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Paulo Costa trashes Khamzat Chimaev’s ‘horrible’ UFC 294 win: ‘He will be erased easily’

ABU DHABI – Paulo Costa is not impressed with Khamzat Chimaev’s performance at UFC 294, and thinks his fight with Kamaru Usman was either a loss or a draw. Costa (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) was supposed to fight Chimaev (13-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) in Saturday’s co-headliner at Etihad Arena on Yas Island before a severe […]

Ikram Aliskerov hesitant to rebook Paulo Costa after UFC 294: ‘I don’t know if I can trust him anymore’

ABU DHABI – Ikram Aliskerov may only be two fights into his UFC career, but has already been connected to a pair of names near the top of the middleweight division in Paulo Costa and Khamzat Chimaev. After finishing Phil Hawes in just over two minutes in his UFC debut in May, Aliskerov (15-1 MMA, […]

Video: What are the stakes for Kamaru Usman, Khamzat Chimaev and Paulo Costa after UFC 294 switcheroo?

The UFC 294 main event is not the only big bout that got a major shakeup for Saturday. Around the same time the event in Abu Dhabi got a new headliner in featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski against lightweight champ Islam Makhachev when Charles Oliveira had to pull out, the co-main event changed, too. Khamzat Chimaev […]