Thiago Santos BioGraphy

The full name of him is Thiago Santos de Lima. He is a mixed martial artist from Brazil. She is a professional competitor since 2010. He is currently ranked 5th in the UFC Light Heavyweight Ranking.

Thiago Santos BioGraphy

Do you know when thiago Santos de Lima came to this world and in whose house was he born? If you do not know, then let us tell you that he was born on January 7, 1984 in a Christian family. His birthplace is Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Presently he is 37 years old. He has Brazilian citizenship. His birth sign is Capricorn. When he was born, his family was suffering from a poverty. When he was very young, he was suffering from an unknown disease. Due to this disease, a cyst started to form in his stomach, which was later removed by surgery. Was. His family had lost their belongings due to occasional floods in their Rio de Janeiro. Even because of the floods, they have had to be homeless.Due to which he settled with his family in the infamous neighborhood of Cidade de Deus.


His’s family members certainly belonged to a poor family, but also worked hard for the happiness of their family. His parents helped him a lot to choose a mixed martial artist and they also helped him physically and financially. His mother’s name is Luviete Lima, but there is no specific information available on the Internet about his father so far, but it is definitely known that his father died in 2010. Till now we have not even been able to know how many siblings she has. Nor has he shared much about his family.

Mixed Martial arts Early Career

The first thiago was a paratrooper of the Brazilian army. And then his interest turned to mixed martial arts, so he trained in Capoeira for eight years. After taking training, he started mixed martial arts. In October 2010, he made his professional mixed martial arts debut. Where he made a record of 8 wins and only 1 loss. After that he joined The Ultimate Fighter.

The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil

That is, he was part of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2. In the opening round of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, he defeated Gil Freitas by majority decision to enter the The Ultimate Fighter House. Thiago was the last pick when it came to the selection of coaches, ending at Team Werdum. He had fought with Pedro Irique first in the elimination round and won by unanimous decision.When he reached the quarterfinals, Lima had a fight with eventual season winner Leonardo Santos and lost by unanimous decision.

Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

He did not win The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil but was still signed to a contract by the Ultimate Fighter.On 3 August 2013, he made his debut at UFC 163 against The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil winner Cesar Ferreira. He lost the fight via submission in the first round of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. After thiago’s promotion, he faced Ronnie Marks on 23 March 2014 in UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Henderson 2 for a second fight.In the first round he won the fight via TKO. He faced Uriah Hall at Ultimate Fighter Championship 175.But he lost the battle by unanimous decision. He next faced Andy Enge at UFC 183 on 30 January 2015. Where he won the battle via TKO in the 1st round.He fought promotional newcomer Steve Bose at UFC Fight Night 70 on June 27, 2015.

Where he took the fight by knockout in the first round. He earned the Performance of the Night bonus for this fight. He fought Elias Theodoro at UFC Fight Night 80 on December 10, 2015. Where Thiago won the battle by unanimous decision. His score was (29–28, 29–27, and 29–27). He fought with Nate Marquardt on 14 May 2016 at UFC 198 where he won the fight via knockout in the first round. He fought Gegard Mausi at UFC 200 on July 9, 2016, and lost via knockout in the first round.He faced Eric Spiesley at UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24, 2016, where he lost the fight by surrendering in the first round due to a major upset. He fought Jack Marshman on February 19, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 105. where he fought Jack Marshman with a combination of spinning heel kicks and punches and won the fight via TKO in the second round. He was shown the Knight Bonus award in this fight.

  • July 8, 2017 : ( Event :  UFC 213 ) (Fight with Gerald Meerschaert) Won
  • October 21, 2017 : ( Event :  UFC Fight Night 118) (Fight with newcomer Michał Materla)
  • October 29 2017 : ( Event :  UFC Fight Night 119 ) (Fight with Jack Hermansson) Won
  • February 3, 2018 : ( Event :  UFC Fight Night 125 ) (Fight withAnthony Smith) Won
  • April 21, 2018 : ( Event :  UFC Fight Night 128.) (Fight with David Branch) lost
  • August 4, 2018 : ( Event :  UFC 227 ) (Fight with Kevin Holland ) Won
Real Name Thiago Santos de Lima
Nick Name Thiago
Age 37  Year Old
Date Of Birth January 7, 1984
Nationality Brazilian
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Profession Mixed martial artis
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Style Capoeira, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Father name Don’t know
Mother name Luviete Lima
Brother name Being update soon
Sister Name Being update soon
Children Name Hiago
Partner Name Yana Kunitskaya
School Name
College Name
Physical Status
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Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Dress Size 18 (US)  (approximate)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Chest Size 42 cm  (approximate)
Waist Size 42 cm (approximate)
Biceps Size 18 cm (approximate)
Shoe Size 18 (US)  (approximate)
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight
Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yet not
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Partner Name Yana Kunitskaya
Spouse Name Yet not married

Net Worth

His net worth approx  $1.5 Million.

Personal Life

He is currently engaged. He got engaged to Yana Kunitskaya on December 2020. Yana Kunitskaya is his fellow UFC athlete. Yana Kunitskaya announced in August 2021 that she was expecting her first child. However, Lima has a son named Hiago. Hiago is the son of Lima’s ex-girlfriend.

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