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Costa Tweets, Deletes Attack On ‘P*ssy African’

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Move over Jon Jones, there’s a new “tweet and delete” kid in town.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title contender, Paulo Costa, …read more

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Posted on November 19, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Yoel Romero angling for Israel Adesanya title fight with Paulo Costa sidelined

He may have lost three of his last four fights, but Yoel Romero is still angling for a UFC middleweight title shot.
By all rights, Paulo Costa earned a shot at …read more

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Paulo Costa calls Israel Adesanya a ‘P-ssy African’

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Tensions continue to rise between Paulo Costa and Israel Adesanya. There’s no love lost between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa.
Both men have been …read more

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Paulo Costa calls UFC champ Israel Adesanya a 'P---y African,' alleges media bias in online rant

Paulo Costa is charging full force at UFC champion Israel Adesanya.
On Tuesday, middleweight contender Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) took to Twitter to bash Adesanya (18-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC). The …read more

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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 contender in the UFC middleweight division …read more

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Morning Report: Yoel Romero continues to push for fight with Israel Adesanya: ‘The people want to see who is the real champion’

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Yoel Romero is still shooting his shot.
Last month it was revealed that Paulo Costa would be sidelined for several months with a bicep injury. …read more

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Israel Adesanya Says Paulo Costa Might Miss His UFC Title Shot Forever

Israel Adesanya believes Paulo Costa is missing the boat. Adesanya’s first UFC middleweight title defense was expected to be against Costa. The UFC even flew Costa to Melbourne, Australia as …read more

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Israel Adesanya wants to ‘embarrass’ Paulo Costa, considers Jared Cannonier second-most dangerous middleweight

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya barely had a chance to celebrate his win over Robert Whittaker to become undisputed UFC middleweight champion before he started surveying the list …read more

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Israel Adesanya is suspicious of Paulo Costa’s injury

Israel Adesanya isn’t sure if Paulo Costa is really injured.
The two were set to fight in early 2020, yet a bicep injury has Costa sidelined for eight months. However, Adesanya …read more

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Dana White denies Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero rumors

With top middleweight contender Paulo Costa injured, the expectation has been that Yoel Romero will get the call to fight reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya next.
UFC President Dana White …read more

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Adesanya Very Suspicious Of Costa’s Injury

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A couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that Paulo Costa had suffered an injury and the looming rehabilitation would …read more

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Posted on November 5, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Yoel Romero Fires Back At Paulo Costa: ‘You Left In A Wheelchair’

Yoel Romero wasted little time responding to Paulo Costa. Israel Adesanya’s first UFC middleweight title defense is unknown at this time. While Costa was considered to be a shoo-in for …read more

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Yoel Romero responds to Paulo Costa, questions bicep injury

When it was announced that Paulo Costa will not be able to fight Israel Adesanya for the UFC middleweight title due to a bicep injury, Yoel Romero quickly inserted himself …read more

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Paulo Costa blasts Yoel Romero for calling out Israel Adesanya

Shortly after it came to light that an injury had forced Paulo Costa out of his planned title fight with UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya, Yoel Romero inserted himself into …read more

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Paulo Costa confirms he won’t be ready to fight until next April

Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

No. 1 UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa has suffered a setback while recovering from bicep surgery, and he won’t be ready to fight until spring. …read more

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Posted on October 30, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Paulo Costa Blasts Yoel Romero For Calling Out Israel Adesanya

Yoel Romero is calling for a UFC middleweight title bout against Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa is having none of it. UFC president Dana White revealed that Costa has undergone …read more

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Yoel Romero responds to Israel Adesanya: 'Give me the (expletive) date'

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When news emerged that Paulo Costa will be out for eight months, the UFC diverted its attention to another middleweight contender.
That man is none …read more

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Israel Adesanya hints at potential title defense vs. Yoel Romero

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Could Yoel Romero challenge for the UFC middleweight title coming off a loss to Paulo Costa? With Paulo Costa seemingly sidelined, it appears that …read more

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Morning Report: Yoel Romero calls out Israel Adesanya, Adesanya seems interested, Paulo Costa responds

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It looks like we might have a middleweight title fight on our hands, but it’s not the one we were all expecting.
Yesterday, reports came out …read more

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White: Costa won’t fight Adesanya next

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Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa will have to wait, UFC president Dana White said. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya’s first title defense won’t come …read more

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UFC champ Israel Adesanya: Bring on Yoel Romero now that Paulo Costa is out

In the wake of derailed plans, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is calling his shot.
Adesanya, who claimed gold earlier this month from Robert Whittaker at UFC 243, had been expected …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds to Yoel Romero

Fight fans received unfortunate news today that Paulo Costa had suffered an injury and was forced out of his slated title fight with Israel Adesanya.
UFC President Dana White revealed the …read more

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Dana White Says Paulo Costa Is Injured & Won’t Fight Israel Adesanya Next

Israel Adesanya won’t be facing Paulo Costa next after all. Adesanya became the undisputed UFC middleweight champion earlier this month. He starched Robert Whittaker, earning a second-round TKO victory in …read more

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Paulo Costa injured, planned Israel Adesanya fight postponed

UFC president Dana White confirmed that top middleweight contender Paulo Costa is injured and out of his fight against Israel Adesanya.
White confirmed in an interview with The Schmo that Costa …read more

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Dana White: Israel Adesanya's next fight in the works, but it's not Jon Jones or Paulo Costa

Less than a month after he won the UFC middleweight title, Israel Adesanya is already progressing toward his next fight.
According to UFC president Dana White, the UFC and Adesanya are …read more

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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 undisputed UFC 185-pound champion Adesanya and …read more

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Dana White Wants Israel Adesanya To Fight Paulo Costa Before Jon Jones

UFC president Dana White plans on booking Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa before potentially entertaining the Jon Jones fight. Adesanya captured the undisputed UFC middleweight championship earlier this month. He …read more

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Dana White confirms Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa, likes future fight with Jon Jones

UFC president Dana White has confirmed that UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will fight Paulo Costa next, and he likes a future Jon Jones matchup.
Speaking to TMZ, White confirmed the …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Dana White trying to make Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa before Adesanya vs. Jon Jones

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UFC president Dana White, in a recent interview with TMZ Sports, gave an update on the lightweight and …read more

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UFC 243 'Thrill and Agony': Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa don't like each other

Once again, the UFC takes us behind the scenes of its latest pay-per-view: this time at UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia.
UFC 243 took place last Saturday at Marvel Stadium in …read more

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Israel Adesanya laughs off Jon Jones’ ‘nerd’ comment as feud continues

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has laughed off the retort of Jon Jones as he focuses his attention on defending the undisputed title against Paulo Costa.
Adesanya is still basking in …read more

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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 talks and a date has …read more

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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 Costa after he beat Robert Whittaker …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Paulo Costa: ‘I Want To Make Him My B*tch’

Israel Adesanya now has his sights fully set on Paulo Costa. Last night (Oct. 5), Adesanya silenced his doubters. He took on Robert Whittaker for the undisputed UFC middleweight championship. …read more

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Adesanya on Costa: ‘I want to make him my b-tch’

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Israel Adesanya is looking forward to meeting Paulo Costa in what will likely be his first defense of the UFC middleweight title. Israel Adesanya wouldn’t …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC 243: Israel Adesanya's perfect night, why Paulo Costa is the perfect fight

What mattered most at UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia? Here are a few post-fight musings …
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1. Israel Adesanya’s perfect night
When it comes to delivering in a …read more

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Paulo Costa details post-UFC 243 run-in with Israel Adesanya, fears he’ll kill champ in Octagon

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Paulo Costa, the apparent No. 1 UFC middleweight contender, didn’t need any more motivation to fight Israel Adesanya after UFC 243. But he certainly …read more

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Paulo Costa tells Israel Adesanya he shouldn’t have given him the middle finger: ‘See you soon’

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa was not happy that new UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya flipped him the bird following his knockout win over Robert Whittaker in the main event …read more

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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 Last Stylebender” jumped on top of …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Casuals think I’ll lose to Paulo Costa but ‘will be waiting a long time’

MELBOURNE, Australia – New UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya plainly wants a piece of fellow undefeated competitor Paulo Costa next.
Adesanya went back and forth with Costa this week in the …read more

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Paulo Costa on possible Israel Adesanya fight consequences: 'I can kill him'

The rivalry between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa ratcheted up several levels on Saturday night.
In his crowning moment, Adesanya (18-0 UFC, 7-0 MMA) defeated Robert Whittaker to unify the UFC …read more

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UFC 243 | Paulo Costa takes one final shot at Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker

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 (13-0 MMA), is expected to be …read more

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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 UFC 243, and he wants to …read more

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With Jones Looming, Costa Should Be Rooting For ‘Reaper’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender, Paulo Costa, wants current interim 185-pound titleholder, Israel Adesanya, to unify the division titles …read more

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Michael Bisping: Paulo Costa’s Criticism Of Jeremy Stephens Is ‘Bullsh*t’

Michael Bisping believes Paulo Costa is “tempting fate” with his comments on Jeremy Stephens. Earlier this month, Stephens and Rodriguez shared the Octagon in the main event of UFC Mexico …read more

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Jack Hermansson open to title eliminator with Paulo Costa if victorious at UFC Copenhagen

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Jack Hermansson knew Paulo Costa’s showdown with Yoel Romero would likely determine the next middleweight title contender.
“The Joker” believes the victorious Brazilian is “most …read more

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