Thiago Santos: Fighting talent aside, Jon Jones will ‘be remembered as a doper’

RIO DE JANEIRO – Thiago Santos doesn’t have many bad things to say about Jon Jones when it comes to what the UFC champion is able to do inside the octagon. In fact, if you ask Santos (21-6 MMA, 13-5 UFC) to list his top fighters of all time, Jones (24-1 MMA, 18-1 UFC) appears […]

UFC 237 results: Laureano Staropoli’s pace too much for Thiago Alves

The pace and pressure of Laureano Staropoli netted the biggest victory of his career on Saturday when he beat veteran Thiago Alves at UFC 237. Staropoli (9-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and his seemingly endless gas tank allowed him to pour on the offense against Alves (23-14 MMA, 15-11 UFC), who had his moments but was […]

Fab Five: Thiago Alves

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Thiago Silva to Face Martin Zawada at KSW 49 on May 18

Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Thiago Silva will lock horns with Martin Zawada at KSW 49. View full post on Recent News on

Thiago Santos says next step will be to ‘shock the world’ against Jon Jones, win UFC title

LAS VEGAS — Backstage at UFC 235, Thiago Santos discusses why he believes he’s next for a light heavyweight title shot, the possibility of fighting Jon Jones and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Thiago Santos: Key to beat Jon Jones is to be ‘unpredictable’

Thiago Santos has looked incredible at light heavyweight after finishing Eryk Anders, Jimi Manuwa and most recently Jan Blachowicz, and aspires to be the next in line for the UFC championship. Days after his third-round TKO win over Blachowicz in the main event of UFC Prague, “Marreta” landed in Las Vegas to watch his TFT […]

Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Thiago ‘Marreta’ Santos after UFC on ESPN+ 3?

After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next. And with another night of UFC action in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard’s shoes, and play UFC matchmaker for UFC on ESPN+ 3’s main event winner. Thiago “Marreta” […]

Thiago Santos is eyeing a title shot

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Thiago Santos Improves Stock, Melts Jan Blachowicz in UFC Fight Night 145 Headliner

Thiago Santos stops Jan Blachowicz in the third round of the UFC Fight Night 145 main event on Saturday in Prague. View full post on Recent News on

Luke Rockhold declares Thiago ‘Marreta’ Santos ‘easy money’ after UFC Prague performance

Gallery Thiago “Marreta” Santos def. Jan Blachowicz at UFC on ESPN+ 3: Best photos Luke Rockhold could have an idea in mind for his UFC light heavyweight debut. Rockhold (16-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC), the former UFC middleweight champion, intends on finally moving up to the 205-pound division, and Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 3 main event […]

Thiago ‘Marreta’ Santos makes it clear after UFC Prague win: ‘I see only a title shot’

PRAGUE, Czech Republic – On Saturday at UFC on ESNP+ 3, a patient Thiago “Marreta” Santos added yet another brutal finish to his extensive list with a third-round knockout of Jan Blachowicz. What we didn’t see, though, was the struggle that took place in the lead-up to the light heavyweight headliner at O2 arena. “I […]

Thiago Santos Says He’ll Beat Either Jon Jones or Anthony Smith

Thiago Santos has been on the UFC’s roster for nearly six years, and now he feels it’s time for a title shot. View full post on Recent News on

Twitter reacts to Thiago ‘Marreta’ Santos’ TKO of Jan Blachowicz at UFC Prague

The light heavyweight surge of Thiago “Marreta” Santos continued on Saturday when he defeated Jan Blachowicz in the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 3. Santos (21-6 MMA, 13-5 UFC) improved to 3-0 since he moved up to the weight class five months ago when he scored a third-round TKO of Blachowicz (23-8 MMA, 6-5 […]

UFC Prague live blog: Jan Blachowicz vs. Thiago Santos

This is the UFC Prague live blog for the light heavyweight fight between Jan Blachowicz and Thiago Santos inside the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic. Blachowicz, a former KSW champion, last earned a second-round submission win over Nikita Krylov in September. The performance extended his win streak to five striaght, which included decisions over […]

Jan Blachowicz prepared to talk trash to secure title shot if victorious over Thiago Santos

Jan Blachowicz will earn his fifth consecutive UFC win as a light heavyweight should he have his hand raised after his Prague showdown with Thiago Santos, and he is confident that such a win streak would merit a title shot. If that isn’t substantial enough to immediately lead him to a shot at gold, Blachowicz […]

Thiago Santos believes busy schedule in 2019 can lead to UFC title shot, but won’t overthink it

Anthony Smith’s fast — and impressive — rise in 2018 led him to a title shot against Jon Jones at UFC 235, but he’s not the only middleweight making waves at light heavyweight. Thiago Santos, the last man to beat Smith at 185 pounds, has won two in a row since moving up in weight […]

UFC Prague breakdown: Who takes tight one between Thiago ‘Marreta’ Santos and Jan Blachowicz?

1 2 …3 MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN+ 3. UFC on ESPN+ 3 takes place Saturday at O2 arena in Prague, Czech Republic. The entire card streams on ESPN+. Jan Blachowicz (23-7 MMA, 6-4 UFC) […]

Photos: Best of Thiago ‘Marreta’ Santos

Check out these photos highlighting Thiago “Marreta” Santos’ UFC career through the years. View full post on MMAjunkie

Thiago Alves says he contemplated retirement before UFC Fortaleza, then slapped himself in the face

FORTALEZA, Brazil — After winning a close split decision over Max Griffin at UFC Fortaleza, Thiago Alves spoke to the media about why he thinks he won, how he had to slap himself in the face to stop contemplating retirement in his hometown, plus much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Fighting in Fortaleza for first time since debut, Thiago Alves predicts KO win over Max Griffin

FORTALEZA, Brazil — Fighting in his hometown for the first time in almost two decades, Thiago Alves talks about having his mother in the arena at UFC Fortaleza, how he expects to beat Max Griffin, his role as one of Dustin Poirier coaches, and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

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