are looking forward to seeing this one.
Predicted Result: Paulo Costa def Marvin Vettori