Costa Philippou: After I beat Tim Boetsch, everyone will have to talk about me

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Rising UFC middleweight contender Costa Philippou spoke to Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour to discuss the last-minute cancellation of his UFC 154 bout with Nick Ring as well as his now impending bout with Tim Boestch at UFC 155. Philippou tells Helwani he believes he's being underrated, but that when he beats Boetsch, the MMA community will be forced to begin talking about him as a real contender in the 185-pound division.

Watch the full interview here:

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