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Hendricks vs. Borrachinha

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Oddsbot
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08.08.2017 | 4:36 PM ET

This is the official discussion thread for Hendricks vs. Borrachinha. Let's see what you've got.

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Paulo Costa defeats Johny Hendricks via KO/TKO at 1:26 of Round 2

Paulo "Borrachinha" Costa
Mmaweekly large Johny "Big Rig" Hendricks

Costa
KO/TKO
Round 2

Paulo Costa Johny Hendricks

"Borrachinha" "Big Rig"

10-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   18-7-0
Climbed to 11-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 18-8
-360 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +280 (Moderate Underdog)
Br Brazil   Nationality   Us United States
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil   Fighting out of   Dallas, Texas
26 years, 6 months, 14 days   Age at Fight   34 years, 1 month, 23 days
185.8 lbs (84.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.8 lbs (84.3 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   5'9" (176cm)
72.0" (183cm)   Reach   69.0" (175cm)
Champion Team / Rubens Dorea Team   Gym   Team Takedown
Tapology Community Predictions: 1700  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Costa
84%
Hendricks
16%

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skelliher
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08.08.2017 | 4:36 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

UFC trying hard to kill Hendricks.

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08.08.2017 | 4:51 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   correct Round 2  

Hendricks is lucky he's still on the roster.

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mikeyg
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08.08.2017 | 6:15 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

Holy **** just put down the cheeseburgers and make 170, Johny and Kelvin need serious help.

* Edited at 08.08.2017, 6:15 PM ET *

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08.09.2017 | 2:45 AM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

This is a bad bad fight for Johny ... I think he's at the point where he doesn't care anymore ... he's not in it but just doesn't "know" how to retire.

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08.09.2017 | 12:53 PM ET

Prediction: wrong Hendricks   wrong Decision  

I have the feeling Hendricks wins by decision. 

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mikeyg
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08.09.2017 | 4:00 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

Meh, I thought he beat Magny, the Lombard fight was close but I wouldn't say he doesn't care yet.
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08.09.2017 | 10:00 PM ET

Prediction: wrong Hendricks   wrong Decision  

Hope Hendricks loses but Borrachinha got taken down by Bamgbose, I wouldn't be that confident in him yet.

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08.10.2017 | 1:42 PM ET

Have seen comments from people who are talking about Borrachinha as the next big thing at MW. He reminds me of Erick Silva, and I think his UFC run will play out pretty similarly. I honestly hope I'm wrong. But I don't know why people are so confident in him here. I get that Hendricks has fallen off quite a bit, but Borra was getting taken down by ******' Oluwale Bangbus. Hendricks could easily take this fight. 

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08.10.2017 | 6:42 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   wrong Decision  

I just can't bring myself to pick a man that was at a speed disadvantage against Tim Boetsch. Paulo did seem to gas hard in that second round against Bamgbose though.
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08.11.2017 | 9:53 AM ET

Prediction: wrong Hendricks   wrong Decision  

It all depends on whether Hendricks is hungry enough for the win.  No pun intended.

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08.11.2017 | 1:24 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   correct Round 2  

Hendricks will get rekt.

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mikeyg
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08.11.2017 | 8:56 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

If Johny goes right for the wrestling he should win this. I really like this new kid but the fact is he hasn't face anywhere close to as good as Johny competition-wise or against as good of a wrestler.
Katzengott
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10.16.2017 | 8:03 AM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

Borrachinha all the way.
golfy77
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10.18.2017 | 8:10 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

Would be surprised if Johny manages to get past Round 2, let alone beat Paulo.
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10.18.2017 | 8:55 PM ET

Prediction: wrong Hendricks   wrong Decision  

Hendricks might beat Borrachinha, but he won't beat anyone in the middleweight top ten. Hendricks does not belong at 185.  Period.

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10.30.2017 | 7:15 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   correct Round 2  

really trying to squeeze hendricks for whatever worth he has left, huh? he certainly could play spoiler, but i'll suspend disbelief for now.
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10.31.2017 | 1:29 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

What are the odds that Hendricks misses weight? I really want to pick Hendricks here, but I just never know where his head is at. Gonna go with Borrachinha by tko round 1.

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11.03.2017 | 9:34 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

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11.04.2017 | 4:30 PM ET

Prediction: correct Costa   correct KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

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