Photo of Thiago Santos
Age 35
Gender Male
Height 6' 0"
Weight Class Light-heavyweight

Thiago Santos is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 21 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 21-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 8 years, 6 months, 25 days
Rounds Fought 45.8
Avg. Fights/Year 3.3
Longest Layoff 1 year
Quickest Turnaround 3 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 15 1 5
Losses 3 2 2
Finish Rate 76.2%
Finished Rate 71.4%
Win by Decision Rate 23.8%
Loss by Decision Rate 28.6%
Win by KO Rate 71.4%
Loss by KO Rate 42.9%
Win by SUB Rate 4.8%
Loss by SUB Rate 28.6%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:29
Fastest KO 00:29
Fastest SUB 12:50
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.7
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 08:15
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 07:58
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 07/06/2019 L
(21-6-0)
Jon Jones
(24-1-0)
LHW
(204.5 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 239
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/23/2019 W
(20-6-0)
Jan Blachowicz
(23-7-0)
LHW
(204.0 vs. 205.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC on ESPN+ #3
3 0:39
Official MMA Fight Results 12/08/2018 W
(19-6-0)
Jimi Manuwa
(17-4-0)
LHW
(205.7 vs. 204.7)
KO
UFC 231
2 0:41
Official MMA Fight Results 09/22/2018 W
(18-6-0)
Eryk Anders
(11-1-0)
MW
(204.0* vs. 206.0*)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: SANTOS vs ANDERS
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/04/2018 W
(17-6-0)
Kevin Holland
(13-4-0)
MW
(185.5 vs. 184.7)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 227: DILLASHAW vs. GARBRANDT 2
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/21/2018 L
(17-5-0)
David Branch
(21-4-0)
MW
(185.8 vs. 186.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Barboza vs. Lee
1 2:30
Official MMA Fight Results 02/03/2018 W
(16-5-0)
Anthony Smith
(28-12-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 186.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. ANDERS
2 1:03
Official MMA Fight Results 10/28/2017 W
(15-5-0)
Jack Hermansson
(16-3-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. BRUNSON
1 4:59
Official MMA Fight Results 07/08/2017 W
(14-5-0)
Gerald Meerschaert III
(26-9-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 184.5)
TKO/RSC
UFC 213: Nunes vs. Shevchenko
2 2:04
Official MMA Fight Results 02/19/2017 W
(13-5-0)
Jack Marshman
(21-5-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 184.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Browne
2 2:21
Official MMA Fight Results 09/24/2016 L
(13-4-0)
Eric Spicely
(8-1-0)

(186.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFN: CYBORG vs. LANSBERG
1 2:58
Official MMA Fight Results 07/09/2016 L
(13-3-0)
Gegard Mousasi
(38-6-2)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.5)
TKO/RSC
UFC 200
1 4:32
Official MMA Fight Results 05/14/2016 W
(12-3-0)
Nate Marquardt
(34-15-2)

(185.0 vs. 185.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC 198: Werdum VS Miocic
1 3:39
Official MMA Fight Results 12/10/2015 W
(11-3-0)
Elias Theodorou
(11-0-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 80; Namajunas vs VanZant
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/27/2015 W
(10-3-0)
Steve Bosse
(10-1-0)
MW
(185.5 vs. 185.5)
KO (Kick)
UFC Fight Night 70: Romero vs Machida
1 0:29
Official MMA Fight Results 01/31/2015 W
(9-3-0)
Andy Enz
(10-3-0)
MW
(185.5 vs. 186.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 183: Silva vs Diaz
1 1:56
Official MMA Fight Results 07/05/2014 L
(9-2-0)
Uriah Hall
(8-4-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 175: Weidman vs Machida
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/23/2014 W
(8-2-0)
Ronny Markes
(12-2-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2
1 0:53
Official MMA Fight Results 08/03/2013 L
(8-1-0)
Mutant Ferreira
(5-2-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 163: Aldo vs. Jung
1 0:47
NSF 07/27/2012 W
(7-1-0)
Denis Figueira da Silva
(1-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Watch Out Combat Show 20
1 0:00
NSF 04/28/2012 L
(7-0-0)
Vicente Luque
(1-2-1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Spartan MMA 2
1 0:00
NSF 03/03/2012 W
(6-0-0)
Junior Vidal
(2-3-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Watch Out Combat Show 18
1 0:00
NSF 12/17/2011 W
(5-0-0)
Eneas Souza
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Watch Out Combat Show 17
3 2:50
NSF 11/26/2011 W
(4-0-0)
Marcos Viggiani
(2-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Spartan MMA 1
3 5:00
NSF 08/13/2011 W
(3-0-0)
Rafael Braga
(3-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Explosion Fight 08/13/11
1 0:00
NSF 07/23/2011 W
(2-0-0)
Mauricio Chueke
(1-1-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Watch Out Combat Show 14
3 5:00
NSF 04/16/2011 W
(1-0-0)
Gabriel Barreiro
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Senna Fight Championship
2 1:53
NSF 12/10/2010 W
(0-0-0)
Guilherme Benedito Nunes
(0-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Watch Out Combat Show 10
3 5:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class