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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 —...
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Paulo Costa accuses Yoel Romero of ‘dirty’ tactics in UFC 241 fight

At UFC 241, Paulo Costa picked up the biggest win of his career, defeating Yoel Romero by unanimous decision — but it didn't come...
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Georges St-Pierre believes Paulo Costa has earned middleweight title shot

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre was tuned in for UFC 241, and just like everyone else who watched, he was blown...
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Paulo Costa “might kill” Israel Adesanya following “Dinosaur Arms” comment

Undefeated contender Paulo Costa has his sights set on a future matchup with current interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. The Brazilian standout, Costa (14-0 MMA),...
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Dana White reacts to Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa at UFC 241

UFC President Dana White spoke to media following the conclusion of UFC 241, where he shared his thoughts on tonight's Yoel Romero vs. Paulo...
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Pros react to Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa at UFC 241

A key middleweight bout between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa took place on the main card of tonight's UFC 241 event in Anaheim. Romero (13-3...
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UFC 241 Results: Paulo Costa defeats Yoel Romero (Highlights)

A key middleweight bout between former division title challenger Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa takes place on the main card of UFC 241. 'The Soldier...
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Kenny Florian thinks Paulo Costa took Yoel Romero bout too soon

Kenny Florian believes that Paulo Costa is not ready for a middleweight the caliber of Yoel Romero. Ready or not, Costa will indeed go one-on-one...
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Paulo Costa makes confident prediction for Yoel Romero fight

Paulo Costa has high expectations for himself heading into his UFC 241 fight against Yoel Romero. The Brazilian has been asking for this fight for...
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UFC 241 | Pro fighters make their picks for Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa

The UFC has stacked the deck for UFC 241, with the heavyweight title on the line and some very intriguing bouts on the main...
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PHOTO | Paulo Costa looks ridiculously jacked ahead of UFC 241

Paulo Costa has always been a big middleweight. Heading into his UFC 241 showdown with former UFC middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero, he looks...
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Paulo Costa says ex-trainer was a ‘snitch’ and tried to blackmail him with IV...

Paulo Costa is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 241 against Yoel Romero. It will be the Brazilian's first fight since being...
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Fourth time’s the charm, Yoel Romero vs Paulo Costa targeted for UFC 241

The UFC middleweight division homes several super talented competitors and at the very top, each is continually producing great fights.
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Paulo Costa Accepts Six-Month USADA Suspension For IV Use

Paulo Costa has accepted a six month punishment from the USADA. The rising UFC middleweight agreed to a six-month...
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Jeff Notvitzky says USADA is ‘still evaluating’ Paulo Costa case

If you were hoping to see undefeated middleweight knockout artist Paulo Costa back in the cage soon, well, you might have some...
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Israel Adesanya responds to Paulo Costa

It is becoming very clear that current interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and surging contender Paulo Costa do not like each other....
Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya fires back at Paulo Costa after post-fight comments

Shortly after Israel Adesanya captured the UFC interim middleweight title by defeating Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC 236 co-main event, he found...

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