Paulo Costa will make his UFC comeback against Marvin Vettori this weekend. Ahead of his comeback, here are five lesser-known facts about Costa.
The Portuguese word Borrachinha means Eraser in English. Costa's nickname was given by his older brother, who was dubbed 'Rubber Man' due to his elasticity.
Costa worked in real estate and as an IT teacher teaching Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel to support his mother financially.
Costa is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and a Mineiro Champion of Jiu-Jitsu.
Before joining UFC, Costa was the 'Face to Face' and 'Jungle Fight' middleweight champion.
Costa has only lost once in his professional career, a second-round TKO loss in a title fight against the UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 253.