Paulo Costa Biography: MMA, Wife, Age, Height, Weight, Net Worth, Wiki & More   

Paulo Costa is known as a famous MMA fighter. He is also known by the nickname “The Eraser”. Due to his high popularity, he always remains in the discussion. For this reason, we have brought the Paulo Costa Biography article, in which we have tried to give as much information as possible about Paulo Costa. So if you are also his fan then read this biographical article till the end.     

Paulo Costa Biography
Paulo Costa Biography

Who is Paulo Costa? 

Paulo Costa is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist also known by the nickname Borrachinha (The Eraser). He competes in the light heavyweight division for UFC. According to Tapolozy, Paulo Costa was born on 21 April 1991 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He was ranked #6 in the UFC middleweight rankings as of August 1, 2022, according to Wikiwand.

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Paulo Costa Biography        

NamePaulo Costa  
Nick NameBorrachinha (The Eraser)        
Date of birth21 April 1991
Age31 years
Birth PlaceBrazil
OccupationProfessional MMA Fighter
Coaches              Eric Albarracin
School Not Known
AwardsPerformance of the Night award 
CollegeNot Known 

Paulo Costa Family 

Paulo Costa’s mother’s name is Maria Augusta and father’s name is Carlos Roberto. Apart from this, Paulo Costa also has a brother named Carlos Costa. 

MotherMaria Augusta 
FatherCarlos Roberto
SpouseTamara Alves (Girlfriend)
ChildrenNot Known
SiblingsCarlos Costa (Brother) 

Paulo Costa Physical status 

Paulo Costa Physical status 
Paulo Costa Physical status 

He is very strong physically. According to sherdog, Paulo Costa’s height is 6 feet while weight is 92.99 kg.    

HeightIn Feet- 6 feetIn cm- 182.88 cm
WeightIn Kilograms- 92.99 Kg In LBS- 205 LBS 
Hair ColorBlack 
Eye ColorBlack

Paulo Costa Net Worth

According to, the estimated net worth of Paulo Costa is $2-$3 million dollars (USD). 

Net worth$2-$3 Million dollars (USD)
SelleryNot Known

Paulo Costa Social Media

Paulo Costa is also popular on social media. You can find him with more than 1 million followers on Instagram and more than 260000 followers on Twitter. And if you go to YouTube looking for him, then he has a channel on YouTube named Paulo Costa Borrachinha. He has more than 118000 subscribers on the channel. 

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Paulo Costa Wikipedia 

Paulo Costa’s full name is Paulo Henrique Costa. He is a mixed martial artist who competes in the middleweight division. His trainer’s name is Eric Albarracin. 

Paulo Costa Background 

Paulo Costa grew up playing football and was attracted to Muay Thai martial arts when he was 9 years old. And then as a teenager, he joined a jiu-jitsu gym with his brother. When Paulo Costa was 17 years old, his father died of cancer. After this, Paulo then started competing under his brother’s tutelage.                                 

Paulo Costa Career 

Paulo Costa Career
Paulo Costa Career

According to Wikiwand, Paulo Costa made his professional MMA debut in February 2012. He made a record of 8-0 in the next 5 years. Paulo Costa made his UFC debut on March 11, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 106, facing Garreth McLellan. Paulo Costa won the fight via technical knockout in the first round and earned the Performance of the Night award. After this he won four more UFC fights in a row. But he was defeated in two UFC fights UFC 253 and UFC Fight Night 196 in which he faced Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori.      

Paulo Costa Wife

Paulo Costa Wife
Paulo Costa Wife

Paulo Costa is not married but has a girlfriend. According to Sportskeeda and his instagram, the name of Paulo Costa’s girlfriend is Tamara Alves.

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FAQ About Paulo Costa

  • How old is Paulo Costa?

    Paulo Costa’s age is 31 years in 2022.

  • What is the name of Paulo Costa’s Wife?

    Paulo Costa is not married but has a girlfriend named Tamara Alves.

  • What is the name of Paulo Costa’s parents?

    Paulo Costa’s father’s name is Carlos Roberto and mother’s name is Maria Augusta. 

  • Why is Paulo Costa called the eraser?

    According to, Paulo Costa felt the need for a new name after signing with the UFC. Because he did not like the English translation of Borrachinha. For this reason his coach Eric Albarracin suggested him the new nickname The Eraser.

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