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Paulo Costa trashes ‘skinny clown’ Israel Adesanya, says Dana White has promised him next title shot

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. Instead, he will be there to …read more

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Paulo Costa believes he is ‘the toughest fight in the division’ after beating Yoel Romero

Paulo Costa picked up the biggest win of his career at UFC 241 when he beat Yoel Romero. The win improved his record to a sterling 13-0.
Following the win over …read more

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Costa believes Whittaker will beat ‘fake champion’ Adesanya at UFC 243

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“I think Robert will still be champion. He will defeat the fake champion, Israel.” Paulo Costa might want to lock …read more

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Forget The CSAC, ‘Borrachinha’ Is Staying Put

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Surging UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa will not be leaving the 185-pound division behind even if the California State Athletic …read more

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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 205lbs.
Wallid Ismail, the colorful manager and …read more

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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 — including Paulo Costa — have been …read more

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Paulo Costa among six UFC 241 fighters recommended to move up in weight by CSAC

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Paulo Costa could be facing some serious changes ahead of his next appearance in “The Golden State.”
MMA Fighting’s Damon Martin has confirmed …read more

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CSAC Bans Costa From Competing At Middleweight

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Paulo Costa, who is expected to get the next crack at the 185-pound crown, …read more

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CSAC tells six fighters, including Paulo Costa, to move up in weight after UFC 241

Paulo Costa won’t be able to fight at 185 pounds in future California fights unless he gets cleared by the state’s athletic commission.
The undefeated UFC middleweight contender is among six …read more

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Posted on August 28, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Whittaker Feels Romero Was Discouraged When He Couldn’t Finish Costa

Robert Whittaker believes Yoel Romero was taken aback when Paulo Costa absorbed his shots. On the main card of UFC 241, Romero went one-on-one with Costa. The bout was back-and-forth …read more

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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 easy. Romero gave Costa everything he …read more

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Paulo Costa hopes Israel Adesanya beats Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 so he can 'erase him'

Paulo Costa scored the biggest win of his young UFC career at UFC 241, and he hopes to faces Israel Adesanya next.
And just like Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) chimed …read more

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Paulo Costa accuses 'nice guy' Yoel Romero of dirty tactics in UFC 241 fight

Paulo Costa went through a grueling fight with Yoel Romero and picked up the biggest win of his career.
He defeated Romero via unanimous decision at UFC 241 in a bout …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2019, 1:16 am By
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UFC 241: Paulo Costa vs Yoel Romero recap video

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See the highlights and recap from UFC 241: Paulo Costa vs Yoel Romero. Costa defeated Romero in an epic three-round battle, both men left battered and …read more

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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 away by the main card war …read more

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UFC 241 medical suspensions: Anthony Pettis, Paulo Costa face potential six-month terms 

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Several fighters competing at UFC 241 this past weekend are looking at potentially lengthy medical suspensions for a litany of injuries.
On Monday, …read more

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UFC 241 medical suspensions: Manager refutes CSAC claim of Paulo Costa broken foot

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A grueling “Fight of the Night” has UFC middleweight Paulo Costa facing a long medical suspension.
According to the California …read more

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Posted on August 19, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Paulo Costa Says He’ll Kill Israel Adesanya If He Beats Robert Whittaker

It’s clear that Paulo Costa has no plans to be chummy with Israel Adesanya. Costa appears to be in prime position for a UFC middleweight title shot after defeating Yoel …read more

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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), defeated former title challenger Yoel Romero …read more

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Joe Rogan on Yoel Romero: “The man is made out of some other worldly material”

UFC commentator Joe Rogan was cageside for last night’s UFC 241 middleweight war between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa.
The highly anticipated bout lived up to expectations as ‘The Soldier of …read more

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After UFC 241, Paulo Costa thinks Robert Whittaker, Israel Adesanya scared of him

ANAHEIM, Calif. – At the conclusion of Paulo Costa’s fight Saturday night, the fans at Honda Center seemed thrilled. But they weren’t the only ones.
The UFC brass was happy enough …read more

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Costa May Kill Adesanya Over Dinosaur Arms Insult

Brazilian middleweight contender Paulo Costa says interim champ Israel Adesanya made things ‘personal’ with his disparaging comments about arm length. Any doubts people had about Paulo Costa being legit were …read more

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Paulo Costa: ‘I can kill’ Israel Adesanya if he wins title at UFC 243, not interested in being backup

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With the most important win of his career, Paulo Costa leapfrogged the rest of the UFC’s middleweight division and now stands as a clear-cut contender.
It …read more

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Five Rounds: Is Stipe Miocic the greatest heavyweight in UFC history?

Stipe Miocic avenged his 2018 loss to Daniel Cormier and regained the UFC heavyweight championship, Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero went to war and Nate Diaz made an instant splash …read more

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Dana White reacts to Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Cost 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 Costa fight.
Speaking with ESPN‘s Brett Okamoto …read more

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UFC 241 Post-Fight Press Conference: Paulo Costa (Complete)

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Paulo Costa scored the biggest victory of his career at UFC 241 on Saturday in Anaheim, Calif. Not only did he settle his beef with Yoel …read more

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UFC 241 bonuses: Stipe Miocic, Khama Worthy, Paulo Costa, Yoel Romero all cash in

Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Stipe Miocic won it all on Saturday night.
Not only did he regain the heavyweight title and not only did …read more

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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 of God’ will be returning to …read more

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UFC 241 Highlights: Paulo Costa Decisions Yoel Romero in Wild Fight

Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa was a wild fight at the UFC 241 pay-per-view event. The two fighters met in a middleweight bout at UFC 241 that aired exclusively on …read more

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UFC 241 Results: Costa Decisions Romero In Wild Brawl!

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Undefeated up-and-coming Middleweight stud, Paulo Costa, looked to use perennial 185-pound contender, Yoel Romero, as his stepping stone to propel …read more

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UFC 241 video: Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero engage in wild slugfest

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Watch footage from UFC 241’s Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa. In one of the most highly anticipated bouts from UFC …read more

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Paulo Costa vs. Yoel Romero full fight video highlights

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Watch Paulo Costa vs. Yoel Romero full fight video highlights from a fight on UFC 241’s main card above, courtesy of the UFC.
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Posted on August 18, 2019, 4:16 am By
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UFC 241 results: Paulo Costa bests Yoel Romero in a slugfest

Paulo Costa arrived at the top of the middleweight division, getting the better of Yoel Romero at UFC 241 on Saturday in Anaheim, Calif.
The two had been on a collision …read more

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Twitter reacts to Paulo Costa's narrow win over Yoel Romero in thriller at UFC 241

Paulo Costa validated himself as a true middleweight contender on Saturday when he defeated Yoel Romero at UFC 241.
Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) joined reigning 185-pound king Robert Whittaker as …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Costa’s wild brawl with Romero

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In a crazy fight, Paulo Costa scored an unanimous decision win over Yoel Romero at UFC 241. On Twitter, pro …read more

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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 MMA) was returning to action for …read more

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UFC 241 results: Paulo Costa calls for title shot following win over Yoel Romero in instant classic

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Paulo Costa wants a title shot after earning the biggest win of his career at UFC 241.
It was a bloody back and forth battle over …read more

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Highlights! Costa Outlasts ‘Soldier Of God’ At UFC 241

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The matchup between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa delivered on arrival last night (Sat., Aug. 17, 2019) at UFC 241 …read more

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UFC 241 results: Paulo Costa edges Yoel Romero in thrilling battle

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — On paper, the UFC 241 main-card middleweight bout between Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero looked like …read more

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UFC 241 live blog: Romero vs. Costa

Yoel Romero faces off with Paulo Costa ahead of their middleweight bout Saturday at UFC 241 in Anaheim, California | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Costa Builds On Romero Beef, Wants Title Shot With UFC 241 win

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Undefeated middleweight Paulo Costa will enter the biggest fight of his MMA career later tonight (Sat., Aug. 17, 2019) at …read more

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UFC 241 breakdown: Can Paulo Costa earn a career-making win over Yoel Romero?

Without a doubt, one of the most intriguing matchups at UFC 241 on Saturday night is the main-card middleweight showdown between contenders Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa.
And not just because …read more

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Yoel Romero makes weight for UFC 241 bout vs. Paulo Costa

Yoel Romero | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Yoel Romero made weight—and a statement—on Friday.
At the official weigh-ins for UFC 241, Romero came in at 184.5 pounds, 1.5 pounds under …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Yoel Romero not concerned with weight cut ahead of UFC 241

Yoel Romero is confident that he can avoid a scale fail at the UFC 241 weigh-ins.
Tomorrow night (Aug. 17), Romero will collide with Paulo Costa in a middleweight tilt. Romero …read more

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Yoel Romero fight is personal for Paulo Costa 'because he talked a lot of (expletive) about me'

ANAHEIM, Calif. – As long as no fight week mishaps occur before Saturday night, two of the UFC’s top middleweights will finally square off.
The promotion has angled for a fight …read more

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UFC 241 Clash: Romero Vs. Costa!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight powerhouses Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa will slug it out this Saturday (Aug. 17, 2019) at UFC 241 from …read more

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Despite USADA claim, Yoel Romero can't figure out why Paulo Costa has made fight personal

ANAHEIM, Calif. – UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa has promised to make Yoel Romero pay for comments about his testing history.
Meanwhile, Romero (13-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) can’t figure out why …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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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 with “The Soldier of God” (see …read more

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Thumbs Up If You Think Costa Smashes Romero

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title contender, Paulo Costa, hasn’t competed since his UFC 226 knockout win over Uriah Hall …read more

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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 a long time and now, after …read more

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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 card. In one of those bouts, …read more

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