Aug 06 2022
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
22-9-0
KO 4
KO 4
10-1-0

The tape

40
Age
32
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDSUBSD
Form
KOKOKOKONC
22
Wins
10
15
By KO
6
68
KO%
60
1
By SUB
0
5
SUB%
0
9
Loses
1
3
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2017
31
Bouts
12
66
Rounds
24
4 hours, 21 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 45 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

6
UFC
10
-
Bellator
-
9
Tapology
11

Thiago Santos vs Jamahal Hill report

Who won Santos vs Hill?

Jamahal Hill beat Thiago Santos by during the main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 6th August 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Jamahal Hill.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Santos vs Hill stats

Thiago Santos stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Jamahal Hill made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out.

Jamahal Hill marked his 9th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in January 2020.

Thiago Santos' UFC record stood at 14-10-0, while Jamahal Hill's came in at 6-2-0.

The stats suggested Santos had a slight advantage in power over Hill, with a 68% knock out percentage over Hill's 60%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Santos had a slight advantage over Hill, with a 5% submission rate over Hill's 0%.

Thiago Santos was the older man by 8 years, at 40 years old.

Hill had a height advantage of 2 inches over Santos. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Santos was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years and 9 months earlier than Hill, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 47 more professional rounds, 81 to Hill's 34.

Santos vs Hill form

Santos had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jon Jones at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by split decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Jan Blachowicz at UFC on ESPN+ 3 on 23rd February 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Jimi Manuwa at UFC 231 on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Before that, he had defeated Eryk Anders at UFC Fight Night 137 on 22nd September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Ginásio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

He was victorious against Kevin Holland at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Staples Center, Los Angeles, United States.

Hill had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been beaten by Alex Pereira at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Glover Teixeira at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He was victorious against Jimmy Crute at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jamahal Hill had been fighting more than Thiago Santos.

Going to this contest, Thiago Santos had last fought 4 years, 9 months and 12 days ago, while Jamahal Hill's last outing had been 5 days ago.

Santos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Hill's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

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