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Paulo Costa set to return in August main event opposite Jared Cannonier

Two of the middleweight division's top contenders are set to rebound off of recent losses against one another. It's Paulo Costa vs. Jared Cannonier. ESPN's...
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Derek Brunson explains why he called out Paulo Costa following win over Kevin Holland

UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson explained why he called out Paulo Costa following his win over Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 22. Brunson won a...
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Paulo Costa reveals timeframe for return to Octagon, suggests two potential opponents

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa revealed the timeframe for his return to the Octagon, and he suggested two potential opponents for it. Costa was set...
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Coach provides details on Paulo Costa’s current health

Paulo Costa's coach & brother has provided some more details on the current health of the UFC middleweight contender. It was recently reported that Costa...
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Paulo Costa forced out of UFC fight with Robert Whittaker

Paulo Costa will no longer be fighting former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker on April 17 as previously planned. After initial report from Ag.Fight suggested...
Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya

Paulo Costa claims “Sober Costa” is still “undefeated”

Paulo Costa has jokingly responded after all the backlash he received for saying he fought Israel Adesanya with a hangover. Costa had entered the Adesanya...
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Luke Rockhold blasts “annoying, stupid” Paulo Costa for hangover excuse: “Shut up and stop...

Luke Rockhold is not a fan of Paulo Costa. After Costa suffered his first career loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC 253 for the middleweight...
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Israel Adesanya reacts after Paulo Costa suggests he was hungover in their fight at...

UFC middleweight king Israel Adesanya has issued a reaction to Paulo Costa's claim he was hungover for the UFC 253 showdown. Adesanya put on a...
Daniel Cormier, UFC

Daniel Cormier absolutely rips Paulo Costa for suggesting he lost to Israel Adesanya due...

Daniel Cormier did not hold back while addressing Paulo Costa's recent claim that he fought Israel Adesanya with a hangover at UFC 253. On Sunday,...
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Cub Swanson scolds Paulo Costa for suggesting he fought Israel Adesanya with a hangover:...

UFC veteran Cub Swanson isn't happy with Paulo Costa claiming he was hungover when he fought Israel Adesanya at UFC 253. The bout between Costa...
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Paulo Costa claims he drank a bottle of wine the night before his title...

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa claimed that he drank too much wine the night before his title fight with Israel Adesanya at UFC 253. The...
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Paulo Costa turns down opportunity to headline UFC on ABC 2 card vs. Robert...

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa has turned down the chance to main event the UFC's next big ABC card on April 10, Fight News...
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Paulo Costa has seriously trimmed down since his loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC...

Paulo Costa has trimmed down considerably following his loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC 253 this past September. Costa and Adesanya squared off for the...
Robert Whittaker, Joe Rogan

Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa opening betting odds released

The opening betting odds have been released for the upcoming middleweight bout between top contenders Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa. It was announced this week...
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Report | Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa headlines UFC Fight Night card in April

A middleweight bout between contenders Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa is reportedly being targeted for a UFC Fight Night card on April 17. Sherdog.com first...
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Team Paulo Costa “terrorizing” Dana White for Robert Whittaker matchup

UFC president Dana White said that Team Paulo Costa has been "terrorizing" him to book a matchup against Robert Whittaker. Whittaker and Costa are the...
Paulo Costa

Report | Paulo Costa vs. Robert Whittaker targeted for March, interim title possible says...

MMA manager Wallid Ismail says the UFC is targeting an important middleweight matchup between Paulo Costa and Robert Whittaker for March. Ismail told Portal Do...
Dana White

Dana White on potential Marvin Vettori vs. Paulo Costa matchup: “Love it”

UFC president Dana White said that he would "love" to watch a potential middleweight bout between Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa. Vettori picked up the...
Marvin Vettori

Marvin Vettori backtracks on callout of Paulo Costa, makes case for title shot instead

UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori backtracked on his callout of Paulo Costa, shifting his target to UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Vettori picked up a unanimous...
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Marvin Vettori calls out Paulo Costa following win over Jack Hermansson, Dana White reacts

Marvin Vettori called out Paulo Costa immediatley following his sensational win over Jack Hermansson in the main event of UFC Vegas 16. Vettori (16-4-1 MMA)...
Paulo Costa, Luke Rockhold

Paulo Costa reveals he fought Israel Adesanya with a “totally impaired” leg and should’ve...

Paulo Costa has finally revealed what happened before his UFC 253 fight against Israel Adesanya. Leading into the event, it was a highly-anticipated bout and...
Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya

Paulo Costa confirms fight with Robert Whittaker “very close” to being booked

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa confirmed that a fight against former champion Robert Whittaker is "very close" to being booked. Costa recently called out Whittaker...
Robert Whittaker

Robert Whittaker reacts to callout from Paulo Costa: “He just lost his contention to...

UFC middleweight Robert Whittaker has issued his response after a recent callout by divisional rival Paulo Costa. Whittaker seems to be the next man in...
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Paulo Costa calls out Robert Whittaker: “We can do amazing fight”

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa called out Robert Whittaker following his unanimous decision win over Jared Cannonier at UFC 254. Costa is coming off of...
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Israel Adesanya shares DM he sent Paulo Costa after UFC 253 fight

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has shared a private message that he sent Paulo Costa after their fight. Adesanya took on Costa in the main...
Israel Adesanya, Kevin Holland

Israel Adesanya continues to torment Paulo Costa following win at UFC 253

Undefeated UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (20-0 MMA) continues to torment Paulo Costa following their clash at UFC 253. 'Stylebender' and 'The Eraser' collided in...
Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson slams Paulo Costa over recent comments regarding his return to UFC

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Johnson has issued a scathing response to recent middleweight title challenger Paulo Costa. Costa (13-1 MMA) put his...
Darren Till

Darren Till dubs Israel Adesanya’s UFC 253 performance an “utter masterclass” but vows he...

Darren Till praised Israel Adesanya's showing against Paulo Costa while simultaneously declaring that he will beat the champion one day. Adesanya was able to completely...