Completed MMA Bout

Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa

Main Event | UFC Middleweight Championship | 185 lbs

Israel Adesanya defeats Paulo Costa via KO/TKO at 3:59 of Round 2

Israel "The Last Stylebender" Adesanya
Paulo "The Eraser" Costa

Adesanya
KO/TKO
Round 2

Israel Adesanya Paulo Costa

"The Last Stylebender" "The Eraser"

19-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   13-0-0
Climbed to 20-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 13-1
-185 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +160 (Slight Underdog)
Champion   Title   Challenger
Nigeria   Nationality   Brazil
Auckland, New Zealand   Fighting out of   Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
31 years, 2 months, 4 days   Age at Fight   29 years, 5 months, 5 days
184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)
6'4" (193cm)   Height   6'1" (185cm)
80.0" (203cm)   Reach   72.0" (183cm)
City Kickboxing   Gym   Team Borracha
UFC 253
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa
  • Date: Saturday 09.26.2020 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Jason Herzog
  • Venue: UFC Fight Island
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Paul Felder
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jon Anik
  • Adesanya Total Disclosed Pay: $50,000
  • Costa Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: UFC Middleweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Adesanya
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Adesanya vs. Costa Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 3730  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Adesanya
68%
Costa
32%

Event Discussion

freemoneyforall
freemoneyforall

10.20.2020 | 8:53 PM ET

Current fighters known to have been sexually assaulted in a fight.

#1. Luke Rockhold
#2. Paulo Costa

Fighters known to have committed sexual assault during a fight.

#1 Yoel Romero
#2 Israel Adasenya
freemoneyforall
freemoneyforall

10.20.2020 | 8:54 PM ET



Well done fan edit

* Edited at 10.20.2020, 8:55 PM ET *

Joshjeffords
Joshjeffords

10.20.2020 | 9:02 PM ET

Wow that was pretty, perfect example of precision over power. 

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