Thiago Santos

Thiago Santos 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Thiago Santos is one of the best fighters in the UFC's light heavyweight division. As of May 2021, the former middleweight staple sits at #4 in the UFC light heavyweight rankings. He put together an impressive 7-1 record before inking a deal with the UFC.

Thiago Santos: UFC Career

The Brazilian fighter made his UFC debut in the year 2013. In his first fight at UFC 163, he suffered a submission loss to Cezar Ferreira. Later on, he defeated fighters like Andy Enz, Kevin Holland, Jack Marshman, Gerald Meerschaert, Jack Hermansson, Jan Blachowicz, and Anthony Smith.

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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 07: (L-R) Yana Kunitskaya of Russia hugs Thiago Santos before entering the Octagon prior to her women's bantamweight bout against Aspen Ladd during the UFC Fight Night event at Capital One Arena on December 07, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

After suffering a split decision defeat to Jon Jones at UFC 239, 'Marreta' has been on a slump. He lost to Glover Teixeira via rear-naked choke submission in 2020. Later, in 2021, Aleksandar Rakic beat him via a unanimous decision. He holds a record of 13-8 in his UFC career.

Thiago Santos: Fighting Style

Given Santos' record, he is a striker who doesn't like taking his opponents down and looking for a submission. However, he isn't one to strike with reckless abandon. 'Marreta' has absorbed just 2.33 strikes per minute in the UFC and has a 55% strike defense.

Thiago Santos: Achievements

The 'Marreta' holds a proud record of 21-9-0 in his MMA career. Furthermore, per his UFC profile, the 37-year-old has a black belt in Muay Thai, a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and a Green rope in Capoeira. Apart from that, he has received four Performance of the Night and two Fight of the Night awards in the UFC.

Thiago Santos: Net Worth and Salary

Santos has estimated career earnings of $948,000 according to Tapology.

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 Nickname Marreta
Age37
Born01-07-1984
NationalityBrazilian
 Residence Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height6'2"
MMA Record21-9-0
Active Win Streak 0
Net Worth NA
 Weight/Division205.5 lb/light heavyweight
 Marital Status/Partner Name Engaged/Yana Kunitskaya

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