- Name: Evangelista Santos
- Pro MMA Record: 21-18-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: Cyborg
- Current Streak: 2 Losses
- Age: 41 | Date of Birth: 1977.12.12
- Last Fight: July 16, 2016 in BFC
- Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
- Affiliation: The Arena MMA
- Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: 76.0" (193cm)
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $77,000 USD
- Born: Rondonopolis, Brazil
- Fighting out of: San Diego, California
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Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos earned his nickname by being one of the most relentless, violent, and aggressive fighters in the sport. A veteran fighter through and through, Santos began competing in bareknuckle Vale Tudo competitions in Brazil in 1997, and gained recognition with bouts in Pride. Santos raised his profile even further in a losing effort against Dutch kickboxer Melvin Manhoef in one of the best fights from 2006. Santos made his first big splash on the American MMA scene in 2010 by knocking out Dream Welterweight Champion Marius Zaromskis in the first round of their Strikeforce bout.
One of the most recognizable and intimidating figures in MMA in his own right, Santos is also married to the top female fighter in the world, Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos.