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Dana White says UFC 253 with Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa likely to take place on Fight Island

UFC president Dana White says that the UFC 253 pay-per-view featuring Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa will likely take place on Fight Island. UFC 253 is set to take place …read more

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VIDEO | Paulo Costa shares bizzare promo for Israel Adesanya title fight

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa has shared a truly bizarre promo video for his upcoming title fight with reigning middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. While most pre-fight promos feature footage of …read more

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Midnight Mania! Paulo Costa Just Dropped The Weirdest Promo Of All Time

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 04: Paulo Costa of Brazil | Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and …read more

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Posted on August 6, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Beast Mode! Jacked Costa Lands 23 Kicks In 12 Seconds

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Powerrr up! Fans who expect UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa to gas out during his five-round title fight against reigning 185-pound kingpin, Israel Adesanya, …read more

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Jared Cannonier hopes to serve as alternate for Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa matchup

Jared Cannonier will face Robert Whittaker at UFC 254 on October 24, but will be willing to serve as backup for the upcoming Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa middleweight title …read more

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Jared Cannonier Targets Alternate Spot For Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa

Jared Cannonier is aiming for an alternate spot in case something goes awry with Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa. Cannonier is on tap to face former UFC middleweight champion Robert …read more

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Jared Cannonier wants alternate status for Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa title fight

Jared Cannonier has a dance parter for his return, but he wouldn’t mind a late-notice shuffle.
The UFC middleweight contender returns to competition on Oct. 24 against former champion Robert Whittaker …read more

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Costa won’t shake Adesanya’s hand ‘even after I knock him out’

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For middleweight title challenger Paulo Costa, the bad blood with Israel Adesanya runs deep. As far as Paulo Costa is concerned, the rivalry …read more

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Paulo Costa: Robert Whittaker should fight Jared Cannonier in UFC middleweight title eliminator

Ahead of his first UFC title shot, Paulo Costa sees a particular way the middleweight division could play out.
Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) challenges champion Israel Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0 …read more

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Paulo Costa won’t be squashing beef with Israel Adesanya after fight

If you think Paulo Costa and Israel Adesanya will squash their beef after their UFC 253 middleweight title fight, you can think again. In a recent interview with MMA Junkie, …read more

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Paulo Costa isn't interested in peace with Israel Adesanya after UFC 253: 'I will not shake his hand'

Paulo Costa has a genuine disdain for Israel Adesanya and regardless of how their UFC 253 title fight unfolds, he has no intention of making peace.
After being on a collision …read more

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Dana White: Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier ‘really good fight’ for Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa winner

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Dana White is he’s taking things “day by day” when it comes to putting fights together, but has an idea of where the middleweight division …read more

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Costa slams Whittaker and Till for ‘f-ck ugly fight’ at UFC on ESPN 14

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“There’s no possibility those both guys were training during quarantine. I don’t believe that. F-ck ugly fight.” UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa was …read more

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Posted on July 27, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Robert Whittaker Says He’s Willing To Be On Standby For UFC 253

Following his victory over Darren Till, Robert Whittaker feels prepared to be on standby in case Israel Adesanya or Paulo Costa can’t compete at UFC 253. On July 25, Whittaker …read more

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Robert Whittaker plans to stay ready to step in against Adesanya, Costa

Robert Whittaker plans to be ready to step in if Israel Adesanya or Paulo Costa is forced out of their UFC 253 middleweight title fight. Whittaker fought in the main …read more

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Paulo Costa scolds Robert Whittaker and Darren Till for their fight at UFC Fight Island

Paulo Costa was not impressed by the performances of fellow middleweights Darren Till and Robert Whittaker in tonight’s UFC Fight Island 3 headliner. Till and Whittaker battled for twenty-five minutes …read more

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Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa react to Robert Whittaker-Darren Till fight at UFC on ESPN 14

The UFC on ESPN 14 main event between Robert Whittaker andDarren Till was of interest to many, but none moreso than their fellow competitors at the top of the UFC …read more

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Robert Whittaker breaks down Adesanya vs. Romero title fight

Robert Whittaker believes UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has the skills to defeat Paulo Costa. That being said, Whittaker sees Costa as a dangerous challenge for the champion. The Australian …read more

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Robert Whittaker says Israel Adesanya has the skill set to beat Paulo Costa at UFC 253

ABU DHABI – Robert Whittaker thinks Israel Adesanya has the tools to defeat Paulo Costa and retain his UFC middleweight title.
Former UFC middleweight champ Whittaker (20-5 MMA, 11-3 UFC), is …read more

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Dan Hardy Feels Paulo Costa Could Be Exposed In Fights With Adesanya, Whittaker, & Till

UFC color commentator and analyst Dan Hardy thinks Paulo Costa could run into problems against Israel Adesanya, Robert Whittaker, and Darren Till. Costa is expected to challenge Adesanya for the …read more

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Jack Hermansson plans on fighting Paulo Costa for middleweight title after defeating Till-Whittaker winner

UFC middleweight contender Jack Hermansson plans on fighting Paulo Costa for the UFC Middleweight Championship after beating the winner of this weekend’s Darren Till vs. Robert Whittaker fight. Hermansson is …read more

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Dan Hardy believes Adesanya, Whittaker and Till would make Paulo Costa “look quite silly” in potential fights

Dan Hardy believes Paulo Costa won’t fare too well against the top of the middleweight division. Costa is currently 13-0 and coming off a decision win over Yoel Romero. He …read more

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Dan Hardy believes Adesanya, Whittaker and Till would make Paulo Costa “look quite silly” in potential fights

Dan Hardy believes Paulo Costa won’t fare too well against the top of the middleweight division. Costa is currently 13-0 and coming off a decision win over Yoel Romero. He …read more

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Robert Whittaker: Israel Adesanya Has The Skillset Necessary To Beat Paulo Costa

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker believes Israel Adesanya has what it takes to thwart Paulo Costa. Back in Oct. 2019, Whittaker lost the middleweight gold to Adesanya. “The Reaper” …read more

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Hardy: Whittaker, Till, & Adesanya could make ‘powerlifter’ Costa look ‘silly’

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UFC commentator Dan Hardy doesn’t give much credit to the technical skill of middleweight title challenger Paulo Costa. With his …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa odds update

We have an update for the betting odds in the upcoming middleweight title fight at UFC 253 between champion Israel Adesanya and challenger Paulo Costa. The odds for Adesanya vs. …read more

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Jack Hermansson Predicts Paulo Costa Will Beat Israel Adesanya For UFC Middleweight Title

Jack Hermansson thinks Paulo Costa will get the job done against Israel Adesanya. Hermansson has positioned himself as a top-ranked UFC middleweight. He’s just a few spots below Jared Cannonier …read more

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Dana White Not Happy With Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa Report

UFC president Dana White is none too pleased with the report of Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa. Combate broke the news that Adesanya vs. Costa is set for UFC 253 …read more

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Jack Hermansson wants Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till winner, expects to face Paulo Costa for title

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Jack Hermansson has a master plan.
Step one was easy enough. After his four-fight winning streak was snapped by Jared Cannonier in September, “The Joker” …read more

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Jack Hermansson expects to challenge for UFC middleweight title — against Paulo Costa

Jack Hermansson believes he is rapidly closing in on a UFC middleweight title shot after submitting Kelvin Gastelum in Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 30 co-main event.
Hermansson (21-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) …read more

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Dana White annoyed that Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa fight leaked (UFC on ESPN+ 30 scrum)

The UFC still has one more event on Fight Island before heading back to the UFC Apex, but company president Dana White is ready to go home.
Though he couldn’t …read more

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No hugs or fake feuds - Adesanya-Costa at UFC 253 is as real as it gets

The UFC 253 title bout between undefeated middleweights Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa is everything the UFC and its fans want. …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa to Headline UFC 253 in September

A middleweight championship clash between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Henrique Costa will serve as the headliner for UFC 253. …read more

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Paulo Costa reacts after securing title shot against Israel Adesanya at UFC 253

Paulo Costa will get his first opportunity to fight for UFC gold when he squares off with middleweight champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 253. Following an initial report from Combate, …read more

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Sources: UFC sets Adesanya-Costa for Sept. 19

One of the most-anticipated UFC middleweight title fights has a date. Israel Adesanya will defend his 185-pound title versus Paulo Costa on Sept. 19, per multiple sources. …read more

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Adesanya Vs. Costa Finally Set For UFC 253 This September

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It looks like Israel Adesanya (19-0) and Paulo Costa (13-0) will finally get to share the Octagon, as “Last Stylebender” is set to defend …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa slated for UFC 253

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The UFC middleweight title will be at stake on September 19th. The highly anticipated middleweight showdown between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa now has …read more

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Report: Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa Set For UFC 253

Fight fans have been waiting to hear the date for Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa and it’s finally been revealed. Combate reports that Adesanya vs. Costa is a lock for …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa middleweight title fight set for UFC 253

The grudge match between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanyaand unbeaten contender Paulo Costa finally has a date.
Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) will make his second title defense when he meets …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa set for UFC 253

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The long-awaited showdown between UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa is set for UFC 253.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans …read more

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Dana White updates on Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa fight: “There’s no hold up”

UFC President Dana White recently provided an update on a long-awaited middleweight title fight between champ Israel Adesanya and challenger Paulo Costa. Fans have been dying to see Adesanya and …read more

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Dana White Explains Why Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa Hasn’t Been Booked

UFC president Dana White has offered a simple explanation for why Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa isn’t official yet. It’s clear to many that the next UFC middleweight title bout …read more

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White: ‘No Hold Up’ In Booking Adesanya-Costa

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Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is expected to defend his 185-pound title against No. 2-ranked contender Paulo Costa at …read more

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Paulo Costa’s manager says Adesanya turned down UFC 251, 252 fights

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When will this fight happen? Israel Adesanya refused to face Paulo Costa at UFC 251 or UFC 252, according to Costa’s manager Wallid Ismail.
Ismail …read more

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Paulo Costa’s manager says Eugene Bareman ‘lied,’ Israel Adesanya turned down UFC 251 fight

Paulo Costa is expected to challenge Israel Adesanya for the UFC middleweight gold next. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya’s coach Eugene Bareman recently said that “nothing has …read more

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Manager: Israel Adesanya has turned Paulo Costa down for UFC 251 and 252, fight now targeted for the fall

Wallid Ismail claims Israel Adesanya has turned Paulo Costa down for UFC 251 and UFC 252. Ever since Paulo Costa beat Yoel Romero at UFC 241 last August, it was …read more

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Paulo Costa becomes “the new face of the UFC” with win over Israel Adesanya according to Eric Albarracin

Eric Albarracin knows the stakes are high for a potential Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa matchup. Ever since Adesanya became the UFC’s middleweight champion, it was expected his first title …read more

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Adesanya’s coach brushes aside Rogan’s rumored TUF season

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City Kickboxing coach Eugene Bareman says the middleweight champ is currently eyeing a potential September fight with top contender Paulo Costa. Just last week …read more

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Eric Albarracin: Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya as 'TUF' coaches would result in 'level 10 type of intensity'

Eric Albarracin can’t wait for the build-up between Paulo Costa and Israel Adesanya.
The undefeated Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) is next in line to challenge UFC middleweight champion Adesanya (19-0 …read more

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Eugene Bareman Reacts To Joe Rogan’s Claim That Adesanya & Costa Will Coach The Ultimate Fighter

Israel Adesanya’s coach Eugene Bareman has responded to Joe Rogan’s claim that his athlete and Paulo Costa will coach The Ultimate Fighter. It’s clear to see that Adesanya and Costa …read more

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Coach addresses rumors of Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa serving as next TUF coaches

Coach Eugene Bareman, the head coach behind UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, recently addressed rumors that Adesanya will coach the next season of The Ultimate Fighter against top middleweight contender …read more

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Rogan says Adesanya and Costa will coach next season of TUF

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Joe Rogan claims Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa will coach the next season of The Ultimate Fighter. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) will be making …read more

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Joe Rogan Claims Israel Adesanya & Paulo Costa Set To Coach The Ultimate Fighter

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan may have spilled the beans on plans for Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa. UFC president Dana White recently revealed to reporters as well as fans …read more

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Joe Rogan confirms Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa will coach The Ultimate Fighter

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan confirmed that UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa will coach the next season of The Ultimate Fighter. Rogan made the announcement on a …read more

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Costa Crowns Himself ‘King Of B*tches’

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What’s the hold up?
Israel Adesanya is the undisputed UFC middleweight champion and Paulo Costa is the consensus No. 1 contender, …read more

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Paulo Costa tells the UFC to send him Israel Adesanya’s address so he can make ‘Stylebender’ sign the contract

Paulo Costa is getting frustrated with Israel Adesanya. Ever since Costa beat Yoel Romero by unanimous decision at UFC 241, it was expected he would fight the winner of Robert …read more

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Paulo Costa reacts after Jon Jones leaks private messages on social media

Jon Jones took aim at top middleweight contender Paulo Costa shortly following the conclusion of last night’s UFC on ESPN 11 event. ‘Bones’, who recently vacated his UFC light heavyweight …read more

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Dana White confirms Adesanya vs. Costa and Miocic vs. Cormier 3: “The fights we have lined up for summer are just awesome!”

UFC president Dana White confirmed Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3 as well as a middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa. The UFC has a number of …read more

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Jon Jones shares direct messages from apologetic “b*tch” Paulo Costa

Reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones buried top middleweight contender Paulo Costa this evening on social media. ‘Bones’ took to Twitter shortly following the conclusion of tonight’s UFC on …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2020, 7:46 am By
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Costa Wants $15 Million To Fight Adesanya, Coach TUF

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Add undefeated middleweight contender Paulo Costa to the growing list of fighters who want more money from Ultimate Fighting Championship …read more

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Costa wants ‘15 million’ to fight Adesanya

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Paulo Costa wants big bucks to fight Israel Adesanya. Paulo Costa wants Jon Jones money.
The Brazilian knockout artist recently hinted at a TUF …read more

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Paulo Costa says he wants “$15 million” to fight Israel Adesanya and coach TUF

Paulo Costa has set his price to coach The Ultimate Fighter and fight Israel Adesanya. Dana White has recently said TUF is coming back and named a few possibilities of …read more

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