Thiago Santos Biography

( 1984 - )
September 15, 2019
First published on:November 6, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Thiago Santos

Date of Birth: 1984, January 7
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Thiago Santos de Lima
Birth Place Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Famous Name Thiago Santos
Net Worth $1 Million
Nationality Brazilian
Currently Working For UFC
Currently Married Yes
Children Hiago Souza
Tatto(s) Yes

Thiago Santos de Lima is Brazilian who is currently competing in Light Heavy Weight division of ultimate fighting championship (UFC).  He got entrance in UFC by competing on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2. As of January 2019, he is currently in 6th position in official UFC middleweight ranking.

 

The thirty-five years MMA fighter has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Furthermore, he has a son but has not revealed any information about his son's mother.

Net worth - $5 million

Thiago Santos net worth for 2019, is currently under review but some source claim that Thiago’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. It is believed that his income and net worth is increasing significantly in recent time. Currently signed to UFC, his total UFC earning is reported $1,234,600, made through 18 bouts.

 
 
 
 
 
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He was scheduled to fight with Jimi Manuwa on December 8, 2018, who earned about $120 thousand at UFC 214.

The details about his earnings from different UFC events are tabulated below: 

Event Date Earnings
UFC 163 Aug 3/13 $8,000
UFC Fight Night Mar 23/14 $17,600
UFC 175 Jul 5/14 $10,000
UFC 183 Jan 31/15 $26,000
UFC Fight Night Jun 27/15 $82,000
UFC Fight Night Dec 10/15 $43,000
UFC 198 May 14/16 $49,000
UFC 200 Jul 9/16 $33,000
UFC Fight Night Sept 24/16 $33,000
UFC Fight Night Feb 19/17 $117,000
UFC 213 Jul 8/17 $78,000
UFC Fight Night Oct 28/17 $90,000
UFC Fight Night Feb 3/18 $148,000
UFC Fight Night Apr 21/18 $58,000
UFC 227 Aug 4/18 $106,000
UFC Fight Night Sept 22/18 $164,000
UFC 231 Dec 8/18 $172,000
UFC Fight Night Feb 23/19 $180,000
UFC 239 Jul 6/19 $380,000

Santos has an endorsement deal with Venum, which manufactures UFC apparels and equipment. He also keeps posting the products on his Instagram. He might be earning good with the deal.

Marital Status - Married

Thiago Santos is believed to be married and has a son. He has also posted the photo of his son on his Instagram but has never talked about his wife.

 
 
 
 
 
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Filho, hoje é seu dia, o meu coração se enche de alegria por ver você tão saudável e tão cheio de vida. O tempo tem dado o crescimento que você precisa para encarar o mundo de frente e crescer com ele, me alegro por ver você feliz e realizando seus sonhos com as próprias mãos, ou seria com os próprios pés? Né meu jogador? Rsrs. Você cresceu e está cada vez mais lindo, pois a beleza mora dentro de você. Que hoje e em todos os dias possa haver alegria nesse seu coração tão puro e bondoso, e que Deus abençoe sempre grandiosamente a sua vida. Agora no seu aniversário quero agradecer a Deus por ter me dado você de presente, me dando motivos para acreditar na vida, nos sonhos, perseverar e nunca desistir, pois você me dá forças. Obrigado por você existir! Feliz Aniversário filho, pai tá longe, você sabe o porque, mas logo estaremos juntos, to com muita saudade. Quero lhe dedicar, nesse dia tão especial, meu carinho e o meu amor por você, pode contar comigo sempre meu filho. Te amo incondicionalmente @hs.santoss #MinhaMetade #FelizAniversario #EuTeAmoMeuFilho #PedacinhoDeMim #PaiCoruja #15aninhos

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 He is 6 feet 2 inch tall and has a weight of 92.4kg.

Short Bio

Thiago Santos was born on January 7, 1984, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is known with the name Marreta (the sledgehammer).  He is Brazilian by nationality and black by ethnicity.

Thiago Santos started his fighting career as MMA (mixed martial artist). In fact; Thiago Santos made his professional debut in MMA in October 2010. Before starting MMA, he trained in Capoeira and was Brazilian army Paratrooper for eight years.

Professional Career

In March 2013, Thiago Santos was a part of the cast of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2.  Santos defeated Gil Freitas in the opening round of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2. Later in the elimination round, he faced Pedro Iriê and won by unanimous decision.

Thiago Santos was signed to a contract by UFC and made his debut on August 3, 2013, at UFC 163 against the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, “Cezar Ferreira”. He lost the fight via submission in the first round.

CAPTION: Thiago Santos ready for the fight with Ronny Markers SOURCE: mixedmartialarts.com

He won his second fight via TKO in the first round where he faced Ronny Markes on March 23, 2014. Later on June 27, 2015, Santos faced promotional newcomer Steve Bosse at UFC Fight Night 70, where won the fight by knockout in the first round and earned a Performance of the Night bonus.

Santos faced Jack Marshman on February 19, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 105 and won the fight via TKO in the second round due to the combination of a spinning heel kick and punches, which made him earn another performance of the Night bonus award.

On February 3, 2018, at UFC Fight Night  125, he won the fight via technical knockout in round two where he faced Anthony  Smith. This win made him earn his 1st Fight of the Night bonus.

CAPTION: Thiago Santos, Jimi Manuwa SOURCE: bjpenn.com

Thiago Santos defeated Jimi Manuwa on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231. Likewise, at UFC Fight Night: Blachowicz vs. Santos, he defeated Jan Blachowicz via TKO in round three. 

His MMA Record:

Total 27
Wins 21
By knockout 15
By submission 1
By decision 5
Losses 6
By knockout 3
By submission 2
By decision 1

 


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