Thiago
Santos
9-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 9-3-0
Summary: High kick

Fighter Info

Nickname: Marreta
From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 31
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
146
35% Successful
51
Types of Successful Strikes
0
51
73% Standing
18%
37
5
9
Striking Defense
62
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
3
0% Successful
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Thiago Santos Jan 31, 2015
-- -- -- -- --
Andy Enz -- -- -- --
Loss
Uriah Hall Jul 5, 2014
42 1 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Thiago Santos 44 0 0 0
Win
Ronny Markes Mar 23, 2014
0 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Thiago Santos 7 0 0 0
Loss
Cezar Ferreira Aug 3, 2013
3 0 1 0 R1 Submission
Thiago Santos 0 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Technical training or sparring in the morning, strength and conditioning in the afternoon and technical training or sparring in the evening again.

 

Thoughts on opponent, Andy Enz? He is a young, tough guy, and seems to be very brave.

 

When and why did you start training for fighting? After eight years in capoeira. I always liked sports, I saw capoeira, and it was close to home so I started training. Then I wanted something more aggressive and I migrated to pro Muay Thai and I really found myself.


What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time state champion in Muay Thai, weight class and absolute champion of jiu-jitsu interclub of Rio de Janeiro, Muay Thai black belt,  Jiu-Jitsu purple belt and Capoeira green rope.

Do you have any heroes? My dad is my hero for everything he did in life and for me. All I have is because of him, and his right way of being and acting has always been an example for me.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the realization of part of a dream. The only part missing is becoming the champion.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I made it up to the third administration period.

What was your job before you started fighting? Brazilian army paratrooper

Favorite grappling technique: Double leg

Favorite striking technique: High kick

• Team Werdum member on TUF Brazil 2

• Pro since 2010

• Five wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)

• Four first round finishes

 

• Origin of nickname: "My mast Philip gave me the nickname 'Marreta' due to all my wins by knockout."

Career

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