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Paulo Costa will have a front row seat for Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero...

Paulo Costa will have a front row seat for Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero at UFC 248. In the main event of UFC 248, Adesanya...
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Paulo Costa reacts to Israel Adesanya apology, still plans to ‘erase’ him

Paulo Costa has responded to Israel Adesanya's apology for his Twin Towers comment, and the Brazilian middleweight is still enraged. At a recent UFC 245...
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Paulo Costa slams Israel Adesanya for using 9/11 reference in trash talk

Paulo Costa has unloaded on reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya for his questionable 9/11 remark at the UFC 248 press conference. At Friday's press...
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Dana White scolds Paulo Costa: ‘Pump the brakes’

When Paulo Costa defeated Yoel Romero in August of 2019, the expectation was that he'd get the next crack at UFC middleweight champion Israel...
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Paulo Costa says Israel Adesanya is easier fight than Uriah Hall

Top contender Paulo Costa says that believes UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is an easier fight for him than Uriah Hall was. Costa knocked out...
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USADA refutes report that Paulo Costa is the most drug tested fighter in UFC

According to a recent report from Yahoo Esportes, top ranked UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa was the most drug tested fighter by USADA in...
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Paulo Costa hopes Israel Adesanya waits for him as he says champ will ‘not...

Paulo Costa was expected to be next in line for middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya. However, an injured bicep took him out of those conversations....
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Michael Bisping announces his year-end MMA awards

Michael Bisping recently down with co-host Luis J Gomez on his podcast to announce the long-awaited results of his Believe You Me 2019 awards. Here...
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Paulo Costa was the most-tested UFC fighter by USADA in 2019

According to a new report, top-ranked UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa was the most-tested athlete on the UFC roster by USADA in 2019. Yahoo! Esportes...
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Israel Adesanya suggests a fight with Paulo Costa would be similar to McGregor-Aldo

Israel Adesanya says a potential bout with Paulo Costa would be similar to Conor McGregor's fight against Jose Aldo. Of course, in that fight, the...
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Paulo Costa calls Israel Adesanya a “p***y African”

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa blasted UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya on social media, calling the champ a "p***y African." Costa is the No. 1...
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Israel Adesanya names ‘the second most dangerous guy’ at middleweight

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya has spoken out about who he believes to be the biggest threat within his division.
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Israel Adesanya is suspicious of Paulo Costa’s injury

Israel Adesanya isn't sure if Paulo Costa is really injured. The two were set to fight in early 2020, yet a bicep injury has Costa...
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Yoel Romero responds to Paulo Costa, questions bicep injury

When it was announced that Paulo Costa will not be able to fight Israel Adesanya for the UFC middleweight title due to a bicep...
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Paulo Costa blasts Yoel Romero for calling out Israel Adesanya

Shortly after it came to light that an injury had forced Paulo Costa out of his planned title fight with UFC middleweight champ Israel...
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Paulo Costa injured, planned Israel Adesanya fight off the table

UFC president Dana White confirmed that top middleweight contender Paulo Costa is injured and out of his fight against Israel Adesanya. White confirmed in an...
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Brendan Schaub: Israel Adesanya will light Paulo Costa up like ‘Brazilian Christmas tree’

Brendan Schaub isn't sold on Paulo Costa being able to dethrone Israel Adesanya. The stage appears to be set for a middleweight title showdown between...
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Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa targeted for March PPV in Las Vegas

Israel Adesanya will have his first title defense against Paulo Costa this March in Las Vegas.  Sources told BJPENN.com the two camps are in preliminary...
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Opening odds released for Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa

The opening odds have been released for a potential middleweight title fight between champion Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa. Adesanya called for a fight with...
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Paulo Costa tells Israel Adesanya he shouldn’t have given him the middle finger: ‘See...

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa was not happy that new UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya flipped him the bird following his knockout win over...
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Israel Adesanya explains why he gave Paulo Costa the fingers following UFC 243 win

New UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya explained why he gave the middle finger to Paulo Costa following his main event win at UFC 243. "The...
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UFC 243 | Paulo Costa takes one final shot at Israel Adesanya and Robert...

Paulo Costa will be watching tonight's UFC 243 middleweight title unification bout between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker with great interest. The undefeated Brazilian, Costa...
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Paulo Costa says Israel Adesanya will be the first ‘kill’ on his record

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa has come on the offensive against interim champ Israel Adesanya. Costa says he badly wants to fight Adesanya after...
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Paulo Costa blasts Jeremy Stephens for not continuing against Yair Rodriguez

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa put featherweight Jeremy Stephens on blast for not continuing to fight after getting accidentally poked in the eye by...
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Paulo Costa trashes ‘skinny clown’ Israel Adesanya, says Dana White has promised him next...

Paulo Costa will be in attendance at UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia. But, he will not be there as a backup fighter to weigh-in....
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Paulo Costa believes he is ‘the toughest fight in the division’ after beating Yoel...

Paulo Costa picked up the biggest win of his career at UFC 241 when he beat Yoel Romero. The win improved his record to...
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Paulo Costa’s manager says he won’t move to 205lbs

Despite a recommendation from the California State Athletic Commission to move up in weight, Paulo Costa's manager says he won't be moving up to...
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Paulo Costa, five others, encouraged to change weight classes by CSAC

UFC 241 went down a couple of weeks ago in Anaheim, Calif., but the aftermath of the memorable event continues as six fighters —...