Sep 26 2020
Saturday

UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

UFC 253
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
19-0-0
KO 2
KO 2
13-0-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Middleweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
31
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

UDKOUDKOUD
Form
KOUDKOKOKO
19
Wins
13
14
By KO
11
74
KO%
85
0
By SUB
1
0
SUB%
8
0
Loses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
19
Bouts
13
42
Rounds
18
3 hours, 4 minutes
Fight Time
57 minutes, 29 seconds

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa report

Who won Adesanya vs Costa?

Israel Adesanya beat Paulo Costa by during the main event of UFC 253, on Saturday 26th September 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Israel Adesanya.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

This contest was for the UFC middleweight championship.

Adesanya vs Costa stats

Israel Adesanya stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Paulo Costa made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 11 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Costa had an advantage in power over Adesanya, with a 85% knock out percentage over Adesanya's 74%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Costa had a slight advantage over Adesanya, with a 8% submission rate over Adesanya's 0%.

Israel Adesanya was the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Adesanya had a height advantage of 3 inches over Costa. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Adesanya was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 28 days later than Costa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 69 to Costa's 28.

Activity check

Adesanya's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

Costa's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Adesanya vs Costa?

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