What is Paulo Costa's UFC record?

Last Modified May 25, 2024 07:50 GMT
what is Paulo Costa’s UFC Record?
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Paulo Costa is a professional mixed martial artist from Brazil who has competed in the light heavyweight division and presently fights in the middleweight weight class. He has been a part of various professional mixed martial arts promotions before joining the elite Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Costa started training in Muay Thai in his teenage for a brief period before quitting it.


Under the apprenticeship of his brother, Paulo Costa started competing in jiu-jitsu. He eventually made his professional debut in mixed martial arts on February 5, 2012, at MMA Total Combat: Santa Luzia against Teo Esteves in a middleweight bout. Costa made quick work of Esteves and defeated him by a first-round TKO to win his debut fight and announce his arrival on the professional scene in style.


Riding high on a dominant debut success, Paulo Costa went on rampaging through his rivals and amassed a perfect record of 8 wins and 0 losses before getting signed by the UFC. On March 11, 2017, Paulo Costa made his promotional debut in the UFC and locked horns with Garreth McLellan at UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Gastelum. He continued his dominance and finished McLellan in the first round with a TKO to win the fight. Since his debut in the promotion, Paulo Costa has been a regular competitor in the leading professional mixed martial arts promotion and is currently ranked as the No. 7 middleweight in the organization’s middleweight rankings.


Paulo Costa’s UFC Record


Paulo Costa has a record of 6 wins and 3 losses in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He has competed in 9 professional fights in the promotion since his debut in 2017 and has lost 1 fight by a TKO, and 2 by decision.


Paulo Costa’s MMA Record


Paulo Costa has a professional mixed martial arts record of 14 wins and 3 losses as of May 2024. He has secured 11 victories by knockout, 1 by submission, and 2 by decision. Paulo Costa has also suffered 1 knockout and 2 decision losses as of now.


17 matches14 wins3 losses
By knockout111
By submission10
By decision22

FAQs on Paulo Costa's UFC record

A. He has a professional MMA record of 6 wins and 3 losses in the UFC.

A. He has a professional MMA record of 14 wins and 3 losses.

A. He made his promotional debut in the UFC on March 11, 2017.

A. He made his professional debut on February 5, 2012.

A. As of May 2024, he is 33 years old.

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