Paulo “The Eraser” Costa is a 31 year old Male fighter from Brazil with a 14-2-0 pro MMA record.
Costa most recently fought Luke Rockhold at UFC 278 on Saturday August 20, 2022.
Paulo Costa beat Luke Rockhold by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night
in the Middleweight division.
Paulo Costa has 14 wins with a 86% finish rate, including 11 by knockout, 2 by submission, 2 by decision.
Paulo Costa's Last Fight
Win • Paulo Costa DEF Luke Rockhold by Decision R3 5:00
Paulo “The Eraser” Costa full mixed martial arts record
Paulo “The Eraser” Costa's last five professional MMA fights
Paulo “The Eraser” Costa's MMA career highlights
Paulo “The Eraser” Costa's Professional MMA debut
Costa made his professional debut against Teo Esteves on February 25, 2012, fighting on the regional circuit.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Teo Esteves who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Paulo Costa beat Teo Esteves by KO/TKO at 2:08 of Round 1.
Paulo “The Eraser” Costa's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Costa made his debut in the UFC against Garreth McLellan on March 11, 2017, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum having compiled a 8-0-0 professional MMA record.
Paulo Costa beat Garreth McLellan by KO/TKO at 1:17 of Round 1. Paulo Costa took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.
Since his debut, Costa has gone on to fight a total of 8 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 6-2-0.
Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Middleweight Championship loss to Israel Adesanya
Costa lost his 1st middleweight title challenge, losing to Israel Adesanya on September 26, 2020 at UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa.
Paulo Costa lost to Israel Adesanya by KO/TKO at 3:59 of Round 2.
When was Paulo Costa's last win?
Costa's last win came against Luke Rockhold at UFC 278 on Saturday August 20, 2022. Paulo Costa beat Luke Rockhold by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.
Who is Paulo Costa's next opponent?
Costa is not currently booked for any fights.
When was Paulo Costa's last loss?
Costa's last loss came against Marvin Vettori at UFC Fight Night on Saturday October 23, 2021. Paulo Costa lost to Marvin Vettori by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.
How many UFC fights has Paulo Costa had?
Costa has fought 8 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 6-2-0.
How many pro MMA knockouts does Paulo Costa have?
Costa has knocked out 11 opponents.
How many pro MMA submissions does Paulo Costa have?