Watch Paulo Costa Chase Israel “Runnersanya” in New Vid

Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa have traded numerous verbal shots to date, but the latter's taken it up a notch in a new, mocking vid.

Paulo Costa has repeatedly taken pokes at Israel Adesanya regarding his fighting style, and now the hulking middleweight’s shared out a new video that features an Israel “Runnersanya”.

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Costa chases “Runnersanya”

If you’ve followed the rivalry between Costa and the UFC’s middleweight champ, you know that the undefeated contender has repeatedly argued that he’ll overpower Adesanya when they fight. Costa’s also accused the dynamic striker of running in fights.

Well, recently Costa shared out the video below, which features him chasing “Runnersanya” in the cage. According to a follow-up report from MMA Fighting, “Runnersanya” is played by Vanderlei “Toquinho” Goncalves).

UFC 253 line-up

Adesanya – Costa will headline UFC 253, which will take place on September 27th in Abu Dhabi, on Yas Island.

185 lbs.: UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa
205 lbs.: Dominick Reyes vs. Jan Blachowicz – for vacant light heavyweight title
135 lbs.: Marion Reneau vs. Ketlen Vieira
125 lbs.: Kai Kara-France vs. Brandon Royval
115 lbs.: Yan Xiaonan vs. TBA
170 lbs.: Diego Sanchez vs. Jake Matthews
145 lbs.: Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov
135 lbs.: Sarah Alpar vs. Jessica-Rose Clark
135 lbs.: Randy Costa vs. Journey Newson
145 lbs.: Mirsad Bektic vs. Eduardo Garagorri

*card subject to change

Line-up via MMA Mania

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