UFC 253 weigh ins greenlit championship bouts, 2 fighters miss weight

The UFC 253 weigh-ins are in the books and all championship fights have the green light. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and challenger Paulo Costa both made weight as did Jan Blachowicz and Dominick Reyes who will fight to claim the vacant light heavyweight belt. Two fighters missed weight. Zubaira Tukhugov and Ludovit Klein both … Read more

Paulo Costa is the latest UFC fighter to ask for ridiculous money

LOL

I don’t know what the deal is but the number of fighters complaining about money seems to grow every day. There is a constant comparison to boxing pay which is ludicrous because the sports are entirely different in structure. I could write an entire book on why they are and should be different, but I … Read more

Costa says rivalry with Adesanya is on par with the biggest in the sport

Middleweight contender Paulo Costa has his eyes firmly set on the middleweight championship currently wrapped around the waist of Israel Adesanya. Costa has not fought since defeating Yoel Romero by unanimous decision in August of last year but he has shared that he was ready to return. Adesanya also defeated Romero in his last fight … Read more

Scandal! This video reportedly shows Paulo Costa getting an IV before Hendricks fight

If what you are about to see is real this is a big no-no. Getting an IV in the build up to a fight is not allowed and can result in fines and suspensions from USADA. The organization banned using IV’s to re-hydrate back in 2015 in a move that really seemed a tad ridiculous at the time. In this video we are reportedly seeing Paulo Costa getting one the week before his fight with Johny Hendricks before their bout at UFC 217. Check it out.

We have a question though. Why in the world is this video JUST NOW surfacing? It seems very odd that someone in the room would have the balls to record it and wait to post it until almost a year later.