Paulo Costa

Paulo Costa (Mixed Martial Artist), born on April 21, 1991 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Paulo Costa's age 30 years & Zodiac Sign Taurus, nationality Brazilian (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Paulo Costa?

Paulo Costa Bio

  • Birth Name:Paulo Henrique Costa
  • First Name: Paulo
  • Last Name: Costa
  • Age: 30 years
  • Birth Date: April 21, 1991
  • Birth Place: Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Country: Brazil
  • Nationality: Brazilian
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 13.5 (US), 47.5 (EU), 13 (UK & AUS)
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Paulo Costa Height

    6 Feet 1 Inches (185.42 cm/1.854 m)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)6 Feet 1 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)185.42 cm
    Height (in Meters)1.854 m
    Weight (in Kilograms)93 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)205.03 lbs

    Paulo Costa Body Measurements

    Paulo Costa's full body measurements are 46 inches (116.84 cm) - 15.5 inches (39.37 cm) - 34 inches (86.36 cm).

    Body Measurements
    Measurements46-34-15.5 inches/ 116.84-86.36-39.37 cm
    Chest Size46 inches (116.84 cm)
    Biceps Size15.5 inches (39.37 cm)
    Waist Size (Male)34 inches (86.36 cm)

    Paulo Costa FAQs

    What is Paulo Costa fighting style?

    Paulo CostaDivisionMiddleweight (2012–2021) Light heavyweight (2021–)Reach72 in (183 cm)StanceOrthodoxFighting out ofBelo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

    Is Paulo Costa a black belt?

    “Before I become a striker I was a grappler,” Costa said. “I’m a black belt in jiu-jitsu, my brother’s gym, my coach. I have a lot of knowledge on BJJ.

    Where is Paulo Costa from?

    Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

    What weight did Paulo Costa cut?

    According to UFC president Dana White, who spoke to the media following UFC Vegas 41, Costa had to cut over 15lbs in order to make the weight limit at light heavyweight as he was 220lbs in the Octagon on Saturday night.

    Paulo Costa is one of the most famous and trending Mixed martial artist in the whole world right now. Paulo Costa was born on April 21, 1991, in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He was born Paulo Henrique Costa, but best known as Paulo Costa.

    Family, Childhood, and Education

    Paulo Costa’s father’s name is Carlos Roberto and her mother’s name is Maria Augusta. Paulo Costa father name is Carlos Roberto and her mother name is Maria Augusta. 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. As a teenager, Paulo joined a jiu-jitsu gym with his brother only to quit the sport after their father died of throat cancer when Paulo was 17.


    Paulo Costa made his professional MMA debut in his native country of Brazil in February 2012. Eventually, his brother convinced their mother to support Paulo monetarily for a year in order to pursue his professional martial arts career. Over the next five years, he amassed a record of 8–0 with 7 knockouts and 1 submission. Paulo Costa made his promotional debut on 11 March 2017, at UFC Fight Night 106 against Garreth McLellan. He won the fight via TKO in the first round, earning his first Performance of the Night award. Costa faced Oluwale Bamgbose on 3 June 2017, at UFC 212. He won the fight via TKO in the second round.

    After the fight with Bamgbose, UFC offered a new contract but the parties did not come to an agreement with the financial terms. The UFC then proposed a fight with former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, with a promise to renegotiate after the bout. Costa faced Hendricks on 4 November 2017, at UFC 217. He won the fight via TKO in the second round. After the bout, Costa signed a new, multi-fight contract. Costa was expected to face Uriah Hall on 21 April 2018, at UFC Fight Night 128. However, Costa pulled out of the fight in mid-March with an arm injury. In turn, promotion officials elected to pull Hall from that event entirely and reschedule the pairing for 7 July 2018, at UFC 226. Costa won the fight via technical knockout in round two. The win earned him his second Performance of the Night award.

    Costa was scheduled to face Yoel Romero on 3 November 2018, at UFC 230. However, Romero indicated in mid-August that, while he had been cleared to fight, his medics had recommended that he wait for another four to five months to allow facial injuries incurred during his most recent fight to fully heal. The bout was rescheduled again and was expected to take place on 27 April 2019, at UFC on ESPN 3. Costa was removed from the card for an undisclosed reason. He was replaced by Ronaldo Souza. Romero then pulled out of the fight due to pneumonia, and Costa was scheduled to face Souza, but a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) investigation prevented Costa from participating, so neither Romero nor Costa competed in the event. It was revealed that Costa had been suspended for six months by USADA and Comissão Atlética Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA) for receiving prohibited intravenous infusions (IV) more than 100 mL in 12 hours after the weigh-ins in June 2017 at UFC 212 against Oluwale Bamgbose and November 2017 at UFC 217 against Johny Hendricks. Costa was fined a third of his purse for the fights, which were reverted to his opponents. The suspension was retroactive to 10 August 2018, and Costa was eligible to fight again in February 2019. On 23 March 2020, Lucas Penchel MSc, who provided the infusions in question, accepted a two-year ban from USADA, starting on 13 March 2020.

    Costa finally faced Romero on 17 August 2019, at UFC 241. He won the fight via unanimous decision. This fight earned him the Fight of the Night award. On the strength of his five fight win streak in the UFC, Costa faced Israel Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship on 27 September 2020 at UFC 253. He lost the fight via technical knockout in the second round, making this his first professional loss. Costa was scheduled to face Robert Whittaker on 17 April 2021 at UFC on ESPN 22. However, on 16 March Costa withdrew from the fight due to illness. Costa was scheduled to face Jared Cannonier on 21 August 2021 at UFC on ESPN 28. However, on 4 June, Costa withdrew from the bout due to unknown reasons. Costa later claimed he never signed the bout agreement and cited issues with his payment, while not confirming them as the reason for his withdrawal. Costa faced Marvin Vettori in a light heavyweight bout on 23 October 2021 at UFC Fight Night 196, which was originally scheduled as a middleweight contest and briefly changed to a catchweight bout. Costa received widespread criticism for showing up twenty-five pounds over the middleweight limit. Costa lost the fight via unanimous decision. In the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White said that Costa would no longer compete at Middleweight.

    Awards And Achievements

    Paulo Costa was awarded the Performance of the Night award for his fight against Garreth McLellan.

    Relationship/ Affairs And Girlfriend/ Wife

    Paulo Costa is currently single, according to our records. As of 2021, Paulo Costa is not dating anyone. He had at least 1 relationship previously. He has not been previously engaged.
    We are currently in process of looking up information on the previous dates and hookups. Paulo Costa doesn’t have a girlfriend right now.

    Paulo Costa Net Worth And Salary

    As of 2022, the estimated Paulo Costa net worth is $82 million USD. His major source of income is his MMA fighting career and post sponsorships and brand endorsements. Paulo Costa’s salary as of 2022 is $7.1 million per year.

    Social Media Profile

    Paulo Costa is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 157k followers on Twitter, around 1.3 million followers on Instagram, and more than 164k subscribers on his own YouTube channel.

    Trivia: Paulo Costa Facts

    * Paulo Costa made his professional UFC Fight Night debut in March of 2017.
    * He earned further recognition when he was asked to be a fighter on The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3.
    * He competes as a Middleweight fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
    * He has competed against and defeated several professional fighters in his UFC career including Johny Hendricks in November of 2017.
    * He made his professional UFC Fight Night debut in March of 2017.

    Now he ranked in the list of the most popular American Mixed martial artist.

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