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Vettori Not Thrilled By The Idea Of Being Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 Backup

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori isn’t keen on signing on as a backup fighter for the anticipated UFC 271 main event between 185-pound king Israel Adesanya and former champion Robert …read more

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Jose Aldo criticizes Paulo Costa over recent weight miss: “It’s a lack of respect”

Former UFC featherweight champion and current bantamweight contender Jose Aldo criticized Paulo Costa over his recent weight miss. Costa was supposed to fight Marvin Vettori last month in a middleweight …read more

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This UFC Fighter Will Give Islam Makhachev ‘Problems’

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Islam Makhachev is going to have a tough time with highly ranked UFC lightweight Beneil Darius, says Marvin Vettori. Islam …read more

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Vettori Names The One Lightweight Who Will Give Makhachev Problems

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori has revealed who he thinks will cause surging lightweight Islam Makhachev the most trouble at 155 pounds.

Makhachev’s rise up the divisional ladder has been as …read more

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Marvin Vettori believes there is one lightweight fighter who could give Islam Makhachev “a lot of problems”

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori believes there is one lightweight fighter who could give Islam Makhachev “a lot of problems.” Vettori trains at Kings MMA alongside Beneil Dariush, who is …read more

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‘Fighters cheat all the time’ - McCarthy explains why ref took point from Costa

Paulo Costa prepares to fight Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 41. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

“Big John” McCarthy explains referee Jason Herzog’s …read more

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Costa wants to return to middleweight despite weight miss at UFC Vegas 41

Paulo Costa before his fight against Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 41. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The No. 5 ranked middleweight moved …read more

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UFC Fight Night 196 medical suspensions: Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori face 180-day terms

Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori are both looking at six months off after their five-round war at UFC Fight Night 196.
Vettori (18-4-1 MMA, 8-3-1 UFC) outlasted Costa (13-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) …read more

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Vettori, Costa Facing Six-Month Suspensions

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Top 5 middleweights Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa are facing a pair of six-month medical suspensions following their five-round war …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 medical suspensions: Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori potentially out 6 months after main event war

Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori fought tooth-and-nail in this past Saturday’s main event and …read more

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Marvin Vettori “absolutely makes sense” as backup for upcoming UFC title fight, says Dana White

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori “absolutely makes sense” as the backup for the upcoming 185lbs title fight, says Dana White. Vettori defeated Paulo Costa via unanimous decision in the main …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Oct. 26: Marvin Vettori's gamble pays dividends

Marvin Vettori has dealt with his share of critics over the years, but it’s hard to find fault in his effort throughout the entirety of fight week at UFC Fight …read more

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Costa ‘didn’t earn the right’ to make weight demands like Nick Diaz, says Hooker

Paulo Costa celebrates after going five rounds with Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 41. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The ‘Hangman’ wasn’t a fan …read more

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Video: Thoughts on Paulo Costa and a potentially bad UFC precedent to disregard weight

It was an intriguing week in the UFC, with Paulo Costa admitting a bicep injury was the culprit behind his inability to make middleweight against Marvin Vettori, leading to the …read more

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Hooker: Costa’s Weight Miss Was An “FU” To Fans, The UFC & Vettori

Dan Hooker has slammed former UFC middleweight title challenger Paulo Costa for disrespecting Marvin Vettori, the fans, and the promotion by not making his division’s weight limit last week.

Costa returned …read more

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Daniel Cormier Disagrees With Ref Taking A Point Away From Paulo Costa

Daniel Cormier doesn’t think Paulo Costa should’ve had a point taken away from him against Marvin Vettori.

In the main event of UFC Vegas 41, Costa and Vettori headlined the card …read more

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Daniel Cormier Disagrees With Ref Taking A Point Away From Paulo Costa

Daniel Cormier doesn’t think Paulo Costa should’ve had a point taken away from him against Marvin Vettori.

In the main event of UFC Vegas 41, Costa and Vettori headlined the card …read more

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Paulo Costa says he is going back to middleweight following UFC Vegas 41 weight miss debacle

UFC contender Paulo Costa says he is going back to middleweight following this past weekend’s UFC Vegas 41 weight miss debacle. Costa was supposed to fight Marvin Vettori in the …read more

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Israel Adesanya reacts after Marvin Vettori defeats Paulo Costa at UFC Vegas 41

Israel Adesanya clearly tuned in to watch his former opponents Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori square off at last Saturday’s UFC Vegas 41 event. The former middleweight title challengers, Costa …read more

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Israel Adesanya reacts to Mavin Vettori’s win over Paul Costa: ‘I told you they were both sh*t’ | Video

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel ‘The Last Stylebender’ Adesanya reacts to the UFC Fight Night main event between Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori.

Adesnaya handed Costa his first career loss at UFC …read more

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Adesanya Mocks ‘Sh*t Show’ Between Vettori, Costa

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UFC middleweight contenders Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa went to war for all five rounds in the UFC Vegas 41 …read more

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Paulo Costa Shares His One Regret Coming Out Of UFC Vegas 41

Paulo Costa has given his thoughts on his UFC Vegas 41 loss to Marvin Vettori.

Costa was facing a ton of controversy heading into his main event performance against Vettori, and …read more

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Israel Adesanya reacts to Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori war: ‘They’re both sh*t’

Israel Adesanya won’t be losing any sleep if he ever has to rematch Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori.
The two middleweight contenders (competing at light heavyweight due to Costa negotiating a …read more

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What’s next for Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa after UFC Vegas 41?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 41, top-five middleweights collided at light heavyweight as Mavrin Vettori took on Paulo Costa. Vettori entered the fight coming off a decision loss …read more

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Marvin Vettori does not believe Paulo Costa missed weight due to a bicep injury

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori does not believe that his rival Paulo Costa missed weight at UFC Vegas 41 due to a bicep injury. Vettori defeated Costa via unanimous decision …read more

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Israel Adesanya Provides Commentary On Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori

Israel Adesanya is back for another round of analysis on this past weekend’s UFC Vegas 41 main event between Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori.

Last week, UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes Paulo Costa may have been judged unfairly at UFC Vegas 41: “I’ve poked guys more and didn’t get a point taken away”

Daniel Cormier has questioned Jason Herzog’s decision to take a point from Paulo Costa on Saturday night. This past weekend saw Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori settle their rivalry in …read more

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Paulo Costa issues statement following decision loss to Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 41

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa issued a statement following his unanimous decision loss to Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 41. Costa and Vettori went to war for 25 minutes in …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier believes Jason Herzog ‘unfairly’ took a point away from Paulo Costa at UFC Vegas 41

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This past weekend, Marvin Vettori turned in a stellar performance, both inside and outside the cage, winning a unanimous decision …read more

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7 unanswered questions from UFC Vegas 41

Paulo Costa lost to Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 41 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

What was Paulo Costa thinking and six more questions …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: Fights to make

Paulo Costa before his UFC Vegas 41 main event vs. Marvin Vettori. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Paulo Costa after UFC Fight Night 196 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Marvin Vettori after UFC Fight Night 196 win?)
Paulo Costa significantly damaged his value prior to his UFC Fight Night 196 main event …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Marvin Vettori after UFC Fight Night 196 win?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Paulo Costa after UFC Fight Night 196 loss?)
It was far from ideal, but Marvin Vettori’s experience in the lead up and fallout …read more

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UFC Fight Night 196 post-event facts: Marvin Vettori, Paulo Costa produce record output

UFC Fight Night 196 took place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, and it was just the fifth time the promotion has staged a 14-fight card.
The final bout …read more

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Dana White reveals the fight night weights of Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 41

UFC president Dana White revealed the fight night weights of Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori at Saturday night’s UFC Vegas 41 event. Costa and Vettori were originally scheduled to fight …read more

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Marvin Vettori reacts following main event win over Paulo Costa at UFC Vegas 41

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori reacted following his main event win over Paulo Costa at Saturday’s UFC Vegas 41 event. Vettori was supposed to fight Costa in a middleweight fight …read more

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Dana White Says Paulo Costa Must Now Fight As A Light Heavyweight

Paulo Costa’s days as a UFC middleweight are over, according to Dana White.

Costa made his unintended light heavyweight debut against Marvin Vettori on Saturday thanks to his much publicized weight …read more

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Marvin Vettori not buying ‘fat ass’ Paulo Costa’s reason for weight miss: ‘That doesn’t make any f*cking sense’

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Like everything else that was thrown his way throughout the week, Marvin Vettori isn’t buying what Paulo Costa is selling …read more

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Costa Reveals Why He Missed Weight For Vettori Bout, Refuses To Apologize

Paulo Costa has revealed why he missed weight by almost 20 pounds for his fight with Marvin Vettori—and he feels no reason to apologize for it. 

Costa is now on a …read more

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The Pulse of MMA: Fans React To Vettori Win & Fedor’s Ageless KO

The Pulse of MMA: Fans’ Raw Reactions To The Sport’s Biggest Stories

UFC Vegas 41 Results: Marvin Vettori Def. Paulo Costa

In last night’s UFC Vegas 41 main event, Marvin Vettori defeated …read more

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Marvin Vettori claims he took home 30% of Paulo Costa’s fight purse, says he would have finished him if he “wasn’t as big”

Marvin Vettori claims he took home 30% of Paulo Costa’s fight purse at UFC Vegas 41, adding he would have finished ‘The Eraser’ if he “wasn’t as big”. The former …read more

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Marvin Vettori: ‘I don’t like how Paulo Costa carried himself’ | UFC Vegas 41 Video

Middleweight contender Marvin Vettori defeated No. 2 ranked middleweight Paulo Costa in the UFC Vegas 41 main event on Saturday.

The Italian had an eventful fight week that started …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: Vettori DEF. Costa | 6th Round Post-Fight Show

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Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are here to breakdown this Saturday’s, October 23rd, ‘UFC Vegas 41: Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori’ event. …read more

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Paulo Costa: ‘I really believe that I won’ | UFC Vegas 41 Video

Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori went to war in the UFC Vegas 41 main event on Saturday at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

After five-rounds of fighting, all three …read more

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Paulo Costa says bicep injury in camp led to weight cut issues ahead of UFC Fight Night 196

LAS VEGAS – Paulo Costa provided insight into what caused the fight week weight class changes ahead of his fight on Saturday against Marvin Vettori.
In the days leading up to …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 Results: Marvin Vettori decisions Paulo Costa in epic war

While the UFC Vegas 41 main event between middleweight contenders Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa took place in the light heavyweight division, the fight exceeded expectations.

The two were originally …read more

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Marvin Vettori glad he didn't fall into Paulo Costa's 'trap' at UFC Fight Night 196

LAS VEGAS – Marvin Vettori says keeping his composure was a key factor in getting his hand raised against Paulo Costa at UFC Fight Night 196.
Vettori (18-5-1 MMA, 8-3-1 UFC) …read more

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White Praises Vettori, Says Costa Will Stay At 205

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Not only did Marvin Vettori claim a unanimous decision win over Paulo Costa last night (Sat., Oct. 23, 2021) at …read more

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Paulo Costa cites injured left bicep in explanation for massive weight issue at UFC Vegas 41

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Paulo Costa congratulated Marvin Vettori on a well-fought contest and didn’t want to make excuses for his UFC Vegas 41 …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 post-fight show: Reaction to classic Marvin Vettori vs. Paulo Costa main event

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Marvin Vettori outlasted Paulo Costa in an absolute classic in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Vegas 41 event at …read more

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Paulo Costa reacts following loss to Marvin Vettori, addresses UFC Vegas 41 weight debacle

Former UFC title challenger Paulo Costa has reacted after suffering a unanimous decision loss to Marvin Vettori in tonight’s UFC Vegas 41 main event. The former middleweight title challengers, Costa …read more

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Dana White reacts to Vettori defeating Costa, says Paulo will no longer be allowed to compete at 185lbs

Dana White shared his thoughts on tonight’s UFC Vegas 41 main event between Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa during the post-fight presser. The former middleweight title challengers, Costa and Vettori, …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 post-fight bonuses: Marvin Vettori gets $50k for hard-fought decision over Paulo Costa

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UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori delivered in UFC Vegas 41’s headliner, and he got a little extra cash consideration for the …read more

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Dana White praises Marvin Vettori, says Paulo Costa must now fight at light heavyweight

LAS VEGAS – After a fight week with unusual changes, UFC president Dana White was ultimately pleased with the outcome of the main event of UFC Fight Night 196.
Marvin Vettori …read more

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UFC Fight Night 196 bonuses: Marvin Vettori gets extra $50,000 – but none for Paulo Costa

The UFC handed out four post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s card, including to the main event winner.
After UFC Fight Night 196, four fighters picked up an extra $50,000 for their performances …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 Bonus Report: Marvin Vettori among four winners

The Octagon remained in Nevada for today’s UFC Vegas 41 event, a fourteen-bout fight card headlined by Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori. The main event proved to be a thrilling …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 in Tweets: Pros react to Marvin Vettori’s victory after five-round brawl with Paulo Costa

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It was surely one of the strangest fight weeks in recent memory as Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori’s fight slowly …read more

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Marvin Vettori outpoints Paulo Costa in grueling back-and-forth war at UFC Vegas 41

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Whether during fight week or in the actual fight itself, Marvin Vettori handled everything Paulo Costa threw at him for …read more

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Fighters React To Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori At UFC Vegas 41

Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori brought a slugfest in their fight. 

The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Vegas 41 event on Saturday night (October 23, 2021) from …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: Pros react to Marvin Vettori’s gritty decision victory over Paulo Costa

Marvin Vettori beat Paulo Costa by decision at UFC Vegas 41. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Marvin Vettori defeated Paulo Costa at UFC Vegas …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 video highlights: Marvin Vettori pressures Paulo Costa in thrilling decision win

Marvin Vettori pressured Paulo Costa in a decision win at UFC Vegas 41 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Check out the full fight video …read more

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Pros react after Marvin Vettori defeats Paulo Costa at UFC Vegas 41

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 41 event was headlined by a light heavyweight bout featuring Paulo Costa taking on Marvin Vettori. The former middleweight title challengers, Costa and Vettori, were originally supposed …read more

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Twitter reacts to Marvin Vettori's win over Paulo Costa in classic at UFC Fight Night 196

After a fight week filled with drama, Marvin Vettori delivered when it mattered most to defeat Paulo Costa in the UFC Fight Night 196 main event.
Vettori (18-5-1 MMA, 8-3-1 UFC) …read more

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UFC Fight Night 196 results: Marvin Vettori outlasts Paulo Costa in five-round war

Despite the shifts in weight during fight week, Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa put on an incredible fight for 25 minutes.
The light heavyweight bout was the UFC Fight Night 196 main …read more

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Marvin Vettori vs. Paulo Costa official scorecard

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Check out the official scorecard from the UFC Vegas 41 main event between Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa after Saturday’s …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 Highlights: Marvin Vettori Outpoints Paulo Costa In Memorable Fight

Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori was an exceptional main event. 

The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (October 23, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 41 event from Las …read more

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Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori full fight video highlights

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Watch Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori full fight video highlights from their UFC Vegas 41 clash above, courtesy of …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 Results: Marvin Vettori defeats Paulo Costa (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 41 event is headlined by a light heavyweight bout featuring Paulo Costa taking on Marvin Vettori. The former middleweight title challengers, Costa and Vettori, were initially supposed …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 live blog: Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori

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This is the UFC Vegas 41 live blog for Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori, the light heavyweight headliner for Saturday’s …read more

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[ARCHIVES] How Paulo Costa Negotiated $100,000 More In UFC Contract

Hours before Paulo Costa takes the cage tonight to face Marvin Vettori, here is the Brazilian discussing how he was able to negotiate a big pay bump to his UFC …read more

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UFC Fight Night Costa vs. Vettori: Live results and analysis

Top middleweights Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori will settle their score at light heavyweight. Follow live. …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: Costa vs. Vettori live results, discussion, play by play

Paulo Costa of Brazil and Marvin Vettori of Italy face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at UFC APEX on October 22, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo …read more

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[ARCHIVES] Paulo Costa Calls Israel Adesanya A ‘P*ssy African’

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Aside from the conflict regarding his weight issues ahead of today’s UFC Vegas 41 event, Paulo Costa hasn’t had any problems with opponent Marvin Vettori. The same can’t …read more

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WATCH: UFC Vegas 41 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC Vegas 41 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes.

In the headliner, Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori will collide in a light heavyweight clash. UFC Vegas …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 Clash: Costa Vs. Vettori!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight scrappers Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori will clash TONIGHT (Sat., Oct. 23, 2021) at UFC …read more

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[ARCHIVES] Paulo Costa Accuses Ex-Trainer Of Blackmail With IV Video

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Tonight, Paulo Costa will headline UFC Vegas 41 against Marvin Vettori. Leading into the event, here’s a trip back to a story from two years ago surrounding a …read more

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[ARCHIVES] Vettori Slams Jake Paul & Media For Giving Him Attention

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Here is a story from earlier this year of tonight’s UFC Vegas 41 headliner Marvin Vettori bashing Jake Paul and the MMA media for “showering” him with attention. …read more

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Marvin Vettori on Paulo Costa match: ‘I’m just better’

Middleweight contenders Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori headline the UFC Vegas 41 fight card in a light heavyweight bout after Costo showed up too heavy to make the middleweight limit …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 Results: Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori

UFC Vegas 41 goes down tonight (Sat. October 23, 2021) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: ‘Costa vs. Vettori’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Nevada for today’s UFC Vegas 41 event, a fourteen-bout fight card headlined by Paul Costa taking on Marvin Vettori. The former middleweight title challengers, Costa and …read more

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Manager: Costa missed weight because he wants ‘UFC to cut him’

Paulo Costa poses on the scale at the UFC Vegas 41 weigh-in ahead of his light heavyweight bout with Marvin Vettori at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. | …read more

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Did Costa Miss Weight To Get Cut By UFC?

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Paulo Costa has officially made the 205-pound mark for his main event clash with Marvin Vettori this Saturday (Oct. 23, …read more

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Paulo Costa didn’t watch tape on Vettori, calls Marvin ‘a little dumb as a fighter’

Paulo Costa is set to face Marvin Vettori on October 23. | Jason da Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Paulo Costa trusts his skills to take care …read more

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Marvin Vettori cusses out and flips off Paulo Costa in heated faceoff after weight debacle (Video)

Marvin Vettori was heated when he went face-to-face with Paulo Costa at the UFC Vegas 41 faceoffs. Vettori and Costa are set to headline the card and it was scheduled …read more

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UFC Vegas 41: Costa vs. Vettori fight week coverage

Paulo Costa of Brazil and Marvin Vettori of Italy face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at UFC APEX on October 22, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 preview show: Did Paulo Costa game the system?

Paulo Costa will now face Marvin Vettori in the main event of UFC Vegas 41 in a light heavyweight matchup. Did Costa put one over on the UFC, and will …read more

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‘Minotauro’ Nogueira breaks down Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori, calls Fedor Emelianenko heavyweight GOAT

Former UFC, PRIDE champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira now works as UFC ambassador in Brazil. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

Paulo Costa re-enters the cage for …read more

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UFC Fight Night 196 predictions: Marvin Vettori or Paulo Costa in 205-pound main event?

Costa
vs.
Vettori
Dawson
vs.
Glenn
Clark
vs.
Edwards
Caceres
vs.
Choi
Grant
vs.
Trinaldo
Negumereanu
vs.
Villanueva

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 167-97

Costa
(57%)

Dawson
(87%)

Clark
(75%)

Choi
(50.1%)

Trinaldo
(63%)

Negumereanu
(77%)

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2021: 172-92

Vettori

Dawson

Clark

Choi

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 166-98

Vettori

Dawson

Edwards

Choi

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 164-100

Vettori

Dawson

Edwards

Choi

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 161-103
2020 Champion

Vettori

Glenn

Clark

Choi

Trinaldo

Villanueva

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 160-104
2018 Champion

Costa

Dawson

Edwards

Choi

Grant

Negumereanu

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
2021: 160-104

Vettori

Dawson

Clark

Choi

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 159-105
2014 Champion

Vettori

Dawson

Clark

Caceres

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2021: 155-109
2017 Champion

Costa

Dawson

Clark

Choi

Trinaldo

Negumereanu

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: …read more

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‘This is just ridiculous’: Pros react to Paulo Costa weight controversy ahead of UFC Vegas 41

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What a wild week for Paulo Costa.
The Brazilian’s middleweight clash against Marvin Vettori was originally set for 185 pounds. Then …read more

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Video: Vettori blasts Costa at weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 41

Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori being separated at the UFC Vegas 41 weigh-ins. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

A fairly heated staredown between …read more

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Quote: I Was Told The UFC Won’t Allow Costa To Fight At MW Again

Paulo Costa’s days fighting at middleweight could be in the rearview mirror.

Paulo Costa is scheduled to fight Marvin Vettori this weekend at UFC Vegas 41. The bout was originally set …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 Face-offs: Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori exchange words

Following Friday’s official UFC Vegas 41 weigh-ins at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, the fighters competing on the fight card faced off with their opponents.

Middleweight contenders Paulo Costa and …read more

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UFC Fight Night 196 video: Marvin Vettori flips off, cusses out Paulo Costa in heated faceoff

LAS VEGAS – Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori came face-to-face for the first time ahead of UFC Fight Night 196. And to no one’s surprise, things got a bit heated.
After …read more

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Face Off! Vettori Double Birds Costa During UFC Vegas 41 Staredowns

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Well, it should be no surprise to anyone that the staredown between Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa for their UFC Vegas …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 live results: Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori

Full UFC Vegas 41 live results from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas begin at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT on Saturday, October 23, on MMAWeekly.com. Click on …read more

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Costa, Vettori tip scales for UFC Fight Night clash

Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori, who originally agreed to a middleweight bout, hit the scales Friday ahead of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night showdown, which will now be contested as a …read more

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Vettori explains why he’s fighting Costa at 205 pounds

Marvin Vettori ahead of his fight against Israel Adesanya at UFC 263.

Vettori and Costa usually compete at 185 pounds. Marvin Vettori and …read more

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Video: Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori make weight for revised UFC Fight Night 196 main event

LAS VEGAS – Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori is finally official after multiple weight class changes ahead of UFC Fight Night 196.
Fight week began with Costa (13-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) …read more

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UFC Vegas 41 weigh-in results: Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori make light heavyweight limit after late curveball

Paulo Costa | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

After finally settling on a weight class, Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori are official for Saturday’s main …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC Vegas 41 weigh-in results: Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori on weight for 205lbs fight

The official weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 41 took place on Friday in Las Vegas, and 28 of the 28 fighters scheduled to compete have made weight. In the headliner, Paulo …read more

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