Paulo Costa is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist know all about Paulo Costa Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife and Wiki Bio in this article.
Paulo Costa Wiki
|Birthdate ( Age)||21 April 1991|
|Place of Birth||Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil|
|Marital Status||In Relartionship|
|Parents||Carlos Roberto, Maria Augusta|
|Profession||Brazilian mixed martial artist|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
Paulo Henrique Costa is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist. He currently fights as a Middleweight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As of 26 October 2020, he is #2 in the UFC middleweight rankings.
Costa faced Marvin Vettori in a light heavyweight bout on 23 October 2021 at UFC Fight Night 196. Originally scheduled as a middleweight contest, and later a catchweight bout, Costa received widespread criticism for showing up twenty five pounds over the middleweight limit.
Paulo Costa Family, Parents
Costa, the son of odd-jobber Carlos Roberto and Maria Augusta, was born in 1991.He has an older brother, Carlos Costa, who is a former mixed martial artist and one of Paulo’s coaches. Paulo grew up in Contagem playing football and eventually picking up Muay Thai at the age of nine in order to learn discipline and avoid street fights he was constantly getting into. In order to help his mother with bills, Costa worked in real estate and as an IT teacher teaching Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
Paulo Costa Wife, Is Paulo Costa Married
Paulo Costa is currently in a relationship with Tamara Alves. Paulo and Tamara met in 2013 through her cousin who informed her of a handsome and dedicated young man who was training at the MMA gym. Tamara started frequenting the gym and their relationship started growing slowly. They currently live in Brazil.
Paulo Costa Net Worth
Paulo Henrique Costa is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million iin 2022.
Costa made his professional MMA debut in February 2012 in his native Brazil. Eventually, his brother convinced his mother to financially support Paulo for a year in order to pursue his professional martial arts career. Over the next five years, he set a record 8–0 with 7 knockouts and 1 submission.
Costa was chosen to be a fighter on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3. In the initial elimination round, he defeated Jose Roberto via submission in the second round. Costa was the second middleweight fighter selected by coach Wanderly Silva. His next fight was against Marcio Alexandre Jr., and Costa lost by split decision after three rounds.
Costa was expected to face Uriah Hall at UFC Fight Night 128 on April 21, 2018. However, Costa pulled out of the fight in mid-March with an arm injury. In turn, promotion officials elected to pull Hall out of that event entirely and reschedule. The pairing for July 7, 2018 at UFC 226. Costa won the fight via technical knockout in the second round. The win earned him his second Performance of the Night award.
Costa eventually faced Romero at UFC 241 on 17 August 2019. He won the battle via unanimous decision. This fight earned him the Fight of the Night award. Building on his five fight win streak in the UFC, Costa faced Israel Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship at UFC 253 on 27 September 2020. He lost the fight via technical knockout in the second round, making it his first professional defeat.
Costa was scheduled to face Robert Whitaker at the UFC on ESPN 22 on 17 April 2021. However, on 16 March Costa withdrew from the fight due to illness. Costa was scheduled to face Jared Cannonnier on August 21, 2021 at the UFC on ESPN 28. On 4 June, Costa withdrew from the bout for unknown reasons. Costa later claimed that he never signed the bout agreement and cited issues with his payments, while not confirming that as the reason for his withdrawal.
Costa faced Marvin Vettori in a light heavyweight match at UFC Fight Night 196 on 23 October 2021. Originally scheduled as a middleweight contest, and later a catchweight bout, Costa received widespread criticism for showing up to be twenty-five pounds over the middleweight limit. Costa lost the fight via unanimous decision.