Hall vs Borrachinha UFC Fight Video Part 1 Costa: I Should’ve Postponed Izzy Title Fight. Use of this website (including any and all parts and components) constitutes your acceptance of these TERMS OF USE and UPDATED PRIVACY POLICY. Right at your fingertips. His next fight was against Márcio Alexandre Jr., and Costa lost via split decision after three rounds. [32] He lost the fight via technical knockout in the second round.[33]. Unique perspectives on the daily sports topics that matter most. [11], After the fight with Bamgbose, UFC offered a new contract but the parties did not come to an agreement with the financial terms. [31], On the strength of his five fight win streak in the UFC, Costa faced Israel Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship on September 27, 2020 at UFC 253. I know why he’s picking certain fights, but I’m dynamic, especially with the gym that I’m at right now, I’m focused. In the opening elimination round, he defeated José Roberto via submission (guillotine choke) in the second round. Disclaimer DMCA. [5] He has an older brother, Carlos Costa, who is a former mixed martial artist and one of Paulo's coaches. Costa was the second middleweight fighter chosen by coach Wanderlei Silva. Coach: Uriah Hall Can Beat Israel Adesanya, Khabib Nurmagomedov Champion UFC Fight Night Walkout Jersey, Khabib Nurmagomedov Red Eagle Hoodie With Foil, Sean “Sugar” O’Malley Multi-Graphic T-Shirt, Black UFC Fan Gear Pride Fighting T-shirt, Predictions! According to Paulo Costa, he should have postponed his title fight against Israel Adesanya — which went down at UFC 253 — since he wasn’t at full health. [12], Costa was expected to face Uriah Hall on April 21, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 128. It’s just a matter of time. Hall (15-9) probably would have already been to the top but got smashed by Costa at UFC 226. [16] In turn, promotion officials elected to pull Hall from that event entirely and reschedule the pairing for July 7, 2018, at UFC 226. ‘Tell Me He’s Not Washed’. If the 36 year-old Hall wants to work his way up to “The Last Stylebender” he’ll first need to get past Anderson Silva in the UFC Vegas 12 main event this weekend on ESPN+ from inside the promotion’s APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC tattoos get another high-profile name added to the list as lightweight contender Kevin Lee went under the needle to ink his dome. [6], Costa was chosen to be a fighter on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3. He currently fights as a Middleweight[3] for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). If that’s what Uriah Hall considers “easy” ... then what the hell is hard? Bellator 251 Main Card Preview & Quick Picks For ‘Manhoef Vs. Anderson’, Aldana Eyes Fresh Start In 2021 After Undergoing Foot Surgery, UFC Vegas 13 odds: Latest betting lines and gambling guide for ‘Santos vs Teixeira’, LIVE! FS1 | FOX | FOX News | Fox Corporation | FOX Sports Supports | FOX Deportes, ™ and © 2020 Fox Media LLC and Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC. Defended the Jungle Fight Middleweight Championship. [23] He was replaced by Ronaldo Souza. I’m just going to play the politic card and just whoever the UFC needs me to beat, or whoever the UFC thinks can beat me and get to the top.”. [10] He won the fight via TKO in the second round. [25], It was revealed that Costa had been suspended for six months by USADA and Comissão Atlética Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA) for receiving prohibited intravenous infusions (IV) more than 100 mL in 12 hours after the weigh-ins in June 2017 at UFC 212 against Oluwale Bamgbose and November 2017 at UFC 217 against Johny Hendricks. ", "UFC 226 bonuses: Daniel Cormier, not surprisingly, among $50,000 winners in Vegas", "MMA Junkie's 'Fight of the Month' for August: Middleweights meet expectations", "Sources: UFC 253 generated more than 700,000 PPV buys globally", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Paulo_Costa_(fighter)&oldid=986502724, Ultimate Fighting Championship male fighters, People awarded a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Brazilian practitioners of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Articles with dead external links from May 2020, Articles with permanently dead external links, Pages using small with an empty input parameter, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 November 2020, at 07:49. [14] After the bout Costa signed a new, multi-fight contract. [28], Costa finally faced Romero on August 17, 2019, at UFC 241. [5] As a teenager, Paulo joined a jiu-jitsu gym with his brother only to quit the sport after their father died of throat cancer when Paulo was 17. Paulo Costa vs Uriah Hall | HIGHLIGHT | UFC 226 | FOX Sports [20] However, Romero indicated in mid-August that, while he had been cleared to fight, his medics had recommended that he wait another four to five months to allow facial injuries incurred during his most recent fight to fully heal. As of October 26, 2020, he is #2 in the UFC middleweight rankings. After the bout Costa signed a new, multi-fight contract. Do Not Sell my Personal Info, Jul 7, 2018 at 10:00p ET | UFC | Duration: 1:28. Flashback to the devastating power on Display from UFC Middleweight Paulo Costa as he looks to enter title contention this weekend. [15] However, Costa pulled out of the fight in mid-March with an arm injury. Uriah Hall vs Paulo Costa Full Fight UFC 226 Part 1. [7], Costa made his promotional debut on March 11, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 106 against Garreth McLellan. [5] A couple of years later, Costa returned to jiu-jitsu and started competing under the tutelage of his brother who was already a purple belt at the time. Costa, Whittaker, and Brunson have all been knocked out by Adesanya, who had a little message for Hall on social media: I like him. The suspension was retroactive to August 10, 2018, and Costa was eligible to fight again in February 2019. [9], Costa faced Oluwale Bamgbose on June 3, 2017, at UFC 212. Nice guy. [8] He won the fight via TKO in the first round, earning his first Performance of the Night award. Report here if this video is not working. [22] Costa was removed from the card for an undisclosed reason. Once that was done, “The Last Stylebender” promptly called out former light heavyweight champion and pound-for-pound great Jon Jones, then vowed to move up in weight for a heavyweight collision against 265-pound kingpin Stipe Miocic. Won the vacant Jungle Fight Middleweight Championship. 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