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Top middleweight contender Paulo Costa takes aim at Jon Jones

Jon Jones has found another adversary in the form of middleweight contender Paulo Costa. As of recent, Costa has been calling out UFC middleweight champion...
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Israel Adesanya: Francis Ngannou made Paulo Costa “s**t his pants” in UFC 248 confrontation

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya claims Francis Ngannou gave Paulo Costa a serious scare in the crowd at UFC 248. Adesanya fought in the main...
Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa

Israel Adesanya eager to punish “juiced-up monkey” Paulo Costa

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is eager for the opportunity to punish Paulo Costa for all of his trash talk. The two undefeated knockout artists...
Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa

Coach: Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa will be “the greatest middleweight title fight in...

Eric Albarracin has high expectations for Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa. Adesanya and Costa have been going back-and-forth at one another for months a fight...
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PHOTO | Paulo Costa is as jacked as ever during coronavirus pandemic

The gym closures and social distancing measures associated with the coronavirus pandemic have not stopped UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa from maintaining his physique. The...
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Paulo Costa has questions for Chael Sonnen following recent praise of Israel Adesanya

Paulo Costa has some questions for Chael Sonnen following the former UFC middleweight title challengers recent praise of current division champion Israel Adesanya. Sonnen has...
Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya wants Mortal Kombat-style title fight with Paulo Costa at UFC Fight Island

Israel Adesanya is ready to confront Paulo Costa, Mortal Kombat-style, on the UFC's much discussed Fight Island. The UFC has had to put multiple fight...
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Paulo Costa says USADA and the New York State Athletic Commission are on his...

Paulo Costa is not a fan of the New York State Athletic Commission and USADA and says he won't be fighting in New York...
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Paulo Costa speaks on issues of brain damage in MMA, willing to donate brain...

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa spoke about the effects of blows to the head in MMA and says he's willing to donate his brain...
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Doctor who administered IVs to Paulo Costa handed 2-year suspension from USADA

Dr. Lucas Penchel has been handed a two-year suspension from USADA in relation to a violation involving UFC middleweight Paulo Costa and his brother...
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Paulo Costa opens up on sparring session with Logan Paul

Earlier this week, video surfaced of a sparring session between top middleweight contender Paulo Costa and YouTube star Logan Paul. During this session, which included...
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VIDEO | Paulo Costa knocks out Logan Paul in sparring

New training footage has emerged of UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa knocking out YouTube sensation Logan Paul in sparring. Costa is one of the best...
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Paulo Costa trashes Israel Adesanya, says fight with Yoel Romero ‘was sh*t’

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa says he was ashamed of the UFC 248 main event stinker between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero. Adesanya defeated Romero...
Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa

Photo | Paulo Costa sends Israel Adesanya one final message ahead of UFC 248

Paulo Costa will have a cageside seat for tonight's highly anticipated UFC 248 middleweight title fight between Yoel Romero and Israel Adesanya. 'The Eraser' was...
Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya wants to get to Paulo Costa ‘before USADA does’

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes top contender Paulo Costa will inevitably get busted by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, and wants to get...
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Dana White says Paulo Costa attempted to use fake doctor to get cleared by...

UFC president Dana White has claimed that Paulo Costa tried to use a fake doctor in order to receive medical clearance from the UFC. Costa,...
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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...
Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya

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...
Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa

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...
Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya

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.