Pic: Paulo Costa Is Absolutely Massive Ahead Of UFC Return

Paulo Costa is seemingly daring USADA to come knocking at his door. Of course, it’s not like they haven’t already. The hulking middleweight contender was embroiled in a long, confusing case with the UFC’s anti-doping partner last year…

Paulo Costa is seemingly daring USADA to come knocking at his door. Of course, it’s not like they haven’t already. The hulking middleweight contender was embroiled in a long, confusing case with the UFC’s anti-doping partner last year. It wasn’t for anabolic steroids, however. Despite the fact that “Borrachinha” is routinely accused of using the […]

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Photo: Paulo Costa Looks Jacked Ahead Of Yoel Romero Fight At UFC 241

Paulo Costa is set for a blockbuster middleweight clash against Yoel Romero, and looks to be in great shape with just over a month to go. The two 185-pounders meet at UFC 241 on August 17 in what promises to be a barnburner of a contest. Given the physiques of both fighters, allegations have come […]

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Paulo Costa is set for a blockbuster middleweight clash against Yoel Romero, and looks to be in great shape with just over a month to go.

The two 185-pounders meet at UFC 241 on August 17 in what promises to be a barnburner of a contest. Given the physiques of both fighters, allegations have come both their ways of using performance enhancing drugs.

Both have, in fact, tested positive and were suspended for banned substances, but not in the way that you’d think. Romero ingested a tainted supplement and would later successfully sue the supplement company. As for Costa, he was suspended as well, but for receiving prohibited IV infusions for stomach medication.

Regardless, certain sections of fans still assume they’re on steroids, more so with Costa. The Brazilian doesn’t seem to care much, though, as he recently posted an image of his arms on Instagram:

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Perhaps it really is just a case of superior genetics.

Who do you think takes this UFC 241 matchup?

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Knockout Kings: MMA Fighters Who Routinely Deliver Spectacular KOs

There is almost nothing as awe-inspiring in the sport of MMA than a clean knockout. And we have seen many outstanding finishes throughout the years. Punches, kicks, knees, elbows…

There is almost nothing as awe-inspiring in the sport of MMA than a clean knockout. And we have seen many outstanding finishes throughout the years. Punches, kicks, knees, elbows…

Results From Grappling Event Featuring Jorge Masvidal vs. Anthony Pettis, Yoel Romero

Last night (Sat. June 15, 2019) was a rare night for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans. It was a Saturday night that didn’t have a UFC show on tap. However, combat sports fans weren’t left completely high and dry, as Bellator 222 took place this past Friday night, while Tyson Fury returned to glory with […]

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Last night (Sat. June 15, 2019) was a rare night for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans. It was a Saturday night that didn’t have a UFC show on tap.

However, combat sports fans weren’t left completely high and dry, as Bellator 222 took place this past Friday night, while Tyson Fury returned to glory with a nasty second-round TKO win in Las Vegas last night. Three UFC stars were in combat sports action last night as well, but it wasn’t inside the Octagon.

UFC fighters Jorge Masvidal, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, and Yoel Romero all took part in the Dean Toole Promotions charity event, which streamed live on Internet pay-per-view (PPV) via Ryoulive. Pettis and Masvidal competed in a jiu-jitsu bout against one another. The grappling affair was relatively uneventful for the most part. Pettis threw up several jumping submission attempts, but fell hard to the canvas unsuccessfully each time. Masvidal did manage to take Pettis’ back at one point, but couldn’t get a submission.

Their grappling bout ended in a Draw after 10 minutes. Romero had a much different experience. He faced heavyweight Chris Barnett in a grappling contest, submitting Barnett with a kimura after four minutes on the mat. It’s surprising that the UFC allowed the three to compete given they all have fights coming up.

Pettis will face Nate Diaz in the co-main event of the UFC 241 PPV in August. Masvidal is scheduled to face Ben Askren at UFC 239 next month on one of the most stacked cards of the year. And finally, Romero will be fighting Paulo Costa at UFC 241 as well.

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Michael Bisping Reacts To Yoel Romero Banking $27 Million In Tainted Supplement Lawsuit

Michael Bisping was just as surprised as everyone else when it was revealed Yoel Romero banked a ridiculous lump sum of $27 million in his recent lawsuit. “The Count” recently took to his “Believe You Me” podcast to offer his thoughts on the matter. Despite his past issues with the Cuban knockout artist, Bisping actually […]

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Michael Bisping was just as surprised as everyone else when it was revealed Yoel Romero banked a ridiculous lump sum of $27 million in his recent lawsuit.

“The Count” recently took to his “Believe You Me” podcast to offer his thoughts on the matter. Despite his past issues with the Cuban knockout artist, Bisping actually congratulated Romero on his legal victory (via MMA News):

“I’m like, ‘there’s no way f*cking the Soldier of Steroids has got $27.5 million. Anyway, it’s true. Yoel Romero sued whatever the company’s called and got $27.4 million. And ya know, red panty night for Yoel Romero. There must be a god.

“That’s all I’ve got to say on this. He got $27 million, which is incredible. And I’ll say this, me and Yoel we had a little thing over the years. Congratulations. If you’re listening to this, well done. That’s awesome.”

Romero took on Gold Star Performance Products in the courtroom, a lawsuit stemming from his six-month United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) suspension back in 2016. The suspension was a result of a tainted supplement from Gold Star, who Romero subsequently sued.

It was reported earlier this week that Romero will take home $27.45 million in damages. That breaks down to $3 million in lost wages, $3 million for reputable harm, $3 million for emotional damage, multiplied by three per the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act. The 42-year-old will, in fact, take home the entire $27.45 million, minus legal fees.

As of this writing, Romero is scheduled to face off against fellow 185-pound knockout artist Paulo Costa at UFC 241 on August 17 in Anaheim, California.

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Michael Bisping Reacts To Yoel Romero’s Settlement

Michael Bisping didn’t take long to respond to Yoel Romero’s settlement. Romero sued a supplement company following a failed drug test under the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) back in Dec. 2015. Further lab tests revealed that the suppleme…

Michael Bisping didn’t take long to respond to Yoel Romero’s settlement. Romero sued a supplement company following a failed drug test under the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) back in Dec. 2015. Further lab tests revealed that the supplements Romero had taken were indeed tainted. Romero was awarded a massive $27.45 million settlement. Bisping Gives His […]

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