Romero had NOTHING for Costa during their fight

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  1. Hazuki Ryo Purple Belt

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    I am a big Romero fan, because i like the fact that he's unpredictable, explosive, and so vicious at the same time. He's like a Kratos from God of War, coming down to earth to baptise some dudes. He always seems to find a solution, whether it's from a flying knee or from more questionable antics. He will use every option he has to his advantage.

    For the Costa fight, he chose to rope a dope, waiting for oportunities in Costa's game that did not seem to come. Knowing that the brazilian was going to advance most of the fight, Romero and his team decided not to confront him and to let him tire himself out.

    It worked, as Costa significantly slowed down in the second part of the second round, and in the third round. But did Romero take advantage of it ? Barely... He had this late takedown in the second round and got the edge in the last (not by a far margin though)

    Other than that, he was being out powered most of the fight. He was rolling with Costa's punches but got hit a lot, and gassed early. Costa was never in any kind of danger in this fight, and faded more because he did most of the work than because of Romero's activity.

    To sum up, Romero fought in survival mode, did not find any openings, and i don't understand how so many people scored it as a split decision or (for some) a draw.
     
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  2. Steerpike Orange Belt

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    oh i can't wait to see where this goes
     
  3. Blanqa Blanqua Gold Belt

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    NOTHING??? Cmon now.


    And lol at starting with ‘Im a big Romero fan’
     
  4. sssleeper Blue Belt

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    How do you say someone had nothing when he arguably won the fight?
     
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  6. Hazuki Ryo Purple Belt

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    Check my av
     
  7. Hazuki Ryo Purple Belt

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    I don't see this. I see a Costa UD
     
  8. tequilaboy Purple Belt

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    Didn't he knock him down?
     
  9. Roghog Banned Banned

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    If it was 5 rounds he would have won
     
  10. Hirashin This is not a profession Banned

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    It was a close fight. Costa was injured and sidelined for 9 months. Romero is fighting for the title.
    I was a bit frustrated Romero couldn't finish this fight too.
     
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    Pshhh, come on now.

    Even at 43 he made it really close.
     
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    Romero was so shook he had to fake nutshots to recover

    Costa had a torn biceps and still bullied him

    TS is right

    And the eraser did it all natty

    Borrachinha bless
     
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  13. Hazuki Ryo Purple Belt

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    yes but it had more to do with Costa slipping. I'm being harsh here, but then again i love Romero and i don't think he deserved anything more than a big L here
     
  14. Blanqa Blanqua Gold Belt

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    takes 20secs to change ur av



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  15. Hazuki Ryo Purple Belt

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    How ??? what did he do to make it "really close" as all you guys said. I clearly got Costa 1 and 2. And in the third it did not seem that Romero had anything left in him to threaten Costa
     
  16. Hazuki Ryo Purple Belt

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    Then if you have some time to lose, you can check a topic i made last month about "romero fighting top guys for 7 years". Or else you think i was preparing this thread for a month

    Nice troll buddy
     
  17. boss429 BowtieA$$a$$in

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    Didn't Remero rock him multiple times in that fight?

    I agree Costa definitely won though and Remero's performance was very uncharacteristic, he looked like he was out of gas before the fight even started.
     
  18. Edz519 White Belt

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    It was a close fight that swayed more towards costa imo
     
  19. Miiiiiiighty Gold Belt

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    TS probably changed his AV prior to posting his (troll?) thread in an attempt to legitimize it
     
  20. Sakurabaism Black Belt

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    He got injured after the fight though. You can't walk away unscathed after fighting Joel.
     
  21. Ideanudge Brown Belt

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    Costa got his head snapped back and sent running to the cage quite a few times. Rewatch the fight. Costa also won the first round just by the grace on dropping Yoel early for a second. All that round he was eating bombs himself.
     

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