Paulo “The Eraser” Costa

MMA Record: 13-2-0

Paulo “The Eraser” Costa is a 30 year old Male fighter from Brazil with a 13-2-0 pro MMA record. Costa most recently fought 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 in the Light Heavyweight division.

Paulo Costa has 13 wins with a 93% finish rate, including 11 by knockout, 2 by submission, 1 by decision.

Paulo Costa is currently on a 2 fight losing skid.

Paulo Costa's Last Fight

Marvin Vettori DEF Paulo Costa
Decision R5 5:00

Bio Stats

  • Age 30
  • Reach 72' (182.9 cm)
  • Height 73' (185.4 cm)
  • Country Brazil

Fighting Stats

  • Recent form LLWWW
  • Win breakdown 11 KO • 2 SUB • 1 DEC
  • Finish rate 93%
  • Loss breakdown 1 KO • 0 SUB • 2 DEC

Paulo “The Eraser” Costa's Record Analysis


Paulo “The Eraser” Costa full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Organization
Loss 13-1-0 Marvin Vettori DEC R5 5:00 UFC Fight Night: Costa vs. Vettori 2021-10-23 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss 13-0-0 Israel Adesanya KO/TKO R2 3:59 UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa 2020-09-26 Middleweight UFC
Win 12-0-0 Yoel Romero DEC R3 5:00 UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2 2019-08-17 Middleweight UFC
Win 11-0-0 Uriah Hall KO/TKO R2 2:36 UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier 2018-07-07 Middleweight UFC
Win 10-0-0 Johny Hendricks KO/TKO R2 1:26 UFC 217: Bisping vs. St. Pierre 2017-11-04 Middleweight UFC
Win 9-0-0 Oluwale Bamgbose KO/TKO R2 1:06 UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway 2017-06-03 Middleweight UFC
Win 8-0-0 Garreth McLellan KO/TKO R1 1:17 UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum 2017-03-11 Middleweight UFC
Win 7-0-0 Adriano Balby KO/TKO R1 3:25 Jungle Fight 90: 2016-09-03 Middleweight JFC
Win 6-0-0 Eduardo Ramon SUB R1 2:40 Jungle Fight 87: 2016-05-21 Middleweight JFC
Win 5-0-0 Bruno Assis KO/TKO R1 1:17 Jungle Fight 84: 2015-12-05 Middleweight JFC
Win 4-0-0 Wagner Silva KO/TKO R1 4:37 Face to Face 11: 2015-04-24 Middleweight FTF
Win 3-0-0 Gerson Conceição KO/TKO R1 5:00 Face to Face 9: 2014-12-19 Middleweight FTF
Loss 3-0-0 Marcio Alexandre Jr. DEC R The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 3: 2014-04-20 Middleweight TUF
Win 3-0-0 José Roberto Rocha SUB R2 The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 3: 2014-03-09 Middleweight TUF
Win 2-0-0 Fabio Cyborg KO/TKO R1 1:26 Regional circuit 2013-11-01 BHS
Win 1-0-0 Ademilson Borges Duarte KO/TKO R1 0:32 Regional circuit 2013-06-15
Win 0-0-0 Teo Esteves KO/TKO R1 2:08 Regional circuit 2012-02-25
Paulo “The Eraser” Costa MMA Record: 13-2-0

Paulo “The Eraser” Costa's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Paulo Costa

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 7 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 5-2-0.

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 Yoel Romero at UFC 241 on Saturday August 17, 2019. Paulo Costa beat Yoel Romero 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 7 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 5-2-0.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Paulo Costa have?

Costa has knocked out 11 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Paulo Costa have?

Costa has submitted 2 opponents.

How many times has Paulo Costa been knocked out?

Costa has been knocked out 1 times.

How many times has Paulo Costa been submitted?

Costa has never been submitted.