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Thiago Santos vs Mohammad Fakhreddine preview
When is Santos vs Fakhreddine?
Thiago Santos could set to fight Mohammad Fakhreddine, in Summer 2023.
The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Santos vs Fakhreddine stats
Thiago Santos would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Mohammad Fakhreddine would make his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Fakhreddine would have an advantage in power over Santos, with a 80% knock out percentage over Santos' 68%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Fakhreddine would have a slight advantage over Santos, with a 7% submission rate over Santos' 5%.
Thiago Santos is the older man by 1 year, at 39 years old.
Santos is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years earlier than Fakhreddine, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 40 more professional rounds, 78 to Fakhreddine's 38.
Santos vs Fakhreddine form
Thiago Santos has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Rob Wilkinson at PFL 1 on 1st April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater - Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jamahal Hill at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Magomed Ankalaev at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Johnny Walker at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Aleksandar Rakic at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Santos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Santos vs Fakhreddine?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Santos vs Fakhreddine yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.
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