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