VIDEO: Borrachinha is 'caught by surprise' when his fight is announced and jokes about 'difficulty' making weight

Brazilian shares comic record and starts promotion for challenge against Sean Strickland at UFC 302

Paulo borrachinha fight in UFC 302. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

With fight confirmed in UFC 302, Paulo borrachinha handled the challenge against him with good humor Sean Strickland. On his social networks, the Brazilian shared a video in which he pretends to have been taken by surprise by the announcement of the confrontation and interrupts his 'vacation'. The standout middleweight (up to 83,9kg) also joked about the difficulties in making weight.

“No fight, no weight cut. I don't have a date to fight, so I don't need to cut weight. This way, I can enjoy it”, says Borrachinha, while enjoying an ice cream.


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Afterwards, Paulo 'gets scared' when he hears the announcement from Dana White, who, after carrying out the UFC 300, confirmed the Brazilian's fight against Sean Strickland protocols for UFC 302, on June 1st. Immediately, the miner checks his weight and runs to the exercise bike.

Finally, Borrachinha jokes about the difficulty in making weight with just over a month to go before the challenge.


“Are we going to fight at catchweight?” he asks.

Former challenger for the middleweight belt, Borrachinha is heading towards his second commitment in 2024. In February, the athlete experienced a battle against Robert whittaker and ended up overcoming the judges' decision.


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