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Paulo Costa reacts after being called out by Sean Strickland: “He’s kind of living on a permanent concussion”

Paulo Costa has reacted to a recent call-out from Sean Strickland as the middleweights continue to trade verbal blows. The eccentric personality of Paulo Costa has been there for all …read more

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“Hunt That Kid Down” – Luke Rockhold Claims Surprising Reason For UFC Release

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold has shed some light on his UFC release and future plans. At UFC 278, Rockhold fought Paulo Costa in a bloody, hard-hitting war. Despite …read more

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Posted on January 28, 2023, 3:46 am By
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Luke Rockhold Parts Ways With UFC, Enters Free Agency

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is free of his UFC contract and is pondering his next combat sports move. Rockhold’s last UFC fight came against Paulo Costa at UFC …read more

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Sean Strickland Says Paulo Costa’s Contract Complaints Are His Fault

UFC middleweight contender Sean Strickland has commented on Paulo Costa’s current contractual stand-off with the UFC, claiming that the problem is of the Brazilian’s own doing. Next month, the MMA …read more

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Sean Strickland slams ‘f-khead’ Paulo Costa for demanding higher pay

Sean Strickland at the UFC 276 pre-fight press conference in Las Vegas. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Sean Strickland doesn’t think Paulo Costa is …read more

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Sean Strickland blasts Paulo Costa for his contract dispute with the UFC: “You don’t act like a professional”

UFC fighter Sean Strickland has hit out at Paulo Costa for the way in which he’s handled his recent contract dispute. The eccentric nature of Paulo Costa has been there …read more

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Title-Worthy Whittaker Smart Enough To Beat Pereira

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Robert Whittaker was recently left hanging after his UFC 284 Paulo Costa clash fell apart.
The former Middleweight champion isn’t getting …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2023, 3:46 am By
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Sean Strickland blasts Paulo Costa for being a 'f*ck head' while wanting new UFC deal

Sean Strickland questions Paulo Costa’s actions amidst his contract dispute with the UFC.
Costa (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) won’t be fighting Robert Whittaker at UFC 284 after failing to come to terms …read more

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Luke Rockhold teases return despite retiring after UFC 278 loss: “2023 could get interesting”

Luke Rockhold may not be retired after all. Rockhold made his return to the Octagon at UFC 278 against Paulo Costa but suffered a decision loss in a thrilling back-and-forth …read more

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Luke Rockhold might already be teasing a comeback

Luke Rockhold retired following his loss to Paulo Costa at UFC 278 and then doubled down on that announcement on Instagram shortly after.

“I want to retire. I want to …read more

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DC advises Paulo Costa to fight Khamzat Chimaev for higher payday

Paulo Costa before his fight against Luke Rockhold. | Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images

Daniel Cormier would like to see Paulo Costa fight Khamzat Chimaev. …read more

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Daniel Cormier encourages Paulo Costa to face Khamzat Chimaev in the final fight of his UFC deal: “Beat him impressively. Then, you hold all the chips”

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier has encouraged Paulo Costa to take on Khamzat Chimaev in the last fight of his contract. We all know Paulo Costa to be an eccentric figure. …read more

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Daniel Cormier Shares How Paulo Costa Can Gain Leverage In UFC Negotiations

Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier believes there’s one matchup Paulo Costa can take that could massively increase his contractual bargaining power. The future of Costa, a one-time middleweight title …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Paulo Costa would 'hold all the chips' in UFC negotiations if he beat Khamzat Chimaev

Daniel Cormier thinks the best way Paulo Costa can get leverage on the UFC is by beating Khamzat Chimaev.
Costa (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) has one fight left on his UFC …read more

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Paulo Costa and Belal Muhammad chime in on Khamzat Chimaev’s claim that nobody wants to fight him

Paulo Costa and Belal Muhammad have both laughed off Khamzat Chimaev’s claim that nobody wants to fight him. It’s no secret that Khamzat Chimaev is one of the scariest fighters …read more

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Paulo Costa calls 'bullsh*t' on Khamzat Chimaev's struggle to find fights; Belal Muhammad chimes in

Paulo Costa and Belal Muhammad are crying foul on Khamzat Chimaev’s claim that no one wants to fight him.
Undefeated rising UFC star Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) recently said he …read more

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Video: Bobby Green schools Paulo Costa in playful sparring session

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They say timing beats speed, but it also helps a lot if you’re faster and more agile than your opponent, as …read more

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Paulo Costa: UFC Pays Brazilian Fighters Poorly

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Paulo Costa feels the reason the UFC won’t negotiate with him is a nefarious one. Costa was supposed to return against Robert Whittaker at UFC …read more

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Cannonier Vs. Whittaker In Australia? ‘Yeah, Absolutely’

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Jared Cannonier is letting the world know he’s more than happy to replace Paulo Costa against Robert Whittaker when the …read more

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Paulo Costa reveals negotiations with UFC before Robert Whittaker fight was officially cancelled

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According to Paulo Costa, the UFC at one point offered a four-fight contract worth $500,000 total that …read more

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Paulo Costa openly wonders if the UFC pays Brazilian fighters less on purpose: “maybe they think, ‘Ah, these motherf*ckers live in Brazil in the jungle”

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa has his theory behind why he’s not being paid well. ‘The Eraser’ has been out of action since his return against Luke Rockhold in August. …read more

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Chael Sonnen thinks Robert Whittaker should get title shot vs. Alex Pereira – and he'd be favorite

Chael Sonnen thinks Robert Whittaker should be rewarded with a title shot after his fight with Paulo Costa fell through.
Despite the promotion officially announcing a fight between Whittaker (24-6 MMA, …read more

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Israel Adesanya Gives Kudos To Paulo Costa

Former UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya may not have the best relationship with Paulo Costa, but he can still give the Brazilian credit where it’s due. Adesanya’s title reign recently …read more

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Whittaker confirms removal from UFC 284 

Robert Whittaker at a media day for UFC 284. | Photo by Brendon Thorne/Zuffa LLC

The ‘Reaper’ was expected to fight Paulo Costa, but …read more

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Posted on December 21, 2022, 3:16 am By
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Robert Whittaker reacts to not facing Paulo Costa at UFC 284: ‘This is very upsetting’

Paulo Costa had been saying that he didn’t have a deal with the UFC to fight former champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 284 on February 12. It turns out …read more

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Robert Whittaker reacts after losing out on Paulo Costa fight at UFC 284: “This is very upsetting”

Robert Whittaker is reacting after losing out on the Paulo Costa fight at UFC 284. It was to be Robert Whittaker (24-6 MMA) vs Paulo Costa (14-2 MMA) in a …read more

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Fans React To Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa Bout Falling Through

The scheduled bout between middleweights Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa for UFC 284 is reportedly off. The UFC will be returning to Australia next year for the first time since …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa scrapped from UFC 284 card in Australia

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The upcoming UFC 284 card in Australia has just taken a major hit with the cancellation of …read more

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Robert Whittaker confirms he won't remain on UFC 284: 'This is very upsetting'

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is upset.
Following a confirmation Monday that Paulo Costa (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) will not compete at UFC 284 in Perth, Australia, Whittaker (24-6 MMA, …read more

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Paulo Costa & Robert Whittaker React To UFC 284 Fight Cancelation

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Paulo Costa sent a message to Robert Whittaker following the news of their axed fight. Costa and Whittaker were supposed to square off at UFC …read more

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Paulo Costa reacts to the news that his UFC 284 fight against Robert Whittaker is off: “They should stop being petty”

Paulo Costa has reacted after it was revealed his UFC 284 fight against Robert Whittaker is off. The UFC announced Costa would be going down to Perth, Australia to fight …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa off UFC 284

Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa will not be fighting at UFC 284 in Perth, Australia. The UFC announced the fight on social media, but for weeks, Costa has said he …read more

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Previously Announced Robert Whittaker-Paulo Costa Bout Not Happening at UFC 284

A previously announced middleweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa is now not likely to happen at UFC 284, according to a report from ESPN. …read more

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'They should stop being petty': Paulo Costa vs. Robert Whittaker reportedly off the table for UFC 284

Paulo Costa vs. Robert Whittaker won’t happen at UFC 284 after all.
Almost two months to the day that the promotion announced the matchup to happen at the Feb. 13 pay-per-view …read more

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Paulo Costa rips UFC after news of Robert Whittaker UFC 284 fight ‘stop being petty’

Paulo Costa has been telling fans he’s not fighting Robert Whittaker for weeks, but no one believed him. Until now.

“I wasn’t bluffing,” he tweeted.

According to Brett Okamoto of …read more

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Fans React To Robert Wittaker vs. Paulo Costa Bout Falling Through

The scheduled bout between middleweights Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa for UFC 284 is reportedly off. The UFC will be returning to Australia next year for the first time since …read more

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Whittaker-Costa off UFC 284 card, sources say

A middleweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Paulo Costa will not happen at UFC 284 as planned, sources told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. …read more

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Robert Whittaker says 'notorious troll' Paulo Costa will surely make their fight at UFC 284

Robert Whittaker has no doubt that Paulo Costa will be there at UFC 284.
Whittaker (24-6 MMA, 15-4 UFC) is scheduled to face Costa (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) on Feb. 11 in Perth, …read more

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Robert Whittaker believes “notorious” Paulo Costa is trolling with recent claims of not fighting at UFC 284: “I don’t think anybody should pay too much attention to the dude”

Robert Whittaker has given his thoughts on Paulo Costa‘s recent suggestion that there’s no bout agreement signed for UFC 284. For the longest time, it’s seemed as if Robert Whittaker …read more

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Robert Whittaker has no doubt that he’ll be facing Paulo Costa at UFC 284

Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and No. 6 ranked Paulo Costa are scheduled to fight at UFC 284 on February 12 in Perth, Australia. The only problem is, Costa …read more

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Untrollable! Whittaker Laying Beatdown Then Taking Holiday

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Robert Whittaker isn’t fazed by Paulo Costa’s shenanigans.
The pair of top Middleweight contenders are set to collide at UFC 284 …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2022, 12:16 am By
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Paulo Costa Shares USADA Stat Involving Jon Jones

UFC middleweight Paulo Costa is throwing some shade at the USADA testing system in light of a shocking numbers discovery. Recently, there has been a spotlight on the UFC’s drug …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2022, 5:16 pm By
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Paulo Costa turns down multi-fight UFC contract extension

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Paulo Costa has turned down a multi-fight contract offer from the fight promotion.

Costa (14-2) is expected to face former titleholder Robert Whittaker at …read more

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Paulo Costa reveals he turned down a six-fight contract extension with the UFC: “1 fight to get free”

Paulo Costa has turned down a contract extension with the UFC. Costa has been vocal about his looming free agency and only having one fight left on his deal. He …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2022, 3:16 am By
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Paulo Costa continues to troll Israel Adesanya with “UFC fighters on female version”

Paulo Costa refuses to give up on his primary mission statement – troll former rival Israel Adesanya whenever he can. There are complicated figures in mixed martial arts and then …read more

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