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Adesanya says Ngannou confronted, scared off Paulo Costa

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Paulo Costa was put in his place by Francis Ngannou, if Israel Adesanya and Dan Hooker are to believe. Cameroon and Nigeria border each …read more

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Israel Adesanya Claims Francis Ngannou Made Paulo Costa ‘Sh*t His Pants’

Israel Adesanya claims there was a spat between Francis Ngannou and Paulo Costa that left “Borrachinha” shook. Costa was near Octagon side for UFC 248 back in March. On that …read more

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Posted on May 27, 2020, 7:17 pm By
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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 event of UFC 248, successfully …read more

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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 are expected to fight next, …read more

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Posted on May 26, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya Eager To Fight ‘Juiced Up Monkey’ Paulo Costa Later This Year

Israel Adesanya is looking forward to sharing the Octagon with Paulo Costa later this year. Adesanya was expected to battle Costa in March but the Brazilian got hurt and had …read more

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Posted on May 26, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya excited to fight ‘juiced up monkey’ Paulo Costa after facing a ‘statue’ in Yoel Romero

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UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya always has something to prove to himself in every fight, but there’s a different feeling ahead of his next title …read more

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Coach: ‘Costa vs Adesanya will be the greatest middleweight title fight in history’

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Coach Eric Albarracin believes Paulo Costa vs. Israel Adesanya will be the greatest middleweight title fight in UFC history. Paulo …read more

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

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 between them seems likely. It …read more

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Paulo Costa expects Israel Adesanya to fight him like he did Yoel Romero

Paulo Costa expects UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya to approach their fight in much the same way he did his recent title defense against Yoel Romero.
Adesanya defeated Romero in a …read more

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Coach: Uriah Hall Can Beat Israel Adesanya

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Everyone is talking about Tyron Woodley and Paulo Costa when it comes to the next big threat for reigning UFC middleweight kingpin Israel Adesanya, …read more

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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 Brazilian middleweight, who is expected …read more

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Posted on May 4, 2020, 2:46 pm By
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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 boasted about Adesanya in recent …read more

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Paulo Costa's plans include winning both UFC middleweight and light heavyweight titles

Paulo Costa doesn’t plan on sticking around at middleweight for too long.
Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) is expected to challenge UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya sometime in summer, and he …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Mortal Kombat On Fight Island?

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With the extra time Paulo Costa received to heal from surgery due to Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) hiatus as a result of COVID-19, it’s …read more

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Posted on April 29, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Israel Adesanya Believes He’ll Walk Down Paulo Costa In UFC Title Bout

Israel Adesanya feels he will surprise people with his ability to walk down Paulo Costa. While it hasn’t been made official, many expect Adesanya to put his UFC middleweight gold …read more

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Posted on April 28, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Paulo Costa says USADA and the New York State Athletic Commission are on his “blacklist”

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 anytime soon. Back at UFC 212 …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2020, 2:46 am By
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USADA loophole? Costa says suspended ‘Wizard’ is ‘still my doctor’

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Did Costa just openly talk about a USADA loophole? UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa is still upset about the way USADA and the New …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Paulo Costa speaks on issues of brain damage in MMA, willing to donate brain for research

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 for research. Costa is one of …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Costa won’t fight past age 36, would ‘gladly’ donate brain for research

Jason da Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Middleweight contender Paulo Costa has some plans for when he wants to call it a career in MMA. He might be a knockout artist …read more

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Video: Brawny Brazilian Frightens Scrawny Stylebender

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Even the cockiest of Israel Adesanya’s fans are reconsidering their allegiance now that Brazilian beefcake, Paulo Costa, has revealed his …read more

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