according to A middleweight clash between Paulo Henrique Costa and Oluwale Bamgbose has been booked for UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro ( online sportsbooks ).Multiple outlets have confirmed the pairing following an initial report by Brazilian outlet Combate .
The Ring of Combat veteran earned his first Octagon triumph when he knocked out Daniel Sarafian with a head kick in the first round at UFC Fight Night 83.
Most recently, “The Holy War Angel” dropped a unanimous verdict to Cezar Ferreira at UFC on Fox 19 in April 2016.
UFC 212 takes place at HSBC Arena on June 3 and is headlined by a featherweight championship tilt between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway “Borrachinha” had an explosive Octagon debut, as he defeated Garreth McLellan via technical knockout 77 seconds into their encounter at UFC Fight Night 106 on March 11.
The 25-year-old Brazilian is 9-0 as a professional, with all of his victories coming inside of the first round.Bamgbose, meanwhile, is 1-2 in three UFC appearances.
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Report: Paulo Borrachinha meets Oluwale Bamgbose at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro
According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Combate, Brazil’s Paulo Borrachinha (9-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will take on Oluwale Bamgbose (6-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at UFC 212.
Bamgbose gets a new booking after a disappointing culmination to his preparation for a bout at UFC Fight Night 108 just 10 days ago.
UFC 212, which is headlined by a featherweight title unification fight between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway, takes place June 3 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
His promotional debut was a short-notice TKO loss to Uriah Hall at UFC Fight Night 74 in Nashville in August 2015.
The card will air on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
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Paulo Borrachinha meets Oluwale Bamgbose at UFC 212
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Fresh off a devastating finish in his UFC debut, Paulo Borrachinha is set to return to the Octagon in June.
UFC 212 will be headlined by Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway for the featherweight championship.
The undefeated middleweight is set to meet Oluwale Bamgbose at UFC 212, pay-per-view event scheduled for June 3 at Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena, sources told MMA Fighting following a report by Combate.
Bamgbose (6-2) has only fought TUF alums during his UFC run, with his quick knockout win over Daniel Sarafian sandwiched between losses to Uriah Hall and Cezar Ferreira.
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