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Thiago Santos vs. Jimi Manuwa

Main Card | Light Heavyweight · 205 lbs | MMA

Thiago Santos defeats Jimi Manuwa via KO/TKO at 0:41 of Round 2

Thiago "Marreta" Santos
Jimi "Poster Boy" Manuwa

Santos
KO/TKO
Round 2

Thiago Santos Jimi Manuwa

"Marreta" "Poster Boy"

19-6-0   Pro Record At Fight   17-4-0
Climbed to 20-6   Record After Fight   Fell to 17-5
-190 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +150 (Slight Underdog)
Br Brazil   Nationality   Gb United Kingdom
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Fighting out of   London, England
34 years, 11 months, 1 day   Age at Fight   38 years, 9 months, 6 days
205.8 lbs (93.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   204.8 lbs (92.9 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   6'1" (186cm)
76.0" (193cm)   Reach   79.5" (202cm)
Tata Fight Team   Gym   Nova Força Jiu-Jitsu (Jiu Jitsu)
Keddles Gym (Primary)
UFC 231
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega
  • Date: Saturday 12.08.2018 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Todd Anderson
  • Venue: Scotiabank Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 9 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jone Anik, Joe Rogan, Paul Felder
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Santos Total Disclosed Pay: $50,000
  • Manuwa Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Santos vs. Manuwa Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 2055  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Manuwa
28%
Santos
72%

Event Discussion

zarog
zarog

12.10.2018 | 11:26 PM ET

That would be great, considering he would need to be better to compete at 155. 155 is the deepest, most skilled, and arguably the most athletic division in the sport. I think Ferguson, Khabib, and Lee would all give him fits. Holloway is probably a top 10 guy at LW, but I don't see him getting the belt with who else is currently at the top.
ImperatorFishrat
ImperatorFishrat

12.11.2018 | 3:04 AM ET

I think if he transitioned well he'd probably beat lee and Tony. It depends if they straight up outmuscle him or not. If not, and his TD holds up, he likely beats both. Prob the only guy who can match Ferguson's Cardio out there really.Doubt he beats Khabib though. Nurmy is a big ass FW and I don't think anyone can stay on their feet against him.
freemoneyforall
freemoneyforall

12.11.2018 | 1:53 PM ET

The time is definitely right for him to move up. So many great fights for him at lightweight. 

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