Aug 06 2022
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
22-9-0

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The tape

38
Age
31
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5UD 3SUB 3SD 5
Form
KO 1KO 1KO 1KO 2UD 3
22
Wins
10
15
By KO
6
68
KO%
60
1
By Sub
0
5
SUB%
0
9
Losses
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

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

6
UFC
10
-
Bellator
-
8
Tapology
10

Thiago Santos vs Jamahal Hill preview

When is Santos vs Hill?

Thiago Santos is set to take on Jamahal Hill, as the main event of UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill, on Saturday 6th August 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Santos vs Hill stats

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

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

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

Thiago Santos is the older man by 7 years, at 38 years old.

Hill has a height advantage of 2 inches over Santos. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Santos is 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 has fought 42 more professional rounds, 66 to Hill's 24.

Santos vs Hill form

Thiago Santos has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he 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, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had lost to Glover Teixeira at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by 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.

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

In his last fight, he beat Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Jimmy Crute at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Paul Craig at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Before that, he had won against Ovince St. Preux at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat Darko Sto i at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jamahal Hill has been fighting more than Thiago Santos.

Thiago Santos last fought 3 months and 7 days ago, while Jamahal Hill's last outing was 4 months ago.

Santos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

Hill's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

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