Jump to

"The Eraser"

Paulo Costa

13Wins2Losses

Win Rate
87 %
Finish Rate
92 %
Decision Win %
50 %
#6 Middleweight (UFC)

Paulo Costa

Age
31
Height
6' 0 (183 cm)
Reach
72 in. (6' 0/183 cm)
Ape-Index
1.000
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
Brazil
Main Division
Middleweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
black_belt
Biography
Costa, the son of odd-jobber Carlos Roberto and Maria Augusta, was born in 1991. He has an older brother, Carlos Costa, who is a former mixed martial artist and one of Paulo's coaches. Paulo grew up in Contagem playing football and eventually picking up Muay Thai at the age of nine in order to learn discipline and avoid street fights he was constantly getting into. 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. In order to help his mother with bills, Costa worked in real estate and as an IT teacher teaching Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

Awards & Accolades

  • Jungle Fight: Middleweight Championship (One time). One successful title defense
  • Jungle Fight: One successful title defense
  • Jungle Fight: One successful title defense
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. Garreth McLellan and Uriah Hall
  • UFC: Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Yoel Romero
  • MMAjunkie.com: 2019 August Fight of the Month vs. Yoel Romero
  • Sherdog: 2019 Round of the Year vs. Yoel Romero (round 1)

Twitter Timeline

Fighter Videos

Top Finishes: Paulo Costa

 

Fight Outcomes - WinsLosses
Skills RadarWhat's This?
Fightpages Web - Notable OpponentsWhat's This?
Expand to full graph


ResultRes. RecordRec. Opponent Odds+/- Result Method Result Detail Round Last Round Time Opponent Birthplace Fight Date Video Link Opponent Ranking Event Name Last 10 fights Judge 1 Name Judge 1 Scores Judge 2 Name Judge 2 Scores Judge 3 Name Judge 3 Scores

Share page via:
Sponsored Content
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases

Copy link
Powered by Social Snap