WATCH: Paulo Costa Knocks Out Logan Paul

Published 03/10/2020, 11:28 AM EDT


Paulo Costa just knocked out one of the biggest vloggers on YouTube. Logan Paul of YouTube fame took part in a sparring session with middleweight UFC fighter Paulo Costa.

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The video shows the YouTube celebrity getting knocked off his feet in a quick boxing match with UFC middleweight’s Paulo Costa. Was it real or was it another publicity stunt by the YouTube celebrity. But either way, Logan wouldn’t stand a chance. If this was a real session, the result isn’t shocking.

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Who is Logan Paul?

Logan Paul is an internet celebrity credit of YouTube fame. He is professionally a vlogger and a content creator. But also has some experience in the boxing ring. He holds a professional boxing record of 0-1. His loss came at the hands of another YouTube celebrity-KSI.

Logan Paul and KSI first locked horns in an amateur boxing match back in August of 2018, which ended in a draw. The rematch was a professional boxing bout and ended with KSI winning via split decision. Logan Paul has shown further interest in combat sports and a likely tilt towards the UFC as well. He’s gone to the extent of calling out wrestler, CM Punk!

What is next for UFC’s Paulo Costa?

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Paulo Costa currently fights at the middleweight division and holds an impressive record of 13-0. He is the next up and coming fighter in his division. Dana White has seen great potential in him and has considered him next in line for a title shot.

Paulo Costa wants a shot at the current champ Israel Adesanya, and he will get one soon. Initially, he was supposed to go up against Adesanya at UFC 248. However, Yoel Romero replaced him. Costa pulled out of the fight due to a bicep injury. Yoel in his place suffered defeat at the hands of Adesanya. So does this now mean Paulo gets to go next?

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After UFC 248, Paulo blasted Adesanya. Called him a shameful champion. He went to the extent of jumping the cage post the Adesanya vs Romero fight. He wants it and he wants it bad. Will Paulo Costa be the first to beat Israel Adesanya and capture the middleweight title?

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