Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos

by Jack Ol 04 Mar,2020
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
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Personal Info
  • Birth Name Elizeu Zaleski Capoeira dos Santos
  • Birth Place Francisco Beltrao, Parana, Brazil
  • Famous Name Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
  • Nationality Brazilian
  • Currently Working For UFC
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Children Expecting
  • Boyfriend No
  • Tatto(s) Yes

Elizeu Zaleski Capoeira dos Santos or famously known as Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos is a Brazilian professional mixed martial arts fighter who currents fight under renowned American MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship in its Welterweight division.

Apart from competing for UFC, he has also previously held the Jungle Fight Welterweight championship. He is scheduled to fight Alexey Kunchenko at UFC Fight Night 170 on March 15, 2020.

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos’ Net worth and Salary

According to several sources and reports, his total earnings as of  2020 amounts to $438,000 from his professional career at UFC. He earned $24,000 which includes $12,000  when he defeated Keita Nakamura at  UFC Fight Night 96 on 1st October 2016.

Looking at his professional MMA career and his several wins and bonus award that he has accumulated throughout his UFC fighting career, his net worth is estimated to be around $350,000.

Who is Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos' Wife?

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos is currently married to his spouse, Tatiane. The couple started dating each other in 2010 and has been together for almost a decade. The couple probably got married in 2018 after the birth of their child.

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos with his wife and child SOURCE: [email protected]

His then-girlfriend gave him the news of her pregnancy after his win over Max Griffin in October 2017. After the win, Elizeu announced that he would marry his girlfriend. He said:

“I think we’re going to have to get married now. There’s no escaping it anymore. So this bonus would certainly help a lot with the wedding.”

Looking at their photos posted on Zaleski social sites such as Instagram and Facebook, it seems that the couple is enjoying and enjoying their life together.

Currently 31, he stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 77 kg. He has a reach of 73 inches which he uses to his optimum during his fights.

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos’ Early Childhood

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos is of Brazilain nationality. He was born on November 12, 1986, in Francisco Beltrao, Parana, Brazil. Initially, he trained an Afro Brazilian martial arts, Capoeira at 9 and later switched his profession to MMA at the age of 20.

His parents divorced when he was very young and he started living with his mother in a big city. After four years, he moved to his father Irineu dos Santos on his farm.

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos’s Career

He started his professional MMA career in 2009 and competed for various Brazilian MMA promotion such as Smash, Amazon Fight, and Jungle Fight. Zaleski later moved to the United States of America and joined the American famous MMA organization, Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2015.

He made his main debut for  UFC against Nicolas Dalby on May 30, 2015, and lost via split decisions.

The Brazilian MMA fighter later took on Omari Akhmedov and won his maiden UFC bout with a knockout in the third round of the match. The fight also gave him the Fight of Night bonus and later faced off against Max Griffin on October 28, 2017, and won the bout through a unanimous decision and later went to win the Fight of the night bonus award.

He was scheduled to take on Jack Marshman at UFC Fight Night 127 on March 17, 2018, but was replaced by Brad Scott. He had a bout against Sean Strickland at UFC 224 on May 12, 2018, and won the fight through a knockout in the first round. He is scheduled to fight Alexey Kunchenko at UFC Fight Night 170 on March 15, 2020.

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