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Ex-Title challenger Paulo Costa announces plans for fighting return at UFC 297 in January in Canada

Former undisputed middleweight title challenger, Paulo Costa has a date in mind for his long-overdue and awaited return to the Octagon, appearing to point at a UFC 297 event on January 20. from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada.

Costa, a former undisputed middleweight championship challenger and the current number six ranked divisional contender, has been sidelined since he featured on the main card of UFC 278 back in August of last year in Salt Lake City, snapping a two-fight losing skid to both former champion, Israel Adesanya, and Marvin Vettori, with a decision win of his own over former titleholder, Luke Rockhold.