WATCH: Former UFC Title Challenger Takes On New $44 Billion Twitter Owner Elon Musk With a Hilarious Video

Published 05/01/2022, 12:37 PM EDT

Mixed Martial Arts is a sport where a fighter pays his dues with his blood, sweat, and tears. With the injuries fighters sustain, it is a brutal sport. Although, along with its brutality, MMA also brings a lot of glory and fame to its athletes. With this fame they receive, fighters do their best to engage with fans whether it is through the meet & greet or Social Media. One such fighter, who is very active on social media, is Paulo Costa.

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Recently, Paulo Costa shared a funny video on his Twitter account. In the video shared by the fighters, fans can see a duplicate of Elon Musk. In the video, we can see the duplicate of Elon Musk walking and blowing a kiss towards the camera, recording him before entering a car. Costa captioned the video saying, ‘Elon Musk from the left.’

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Paulo Costa has been very popular among the MMA fans on Twitter. He shares a lot of funny content. The content shared by ‘Borrachina’ is loved by his fans and followers. Costa posts not only funny content, but he also makes it a point to engage with his fans on social media and also responds to their comments. While Paulo remains active on Social Media, he is yet to be seen in the octagon since his last fight.

Paulo Costa’s rise in the UFC.

Born on April 21, 1991, Paulo Costa had a significant rise in the UFC. Costa was chosen to be on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazill 3. He won his elimination fight and was selected to be on Team Wanderlei Silva. In his next fight, Costa lost his bout via a split decision and was eliminated.

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‘Borrachina’ made his promotional debut and won the fight. He even won his next fight, which took his professional record up to 10-0. After this, Costa fought 3 more times against Johny Hendricks, Uriah Hall & Yoel Romero, respectively. He won all 3 fights of these fights and got a title shot against current UFC Middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya.

Costa fought Adesanya at UFC 253 and lost the fight via TKO in the second round. The UFC then booked him to face Marvin Vettori. ‘Borrachina’ failed to make weight for this fight and it was shifted to the 205-pound weight category. Costa lost to Vettori via decision.

Since his last fight, Costa is yet to appear in the octagon. After missing weight against Vettori, Dana White said Costa would no longer compete at Middleweight. Whether at Middleweight or Light Heavyweight, the fans of Paulo Costa will wait with anticipation to see the fighter back in action.

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Let us know your views on Paulo Costa’s social media and against whom you would like to see him return in the comments down below.

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Varun Bhat

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Varun Anand Bhat is an MMA writer at EssentiallySports. Not only does he train in MMA but he is also a certified judge, which gives him valuable insight while writing content. The fight between Conor Mcgregor & Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was responsible for making him interested in the sport of MMA.

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