Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa has been given a date.
Sherdog is reporting that camps are currently negotiating fighting on April 17 in a bout that would serve as the main event.
Whittaker had lobbied for a world title shot against middleweight champ Israel Adesanya, but that won’t happen as he is moving up to light heavyweight to challenge Jan Blachowicz.
Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa Receives Date
Costa was an undefeated wrecking ball, but got beat by Izzy in his previous fight. On the flip side, Whittaker has scored two very impressive wins over Darren Till and Jared Cannonier.