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Thiago Santos

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Birthday
7, 1984
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1984 (age 35)
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About

Mixed martial artist who rose to fame for fighting in the UFC's middleweight division. He won Fight of the Night for the first time in February 2018 during UFC Fight Night in his victory against Anthony Smith. 

Before Fame

He first trained in capoeira for eight years prior to beginning his MMA training. He also served in the Brazilian army paratrooper unit.

Trivia

He finished as a quarterfinalist during The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 in 2013. He earned the Performance of the Night honor for his second time in February 2017 at UFC Fight Night. 

Family Life

He was originally born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Associated With

He defeated Nate Marquardt at UFC 198 in May 2016 by knockout.