Derek Brunson: “Someone Ask" Paulo Costa "If He’s Available December 12”

Derek Brunson is itching to step back into the Octagon and the person he would like to battle next is Paulo Costa.

The middleweight contender has called out Costa for a fight at UFC 256 via Twitter while reminding Costa about a comment the fighter made about him over two years ago (via MMA Junkie):

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"@BorrachinhaMMA tough break . What you doing December 12 ? Let’s dance! @danawhite @Mickmaynard2 @AliAbdelaziz00"

"Has anyone seen or heard from @BorrachinhaMMA . Someone ask him if he’s available Dec 12 ! @AliAbdelaziz00 @Mickmaynard2 @danawhite"

"Never forgot ! 2017 !!! It’s either sink or swim . Michael Phelps vibes"

Costa, who is coming off of a second round TKO loss to UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 253, has yet to respond to the call out from Brunson. Brunson, who also has suffered a defeat to Adesanya, is only ranked five spots behind Costa in the UFC middleweight division rankings.

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