Thiago Santos

Thiago Santos

Thiago Santos#5

Marreta

  • 22 - 9 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Age
    38
  • Height
    74 in 188 cm
  • Last Weigh-In
    206 lbs 93 kg
  • Reach
    76 in 193 cm
  • Leg reach
    42.5 in 108 cm
  • Brazil
  • Light Heavyweight Division
  • Style
    BJJ, Muay Thai, Capoeira
  • Born
    Brazil
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Luke Sanders

Luke
Sanders

Leonardo Santos

Leonardo
Santos

Next Bout

UFC Vegas 50

12.03.22, UFC APEX, Las Vegas, USA

Thiago Santos
  • Bouts31

  • Wins22

  • Losses9

  • Draws0

Thiago Santos
Magomed Ankalaev
  • Bouts17

  • Wins16

  • Losses1

  • Draws0

Magomed Ankalaev

Statistics

Wins

  • KO/TKO

    15 (68%)

  • DEC

    6 (27%)

  • SUB

    1 (5%)

Loss

  • KO/TKO

    3 (33%)

  • DEC

    3 (33%)

  • SUB

    3 (34%)

  • 8:5534

    Avg fight time

    88

    First round finishes

  • 8:558

    Average fight time in the UFC

    2222

    UFC Bouts for calculating statistics

  • 0.000.00

    Submission attempts per 15 min

    0.400.40

    Takedowns per bout

  • 88

    Takedowns Landed

    2222

    Takedown Attempted

  • 36%36

    Successful takedown

    58%58

    Takedown Defense

  • 3.953.95

    Sig. strikes landed (per min)

    4.734.73

    Sig. strikes absorbed (per min)

  • 775775

    Sig. strikes landed

    16121612

    Sig. strikes attempted

  • 48%48

    Accented punches accuracy

    51%51

    Sig. strikes defense

  • 954954

    Punches dealt

    18011801

    Punches thrown

  • 53%53

    Striking Accuracy

    0.6060

    Knockdowns avg per fight

  • 0.1010

    Coup attempts per fight

Bout statistics by promotion

Promotion Bout
UFC 22
TUF 4
WOCS 5
Not defined 4

Sig. strikes by position

  • Standing

    412 (53%)

  • Clinch

    141 (18%)

  • Ground

    222 (29%)

Head

413

53%

Body

175

23%

Legs

187

24%

PRO Results

  • Santos VS Magomed Ankalaev

    12.03.2022 • UFC Fight Night

    22 - 9 - 0

    W-L-D

    16 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Johnny Walker

    02.10.2021 • UFC Fight Night

    Round
    5

    Time
    25.00

    Method
    Decision

    21 - 9 - 0

    W-L-D

    18 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      206.0 lbs (93.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      -155 Slight Favorite

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      44

    • Sig. Strikes

      44

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Aleksandar Rakic

    06.03.2021 • UFC 259

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    21 - 8 - 0

    W-L-D

    13 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 259

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      206.0 lbs (93.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      +155 Slight Underdog

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      61

    • Sig. Strikes

      49

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Glover Teixeira

    07.11.2020 • UFC Fight Night

    Round
    3

    Time
    11.49

    Method
    Submission

    21 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    31 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night

    • Win

      Rear Naked Choke

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      205.5 lbs (93.2 kgs)

    • Odds

      -240 Moderate Favorite

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      81

    • Sig. Strikes

      40

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Santos VS Glover Teixeira

    03.10.2020 • UFC Fight Night • Status: cancelled

    21 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    31 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night

    • Billing

      Co-Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Santos VS Glover Teixeira

    12.09.2020 • UFC Fight Night • Status: cancelled

    21 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    31 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Jon Jones

    06.07.2019 • UFC 239

    Round
    5

    Time
    25.00

    Method
    Decision

    21 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    24 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 239

    • Title bout

      Challenger — UFC Light Heavyweight Championship

    • Win

      Split

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      204.5 lbs (92.8 kgs)

    • Odds

      +375 Moderate Underdog

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      43

    • Sig. Strikes

      43

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Jan Blachowicz

    23.02.2019 • UFC on ESPN+ 3

    Round
    3

    Time
    10.39

    Method
    KO/TKO

    20 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    23 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN+ 3

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      -125 Slight Favorite

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      52

    • Sig. Strikes

      52

    • Takedowns

      1

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Jimi Manuwa

    08.12.2018 • UFC 231

    Round
    2

    Time
    5.41

    Method
    KO/TKO

    19 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    17 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 231

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      205.8 lbs (93.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      -190 Slight Favorite

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      65

    • Sig. Strikes

      42

    • Takedowns

      1

    • Knockdowns

      2

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Eryk Anders

    22.09.2018 • UFC Fight Night 137

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    KO/TKO

    18 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 137

    • Win

      Retirement

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      203.7 lbs (92.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      -200 Moderate Favorite

    • Awards

      Fight of the night

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      115

    • Sig. Strikes

      100

    • Takedowns

      1

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      1

  • Santos VS Jimi Manuwa

    22.09.2018 • UFC Fight Night 137 • Status: cancelled

    18 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    17 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 137

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Odds

      -130 Slight Favorite

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Kevin Holland

    04.08.2018 • UFC 227

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    17 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    13 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 227

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs)

    • Odds

      -340 Moderate Favorite

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      81

    • Sig. Strikes

      69

    • Takedowns

      3

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      1

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS David Branch

    21.04.2018 • UFC Fight Night 128

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.30

    Method
    KO/TKO

    17 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    21 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 128

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      185.8 lbs (84.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      -165 Slight Favorite

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      14

    • Sig. Strikes

      14

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Anthony Smith

    03.02.2018 • UFC Fight Night 125

    Round
    2

    Time
    6.03

    Method
    KO/TKO

    16 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    29 - 12 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 125

    • Win

      Body Kick & Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)

    • Odds

      -280 Moderate Favorite

    • Awards

      Fight of the night

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      80

    • Sig. Strikes

      58

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      2

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      1

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Jack Hermansson

    28.10.2017 • UFC Fight Night 119

    Round
    1

    Time
    4.59

    Method
    KO/TKO

    15 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    16 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 119

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      -110 Near Even

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      29

    • Sig. Strikes

      28

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Gerald Meerschaert

    08.07.2017 • UFC 213

    Round
    2

    Time
    7.04

    Method
    KO/TKO

    14 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    27 - 8 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 213

    • Win

      Ground & Pound

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      -155 Slight Favorite

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      65

    • Sig. Strikes

      60

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Jack Marshman

    19.02.2017 • UFC Fight Night 105

    Round
    2

    Time
    7.21

    Method
    KO/TKO

    13 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    21 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 105

    • Win

      Wheel Kick & Punches

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      -160 Slight Favorite

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      32

    • Sig. Strikes

      27

    • Takedowns

      1

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Eric Spicely

    24.09.2016 • UFC Fight Night 95

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.58

    Method
    Submission

    13 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 95

    • Win

      Rear Naked Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      -750 Huge Favorite

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      4

    • Sig. Strikes

      2

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Gegard Mousasi

    09.07.2016 • UFC 200

    Round
    1

    Time
    4.32

    Method
    KO/TKO

    13 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    38 - 6 - 2

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 200

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      +220 Moderate Underdog

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      5

    • Sig. Strikes

      5

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Nate Marquardt

    14.05.2016 • UFC 198

    Round
    1

    Time
    3.39

    Method
    KO/TKO

    12 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    34 - 15 - 2

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 198

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)

    • Odds

      -360 Moderate Favorite

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      20

    • Sig. Strikes

      16

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      2

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Elias Theodorou

    10.12.2015 • UFC Fight Night 80

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    11 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 80

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)

    • Odds

      +190 Slight Underdog

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      83

    • Sig. Strikes

      52

    • Takedowns

      1

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Steve Bosse

    27.06.2015 • UFC Fight Night 70

    Round
    1

    Time
    0.29

    Method
    KO/TKO

    10 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    10 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 70

    • Win

      Head Kick

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs)

    • Odds

      -190 Slight Favorite

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      3

    • Sig. Strikes

      3

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Andy Enz

    31.01.2015 • UFC 183

    Round
    1

    Time
    1.56

    Method
    KO/TKO

    9 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    10 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 183

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs)

    • Odds

      -185 Slight Favorite

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      21

    • Sig. Strikes

      20

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Uriah Hall

    05.07.2014 • UFC 175

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    9 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 175

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)

    • Odds

      +250 Moderate Underdog

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      48

    • Sig. Strikes

      44

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Ronny Markes

    23.03.2014 • UFC Fight Night 38

    Round
    1

    Time
    0.53

    Method
    KO/TKO

    8 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    14 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 38

    • Win

      Body Kick & Punches

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs)

    • Odds

      +600 Huge Underdog

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      8

    • Sig. Strikes

      7

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Cezar Ferreira

    03.08.2013 • UFC 163

    Round
    1

    Time
    0.47

    Method
    Submission

    8 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    5 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 163

    • Win

      Guillotine Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      185 lbs (83.9 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs)

    • Odds

      +365 Moderate Underdog

    Statistics Thiago Santos
    • Total Strikes

      0

    • Sig. Strikes

      0

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Leonardo Santos

    19.05.2013 • The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 2 • Exhibition Bout

    Method
    Decision

    • Event

      The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 2

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      5-5 two rounds

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Pedro Irie

    05.05.2013 • The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 2 • Exhibition Bout

    Method
    Decision

    • Event

      The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 2

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      5-5 two rounds

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS William Macario

    14.04.2013 • The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 2 • Exhibition Bout

    Method
    Decision

    • Event

      The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 2

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      5-5 two rounds

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Gil de Freitas

    17.03.2013 • The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 2 • Exhibition Bout

    Method
    Decision

    • Event

      The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Season 2

    • Win

      Majority

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      5-5 two rounds

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Dennis Figueira

    27.07.2012 • WOCS 20

    Round
    1

    Method
    KO/TKO

    7 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    2 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WOCS 20

    • Win

      Head Kick & Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Vicente Luque

    28.04.2012

    Round
    1

    Method
    KO/TKO

    7 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    3 - 2 - 1

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Junior Vidal

    03.03.2012

    Round
    1

    Method
    KO/TKO

    6 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    2 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Eneas Souza

    17.12.2011

    Round
    3

    Method
    Submission

    5 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Marcos Viggiani

    26.11.2011

    Round
    3

    Method
    Decision

    4 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    2 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Rafael Braga

    13.08.2011

    Round
    1

    Method
    KO/TKO

    3 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    1 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Mauricio Chueke

    23.07.2011

    Round
    3

    Method
    Decision

    2 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    3 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Gabriel Barreiro

    16.04.2011

    Round
    2

    Method
    KO/TKO

    1 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Santos VS Guilherme Benedito Nunes

    10.12.2010

    Round
    3

    Method
    Decision

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

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