Randy Costa’s marketing campaign to struggle Adrian Yanez continues, however this time the stakes are even greater.
Two of the brightest surging contenders within the UFC, Costa (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Yanez (13-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) have been exchanging in an amicable back-and-forth on social media, angling for a struggle at UFC 262 in Houston.
Although the UFC is usually tentative to pit two prospects towards one another, Costa thinks a struggle can be assured fireworks. Each are coming off two highlight-reel finishes within the octagon and by no means fail to ship.
“I’m certain you guys see all of the stuff going forwards and backwards on Twitter with Adrian Yanez,” Costa instructed MMA Junkie. “I don’t dislike Adrian Yanez in any respect. In reality, it’s the exact opposite. I began following him and what he was doing proper after his (Dana White’s Contender Sequence) struggle. I like him. He’s like me within the regard that we’re not likely right here to speak sh*t, we’re simply making an attempt to interact and speak with folks and be pleasant after which we are able to go on the market and get right into a struggle. I wish to struggle Adrian Yanez, and Adrian Yanez has expressed that he wish to struggle me. I feel that struggle is loads of f***kin enjoyable. I’m an enormous fan of his model and what he brings, and I feel we are able to placed on a sick present collectively.
“We’re campaigning to get on the UFC Houston card. As a realist, I most likely notice that that struggle might be not gonna occur on that night time. However possibly shortly thereafter we are able to get it completed, however we’ll see. I feel that struggle is loads of enjoyable. I feel if we are able to put it on a foremost occasion prelim-type deal or opening up a pay-per-view or one thing like that, I feel we are able to actually get issues going. I feel that’s a very thrilling struggle. We each have head kick knockouts; we each have proper hand knockouts. It’s very clear what we’re making an attempt to do. I feel it’s a enjoyable struggle.”
However successful streaks received’t be the one factor on the road for this potential barnburner. The loser must present the opposite a month’s provide of their favourite craving, and Costa is assured that he has what it takes to get his hand raised.
“I’m gonna go on the market ,and I’m gonna try to knock him out, and I’m certain he’s gonna do the identical,” Costa stated. “I don’t have any in poor health will in the direction of Adrian Yanez. I like Adrian Yanez, I like what he’s about, I like his story, I like how he fights. I simply wish to compete towards him. I feel I’m too tough, I’m too prolonged and I can hit too laborious for him, and I’m certain he may say his counters are too good, his actions are too good, and he’s too quick for me. Nice, let’s struggle and let’s see. I do know we may placed on a superb struggle. My prediction for that struggle can be any individual getting knocked out in some unspecified time in the future throughout the struggle.”
He continued, “The loser buys the winner a month’s provide of no matter. So if I beat Adrian, Adrian buys me a month’s provide of Reese’s. If Adrian beats me, I purchase him a month’s provide of Dr. Pepper. It’s a no brainer. We each win. We’re each getting extra publicity for Reese’s and Dr Pepper, each extra publicity for ourselves, a sick struggle. What am I lacking?”