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Paulo Costa Calls Out Khamzat Chimaev for Dream UFC Title Fight

Paulo Costa has set his sights on a dream fight against Khamzat Chimaev for the UFC middleweight title. Costa, who recently suffered a loss to Israel Adesanya in a title fight, is eager to bounce back and prove himself against a rising star like Chimaev.

In an interview with MMA Fighting, Costa expressed his desire for a showdown with Chimaev, highlighting the Swede’s impressive performances in the welterweight and middleweight divisions. Costa sees Chimaev as a formidable opponent who could provide an exciting challenge for him.

“I want to fight Chimaev. He’s a tough guy, and I think it would make for a great fight. He’s been on a tear lately, and I believe I can be the one to derail his success,” said Costa. “I’m willing to do whatever it takes to make this fight happen. I think it’s a fight that fans would love to see.”

Costa acknowledged that he needs to get back on track after his loss to Adesanya, and he believes a win over Chimaev would put him in a strong position for a title shot. He is confident in his skills and believes that he has what it takes to defeat Chimaev and cement his status as one of the top contenders in the middleweight division.

“I know I have the power and the skills to beat Chimaev. I just need the opportunity. I want to show the world that I’m still a force to be reckoned with in this division,” Costa emphasized. “I’ve learned a lot from my loss to Adesanya, and I’m eager to put that experience to good use in my next fight. Chimaev would be the perfect opponent to showcase my abilities.”

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Costa’s call-out of Chimaev has already generated excitement among fans and the MMA community. Many are intrigued by the potential matchup between these two explosive fighters. A fight between Costa and Chimaev would undoubtedly be a thrilling clash, showcasing both their striking and grappling abilities.

As Costa awaits a response from the UFC and Chimaev’s team, fans eagerly anticipate the possibility of this dream fight becoming a reality. Only time will tell if the stars align for these two fighters to step into the octagon together, but one thing is for sure – if this fight happens, it will be a can’t-miss showdown for the middleweight division.