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Say Hello To The ‘Bad Guy’

You wouldn’t think someone who carries with him a nickname of “Soldier of God” is a bad person. But if you ask Paulo Costa, that’s exactly what Yoel Romero is. …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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UFC’s Paulo Costa: I Never Used Steroids In My Life

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Paulo Costa denies ever taking performance enhancing drugs. Costa was scheduled to take on Yoel Romero on April 27. Costa was pulled due to unknown …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Latest UFC On ESPN+ 9 Fight Card, TV Line Up

UFC will ask middleweight contender, Ronaldo Souza, to battle Jack Hermansson in the ESPN+ main event after withdrawals from both Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero. Elsewhere on the card, controversial …read more

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Yoel Romero to Israel Adesanya: ‘See you soon’

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 236, undefeated UFC middleweight contender Israel Adesanya became the interim champion with a dazzling decision defeat of the dangerous Kelvin Gastelum. …read more

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Costa fined by NYSAC for undisclosed violation, tells Romero to ‘quit being a b-tch’

Paulo Costa calls out Yoel Romero and claims he was fined by the NYSAC for using a stomach medication. Now we know the reason why Paulo Costa was mysteriously pulled …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Uriah Hall worries there is ‘mafia s**t’ going on in the UFC

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa has been the subject of several doping rumors of late, thanks in large part to the recent comments of his would-be opponent Yoel Romero. While …read more

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Costa Reveals Reason Behind Fight Cancellation

For the third time, a proposed fight between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa — which was scheduled to headline UFC on ESPN 3 on April 27, 2019 in Sunrise, Florida …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Paulo Costa Claims ‘Stomach Medication’ The Cause Of NYSAC Fine

Paulo Costa has been fined by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC). Costa was initially set to fight Yoel Romero this month, but was pulled from the UFC Fort …read more

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UFC’s Paulo Costa fined by NYSAC for undisclosed violation, says it was for ‘stomach medication’

Paulo Costa was booked to headline UFC Fort Lauderdale against Yoel Romero, but his subsequent removal from the April 27 card was never really explained.
Romero told ESPN a month ago …read more

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Posted on April 10, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Paulo Costa explains current situation, still wants Yoel Romero fight

Last month it was announced that perennial top UFC middleweight contender, Yoel Romero would be rematching with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in the main event of UFC Fort Lauderdale on April …read more

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Paulo Costa Says Stomach Medicine Led to Withdrawal from UFC on ESPN 3

When Paulo Henrique Costa was forced to withdraw from a proposed UFC on ESPN 3 bout with Yoel Romero, his opponent speculated that Costa’s exit was due to a USADA …read more

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Posted on April 9, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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UFC's Paulo Costa says stomach medicine reason for withdrawal, bothered by PED rumors

After weeks of speculation, Paulo Costa finally has spoken up about what kept him from a planned UFC on ESPN 3 fight with fellow contender Yoel Romero.
According to the Brazilian …read more

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Posted on April 9, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Jack Hermansson replaces Yoel Romero in UFC Ft. Lauderdale main event

Fresh off of a win in Philadelphia on March 30, Jack Hermansson is making a quick turnaround to face Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza later this month in Florida.
The UFC announced the …read more

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Jack Hermansson, ‘Jacare’ Souza verbally agree to headline UFC Fort Lauderdale

UFC Fort Lauderdale has a new main event.
After going from Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa to Romero vs. Ronaldo Souza 2, the ESPN card in Florida will now be headlined …read more

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Jack Hermansson replaces Yoel Romero, meets 'Jacare' Souza in UFC on ESPN 3 headliner

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Jack Hermansson def. David Branch at UFC Philadelphia: Best photos

Jack Hermansson’s first UFC main event will come on short notice against one of the top names in the middleweight division.
After …read more

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Jack Hermansson Fills in to Face Jacare Souza at UFC Fort Lauderdale

UFC Fort Lauderdale has got itself a new main event, with ESPN reporting that Jack Hermansson will step up to replace Yoel Romero in the main event to face Ronaldo …read more

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Report: Romero out of UFC Miami headliner with Souza due to illness

It looks like Yoel Romero is out of his headlining rematch with Jacare Souza at UFC on ESPN 3. Bad news for fight fans: Yoel Romero has been forced to …read more

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Yoel Romero out of UFC Fort Lauderdale main event

The UFC Fort Lauderdale main event has taken another strange turn.
Yoel Romero has been removed from his middleweight rematch with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza that was set to headline the April …read more

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Yoel Romero out of UFC Fight Night main event against Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Former two-time middleweight title contender Yoel Romero has been forced to drop out of his upcoming main event fight against Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza on April 27 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Sources …read more

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UFC on ESPN 3 Loses Headliner Yoel Romero, Livinha Souza

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s event in Fort Lauderdale has taken a big hit, as main eventer Yoel Romero has been forced to withdraw from his bout against Ronaldo Souza due …read more

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Posted on April 4, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Report | With Yoel Romero out, Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza potentially fighting Paulo Costa

Last night, we were hit with the unfortunate news that former UFC middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero had been forced out of the main event of UFC Fort Lauderdale with …read more

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Yoel Romero out of UFC on ESPN 3 headliner vs. 'Jacare' Souza due to illness

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The UFC has been forced to alter a main event on a major ESPN show for the first time in this new era. Yoel …read more

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Posted on April 4, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Report: Romero Bounced From UFC On ESPN 3

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was originally planning a middleweight main event between Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero for its upcoming UFC on ESPN 3 mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza, scheduled …read more

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Posted on April 4, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Sources: Illness nixes main event for UFC Miami

The planned rematch between Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo Souza at UFC Fight Night on April 27 has been canceled due to an illness by Romero, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Report | Yoel Romero Out of UFC Fort Lauderdale Main Event

According to a report from Brazilian media outlet AgFight, Yoel Romero is out of the UFC Fort Lauderdale main event due to an illness.

The report states that Romero contracted pneumonia …read more

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Posted on April 4, 2019, 6:17 am By
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Who Wins UFC Gold First: Romero Or Masvidal?

Middleweight contender Yoel Romero has already come up short on two occasions to win Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gold, falling both times to Robert Whittaker. But “Soldier of God” isn’t …read more

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Romero reveals hefty wager he made with Masvidal for 2019

According to Yoel Romero, he made a bet with friend and fellow Cuban fighter Jorge Masvidal that may cost each one a hefty amount of money. Apart from their …read more

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Posted on April 3, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Yoel Romero says he and Jorge Masvidal have a friendly wager for 2019 — and it could turn out to be an expensive one

Jorge Masvidal had somewhat of a star turn last month with his wild night at UFC London, which saw him starch hometown hero Darren Till with a wicked second-round knockout …read more

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Paulo Costa fires back at Yoel Romero: I’ve never doped like him

Paulo Costa says Yoel Romero has no idea what he’s talking about. It was expected that rising middleweight prospect Paulo Costa would face off against Yoel Romero at UFC Miami …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Paulo Costa Hurls Doping Accusations At Yoel Romero

Paulo Costa doesn’t appreciate Yoel Romero saying things that he heard regarding their canceled bout. Costa and Romero were scheduled to meet on April 27 for an Ultimate Fighting Championship …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Clean Paulo Costa never doped like Yoel Romero, will announce next fight ‘soon’

Sooner or later, one of two things will happen.
Either Paulo Costa will test positive for performance-enhancing drugs, or mixed martial arts (MMA) fans will have to accept that “Eraser” is …read more

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UFC Fort Lauderdale | Jacare Souza likely to retire if he doesn’t get title shot with a win over Yoel Romero

On April 27, the UFC heads to Florida for a pivotal middleweight showdown between two men that are quite familiar with one another.

UFC Fort Lauderdale’s featured attraction will see perennial …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2019, 12:46 am By
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If Romero Win Doesn’t Earn Him Title Shot, ‘Jacare’ Ready To Retire From MMA

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is prepared to walk away from mixed martial arts (MMA) competition if he doesn’t get what he deserves. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace will face Yoel Romero in …read more

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Posted on March 25, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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Romero: I will ‘take the belt’ at 185 before moving up to become LHW champ

Yoel Romero wants to become the UFC’s next two-division champion. Yoel Romero has failed to capture the UFC middleweight title on two separate occasions, but ‘Soldier of God’ is not …read more

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Posted on March 25, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Yoel Romero explains what he wants to accomplish before moving to light heavyweight

It’s previously been suggested that former UFC middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero could soon move up to the 205 pound light heavyweight division. From the sounds of it, however, Romero …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Latest UFC Ft. Lauderdale Fight Card, ESPN Line Up

No Paulo Costa? No problem! UFC will instead ask middleweight contender, Yoel Romero, to run it back with fellow 185-pound title hopeful, Ronaldo Souza, after “Soldier of God” narrowly squeaked …read more

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Posted on March 14, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Today on the show, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of Conor McGregor and cellphone-gate, UFC London storylines, Yoel Romero’s accusations about Paulo Costa and more.
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Paulo Costa’s Manager Denies Yoel Romero’s Doping Allegations: ‘That’s a Big Lie’

Paulo Henrique Costa was expected to face Yoel Romero at UFC on ESPN 3, but speculation has been rampant since it was announced that Ronaldo Souza, not Costa, would face …read more

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Costa Denies Failing Drug Test Despite Romero Rumor

Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender, Yoel Romero, told the mixed martial arts (MMA) media that former opponent, Paulo Costa, was yanked from their UFC Ft. Lauderdale main event …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2019, 6:17 pm By
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Paulo Costa’s manager refutes Yoel Romero’s claim of drug test positive

Paulo Costa’s aborted bout with Yoel Romero was not because of Costa testing positive for a banned substance, as Romero had initially claimed.
Romero and Costa were initially expected to …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Paulo Costa's manager responds to USADA violation rumors: 'He didn't test positive for anything'

A positive drug test did not cancel a highly anticipated fight between Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero, according to Costa’s manager.
“He didn’t test positive for anything – that’s it for …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Top middleweights troll Paulo Costa after Yoel Romero’s accusations

For a period, middleweight destroyers Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa were expected to collide this spring. In a surprising twist, however, Romero was then matched up with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza, …read more

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Yoel Romero Hints at USADA Violation for Proposed UFC on ESPN 3 Foe Paulo Costa

The announcement that a Yoel Romero would face Ronaldo Souza in a rematch in the UFC on ESPN 3 headliner came as something of a surprise, only because “The Soldier …read more

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Yoel Romero says he heard USADA violation for Paulo Costa, then walks it back

Last week, a previously agreed-upon UFC on ESPN 3 headliner between Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero gave way to a rematch between Romero and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza.
ESPN.com was first to …read more

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Yoel Romero heard Paulo Costa being flagged by USADA was reason for fight falling out

The middleweight division in MMA is one that is always providing some sort of intrigue and the reasons for why are seemingly limitless.

One of the recently proposed match-ups over the …read more

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‘Jacare’ Souza has awesome reaction Yoel Romero rematch booking

When former Strikeforce champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza joined the UFC middleweight division in 2013, he was right on the cusp of a UFC middleweight title shot.

He’s remained in close …read more

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'Jacare' Souza had the best reaction on Instagram to his Yoel Romero rematch booking

Ronaldo Souza never has fought for a UFC title. And the way he sees it, the road to get there just got a little bit longer.
It was pretty stunning late …read more

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Posted on March 8, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Yoel Romero-Ronaldo Souza Rematch to Headline UFC Fort Lauderdale

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has gone in a different direction for their April card in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., electing to stage the rematch between Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza as …read more

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Antonio Carlos Junior Calls Out Newly Freed Paulo Costa

With Paulo Costa suddenly becoming available following the announcement of Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa, Costa has a very willing replacement eager to take Romero’s place, that being #12-ranked middleweight …read more

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Posted on March 8, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Yoel Romero vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza 2 to headline UFC’s return to Florida

The UFC’s next Florida card won’t be headlined by Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa after all.
After months of speculation, the UFC has decided to give “Soldier of God” another opponent …read more

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Romero vs. Jacare 2 headlines UFC on ESPN in April

There’s been a change to the planned UFC Fort Lauderdale main event. UFC middleweight contenders Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza will meet again inside the Octagon.
ESPN’s Brett Okamoto confirmed with …read more

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Posted on March 8, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Antonio Carlos Junior wants 'overrated' Paulo Costa: 'We both have some issues we need to solve'

WICHITA, Kan. – Antonio Carlos Junior has taken notice of the UFC’s change of plans in relation a long rumored fight between Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero at next month’s …read more

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Romero-Souza Rematch to Headline UFC Fort Lauderdale

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has gone in a different direction for their April card in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., electing to stage the rematch between Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza as …read more

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Romero Vs. Souza Rematch Headlines UFC On ESPN 3

It seems a fight between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa simply isn’t meant to be.
After Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) initially eyed a showdown between the two hard-hitting Middleweights to headline …read more

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Posted on March 8, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Yoel Romero def. Ronaldo Souza at UFC 194: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Yoel Romero’s split decision win over Ronaldo Souza at UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Dec. 12, 2015. (Photos …read more

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Paulo Costa out, Yoel Romero vs. 'Jacare' Souza rematch headlines UFC on ESPN 3

The UFC has shifted gears for the main event of its Florida return next month.
A middleweight main event initially was planned for UFC on ESPN 3 between Paulo Costa (12-0 …read more

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BREAKING | UFC Sunrise headliner changes as Yoel Romero now set to rematch Jacare Souza

The UFC heads to Florida in late April for what looks to be a rather exciting card from top to bottom.

At the very top, however, there has been a change …read more

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Posted on March 8, 2019, 3:16 am By
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Reality Show Might Force Yoel Romero To Miss Out On UFC Florida Main Event

The UFC has been trying to nail down a fight between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa for some time now. The promotion would like for the two to headline UFC …read more

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Posted on March 5, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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