Autumn/Fall 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
22-11-0
19-7-0

The tape

38
Age
30
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
81.9" / 208 cm

Full record

KO 4UD 5UD 5UD 3SUB 3
Form
SUB 1KO 1UD 5KO 1UD 3
22
Wins
19
15
By KO
15
68
KO%
79
1
By Sub
3
5
SUB%
16
11
Losses
7
4
Stopped
4
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2013
33
Bouts
26
75
Rounds
39
5 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 8 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
12

Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker preview

When is Santos vs Walker?

Thiago Santos could potentially face Johnny Walker, in Autumn/Fall 2021.

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

Santos vs Walker stats

Thiago Santos would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Johnny Walker would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Walker would have an advantage in power over Santos, with a 79% knock out percentage over Santos' 68%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Walker would have an advantage over Santos, with a 16% submission rate over Santos' 5%.

Thiago Santos is the older man by 8 years, at 38 years old.

Walker has a height advantage of 4 inches over Santos. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Santos is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years earlier than Walker, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 36 more professional rounds, 75 to Walker's 39.

Santos vs Walker form

Thiago Santos has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Jamahal Hill at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Magomed Ankalaev at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had lost to Aleksandar Rakic at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Glover Teixeira at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Walker has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat Ion Cutelaba at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Jamahal Hill at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Thiago Santos at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Ryan Spann at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Nikita Krylov at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Thiago Santos has been fighting more than Johnny Walker.

Thiago Santos last fought 3 months and 18 days ago, while Johnny Walker's last outing was 2 months and 14 days ago.

Santos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Walker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Santos vs Walker?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Santos vs Walker 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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