The rivalry between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa is far from over. Paulo Costa has been talking about Israel Adesanya for a long time now.
Last day, Israel Adesanya responded to repeated tweets from Paulo Costa which implied that Adesanya was queer.
“Why does @BorrachinhaMMA keep calling me a “fa*ot/fag*y” bro??,” Adesanya tweeted on his Twitter along with raunchy video of him interacting with a girl. The end of the video had a shot at Paulo Costa as well.
You can see the video below.
Prior to this, he also tweeted about
"I’d jizzapprove…but I legit do give the best hugs. I’m skinny but cuddly af," Adesanya tweeted.
A look back at Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa
The Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa fight took place on September 27, 2020, at the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It was the main event of UFC 253 and featured two undefeated middleweights vying for the UFC Middleweight Championship.
Israel Adesanya, the champion, came into the fight with a perfect record of 19 wins and no losses. Paulo Costa, the challenger, had a record of 13 wins and no losses. The build-up to the fight was intense, with both fighters engaging in trash talk and heated exchanges during interviews and press conferences.
The fight itself was a one-sided affair, with Adesanya dominating from start to finish. Adesanya's superior striking skills were on full display as he picked apart Costa with leg kicks and jabs. Costa, who had a reputation as a powerful striker, was unable to land any significant shots on Adesanya.
In the second round, Adesanya landed a head kick that wobbled Costa and followed it up with a barrage of punches that sent Costa to the canvas. Adesanya then finished the fight with ground-and-pound, forcing the referee to step in and stop the contest.
The victory cemented Adesanya's status as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world and solidified his position as the UFC Middleweight Champion. For Costa, it was his first loss in professional mixed martial arts