Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa

Middleweight Championship Bout

UFC 253, Adesanya vs Costa - Abu Dhabi, UAE

Saturday September 26th, 2020

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Israel 'The Last Style Bender' AdesanyaPaulo 'The Eraser' Henrique Costa
31Age29
6ft 4"
193cm
Height6ft 1"
185cm
80"
203cm
Reach72"
183cm
44.5"
113cm
Leg Reach39.5"
100cm
OrthodoxStanceOrthodox
Nigeria/New ZealandNationalityBrazil
ChampRanking#2
City KickboxingGymTeam Borracha
Alexander Volkanovski
Dan Hooker
Kai Kara-France
Notable Gym Members
6 Months, 19 DaysTime Since Last Fight1 Year, 1 Month, 9 Days
Mar 24th 2012First FightFeb 25th 2012
19 WinsCurrent Streak13 Wins
Weighed in at:
Open (9:00-11:00am)
19-0-0Record
(W-L-D)
13-0-0
19-0-0Record at This Weight
10-0-0
15-0-0Record Outside Home Country 3-0-0
14-0-0Record Against Opponents Stance
8-0-0
8-0-0UFC Record5-0-0
Yoel Romero - Win by Dec, 2020Common OpponentsYoel Romero - Win by Dec, 2019
Wins
14 (74%)KO/TKO11 (84%)
0Sub1 (8%)
5 (26%)Dec1 (8%)
Losses
0KO/TKO0
0Sub0
0Dec0
Significant Strikes
3.96Landed per Minute8.43
48%Accuracy57%
2.40Absorbed per Minute6.84
65%Defense53%
+1.56Strike Differential+1.59
Grappling
0Takedown Average/15 mins0
0Takedown Accuracy0
86%Takedowns Defended80%
0.3Average Submissions Attempted/15 mins0
10:00Average Fight Time (Total)4:25
15:53Average Fight Time (UFC)7:17
3 Hours, 10 Minutes, 1 SecondTotal Fight Time57 Minutes, 29 Seconds
BJJ - Blue belt
Kickboxing - 32-0 as a Pro
Other DisciplinesBJJ - Black belt
UFC Middleweight Champion (2019-)
Hex Fighting Series Middleweight Champion (2017)
Australia Fighting Championship Middleweight Champion (2017)
SuccessesFace to Face Middleweight Champion (2015)
Jungle Fight Middleweight Champion (2016)