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Highlights! Former UFC fighter scores first round knockout, snaps three-fight losing skid | Combat FC 4

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter, Randy Costa, is back in the winner’s circle.

Costa competed in his first fight since being cut from UFC on Friday (June 16, 2023). He knocked out Carlos Espinosa (6-8) in the first round at Combat FC 4, which took place inside The Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, Massachusetts. It was a vintage performance from Costa, needing less than one minute to put away Espinonsa with a vicious barrage of punches.

It marked Costa’s seventh career first round finish. Watch it below:

Costa, 28, desperately needed a win as he was on a three-fight losing streak, being finished in all of them.

“The Zohan” fought six times in UFC, and his run with the promotion ended at 2-4. In his last outing before Combat FC 4, he was submitted by 42-year-old Guido Cannetti (watch highlights), and before that, he was finished by Tony Kelley (watch highlights) and Adrian Yanez (watch highlights).

Costa has made it clear that his goal is to return to UFC; however, fighting a guy with a 6-8 record might not be the best way.

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