Paulo Costa is a physically dominant fighter and likes to knock people out with his strength. He is tall, ripped, and looked absolutely lethal at the UFC Middleweight division. Paulo Costa will take on UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya for the undisputed crown at the main event of UFC 253. Both the fighters will put their undefeated streak on the line and will look to cement their position in the middleweight division.
The only thing more disturbing than this video was your fight against Romero.
Somebody tell USada to test him for too much estrogen https://t.co/RbsklkN73H
— Paulo Costa ( Borrachinha ) (@BorrachinhaMMA) August 9, 2020
Paulo Costa was scheduled to face Israel Adesanya in the past, however, the bout fell apart after Costa pulled out of the fight due to injury. Adesanya, however, accepted Yoel Romero as his next opponent and faced the former Olympian at UFC 248. Despite the criticism surrounding the fight, Adesanya successfully defended the Middleweight gold in his first title defense. Costa will make his hugely anticipated comeback at UFC 253, coming off an incredible unanimous decision win over Yoel Romero at UFC 241.
Paulo Costs looks absolutely lethal ahead of Israel Adesanya fight
Paulo Costa is big and looks huge for the division. The match-up between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa is exciting. Fight fans around the world can expect a lot of fireworks inside the octagon when both these undefeated fighters meet inside the octagon at UFC 253. Costa shared a clip of his new Youtube video, and it’s hard to ignore how jacked Paulo Costa is looking ahead of the Championship bout against Israel Adesanya.
— Paulo Costa ( Borrachinha ) (@BorrachinhaMMA) August 13, 2020
Earlier, Paulo Costa had taken a jab at Israel Adesanya, for Stylebender’s new hairstyle. Adesanya turned his hair pink ahead of the fight. Costa shared the clip and captioned, “The only thing more disturbing than this video was your fight against Romero. Somebody tell USADA to test him for too much estrogen.” Former dual champion Henry Cejduo was also quick to react to the post, sharing a laughing emoji at Costa’s recent jab.
Paulo Costa is without a doubt the toughest challenge for Israel Adesanya. He is a lethal striker and likes to pressure his opponents. Costa is also blessed with a granite chin which compliments his fighting style. However, Adesanya has shown in the past that he is a credible Champion at the Middleweight division. With notable wins over former champion Robert Whittaker, Anderson Silva, Kelvin Gastelum, and Derek Brunson, Israel Adesanya is a threat for the entire division. It will be interesting to see if Paulo Costa can get past Adesanya’s striking prowess and snap his undefeated MMA streak to win the UFC Middleweight Championship.