In his first fight out of his home country of Brazil, Paulo Costa remained undefeated by stopping Johny Hendricks via TKO in the second round at UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 4, 2017.

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Paulo Costa, left, and Johny Hendricks during a middleweight bout at UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 4, 2017. Costa won by TKO in the second round.

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Paulo Costa, left, and Johny Hendricks during a middleweight bout at UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 4, 2017. Costa won by TKO in the second round.

Credit: Mario Gonzalez

Paulo Costa, right, strikes with Johny Hendricks during a middleweight bout at UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 4, 2017. Costa won by TKO in the second round.

Credit: Mario Gonzalez

Paulo Costa, right, strikes with Johny Hendricks during a middleweight bout at UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 4, 2017. Costa won by TKO in the second round.

Credit: Mario Gonzalez

Paulo Costa, left, and Johny Hendricks during a middleweight bout at UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 4, 2017. Costa won by TKO in the second round.

Credit: Mario Gonzalez

Paulo Costa, right, strikes with Johny Hendricks during a middleweight bout at UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 4, 2017. Costa won by TKO in the second round.

Credit: Mario Gonzalez

Referee John McCarthy raises the hand of Paulo Costa, who stopped Johny Hendricks by TKO in the second round of a middleweight bout at UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 4, 2017.

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