Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
14-3-0
24-8-0

The tape

33
Age
35
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
77.6" / 197 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 3UD 5KO 2UD 3
Form
UD 5KO 2UD 3SD 5UD 3
14
Wins
24
11
By KO
11
79
KO%
46
1
By Sub
6
7
SUB%
25
3
Losses
8
1
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010
17
Bouts
32
31
Rounds
77
2 hours, 1 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 32 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

7
UFC
9
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
13

Paulo Costa vs Jack Hermansson preview

When is Costa vs Hermansson?

Paulo Costa could potentially take on Jack Hermansson, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Costa vs Hermansson stats

Paulo Costa would step into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Jack Hermansson would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggest Costa would have a massive power advantage over Hermansson, boasting a 79% knock out percentage over Hermansson's 46%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Hermansson would have an advantage over Costa, with a 25% submission rate over Costa's 7%.

Paulo Costa is the younger man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Hermansson has a 6-inch reach advantage.

Costa is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 7 months later than Hermansson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 46 less professional rounds, 31 to Hermansson's 77.

Costa vs Hermansson form

Paulo Costa has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Robert Whittaker at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Luke Rockhold at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been defeated by Israel Adesanya at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had beaten Yoel Romero at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Jack Hermansson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Joseph Pyfer at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Pyfer on 10th February 2024 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Roman Dolidze at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Chris Curtis at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had been beaten by Sean Strickland at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

He had won against Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jack Hermansson has been fighting more than Paulo Costa.

Paulo Costa last fought 3 months and 1 day ago, while Jack Hermansson's last outing was 3 months and 8 days ago.

Costa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Hermansson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Costa vs Hermansson?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Costa vs Hermansson yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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