Costa Philippou: “Winning This Fight Will Get Me to the Top” (Video)

Costa Philippou (12-3) has been on the cusp of entering the UFC middleweight title picture for quite some time, but he was derailed when Francis Carmont won a unanimous decision over him at UFC 165, ending Philippou’s five-fight victorious streak. Stepping into the Octagon opposite former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold (10-2) at UFC Fight Night 35, Philippou realizes that he could be right back in the thick of things with an impressive victory.

Philippou and Rockhold square off in the UFC Fight Night 35 main event on Wednesday, Jan. 15, on Fox Sports 1.

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