Paulo Costa has been significantly reduced after losing to Israel Adesanya at UFC 253 in September this year.
Costa and Adesanya promotion September 27th Middleweight Championship at Fight Island. Both men participated in a long-awaited match sporting the perfect professional record.
Many fans and analysts assumed that Paulo Costa would pose Israel Adesanya the most difficult challenge of his career, but it proved not. Instead, the “style vendor” was able to do a quick job for the Brazilians and won the second round. TKO..
Paulo Costa was clearly devastated by the recession of his first career, but vowed to return stronger with his next appearance. The “Eraser” will face former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker on April 17th in an undecided location.
As shown in the video below, Costa seems to have cut considerably due to the match against “Grim Reaper”. (C / o Chisanga Marata)
Paulo Costa seems to have shrunk considerably following him #UFC 253 losses to Israel Adesanya.
I think the slimmer frame will continue to help him.
— Chisanga Malata (@Chisanga_Malata) February 7, 2021
Paulo Costa was the perfect 5-0 in the Octagon before losing to the “Style Bender”. During that striking stretch, the “Eraser” won stop wins at O’Wale Bamboose, Johny Hendricks, Gareth McClellan and Uriah Hall.
Costa is now meeting a hungry former middleweight champion in Whittaker. “The Reaper” continues to win the unanimous decision against Darren Till and Jared Cannonier in his recent work. Of course, before these victories, TKO lost to Israel Adesanya and surrendered the middleweight strap.
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Paulo Costa has been seriously reduced since losing to Israel Adesanya at UFC 253 (video)
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