Paulo Costa at the UFC 253 weigh-ins on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

UFC: Costa out of Whittaker bout due to ‘severe flu’ after Covid-19

  • Brazilian fighter’s brother and coach says ‘the flu is taking a long time to go away … he hasn’t fully recovered yet’
  • Carlos Costa adds UFC middleweight will get a chest X-ray and other exams done ‘to see if Covid has affected anything’
17 Mar 2021 - 5:23PM