Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-03-06, disappointing mma fight: Thiago Santos vs Aleksandar Rakic gets two stars.
Rakic vs Santos is on the undercard of Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya – UFC 259. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Thiago Santos record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Thiago Santos entered this fight with a pro record of 21-8-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 light heavyweight in the world.
The last time Thiago ‘Marreta’ won a fight was in February 2019 when he beat Jan Blachowicz (Jan Blachowicz vs Thiago Santos); after this match he has lost to current #1 light-Hw Jon Jones (controversial split decision, Jon Jones vs Thiago Santos) and Glover Teixeira (Thiago Santos vs Glover Teixeira).
Aleksandar Rakic record
His opponent, Aleksandar Rakic, has an official mma record of 13-2-0 (77% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the light heavyweight division.
He lost to Volkan Oezdemir in 2019 (Volkan Oezdemir vs Aleksandar Rakic) but he came back to win against Anthony Smith in 2020 (Anthony Smith vs Aleksandar Rakic).
Santos’s next fight: Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker
Rakic’s next fight: Jan Blachowicz vs Aleksandar Rakic
Santos vs Rakic full fight video or highlights
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UFC 259 info
Event: UFC 259
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 259 fight card
Here is the UFC 259 full fight card:
Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya
Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson
Petr Yan vs Aljamain Sterling
Islam Makhachev vs Drew Dober
Thiago Santos vs Aleksandar Rakic
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN / ESPN+)
Dominick Cruz vs Casey Kenney
Song Yadong vs Kyler Phillips
Askar Askarov vs Joseph Benavidez
Rogerio Bontorin vs Kai Kara-France
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Tim Elliott vs Jordan Espinosa
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Carlos Ulberg
Sean Brady vs Jake Matthews
Lívia Renata Souza vs Amanda Lemos
Uros Medic vs Aalon Cruz
Mario Bautista vs Trevin Jones
Santos vs Rakic result
Aleksandar Rakic defeated Thiago Santos via unanimous decision. Scores were 29-28, 29-28, 30-27.
Santos vs Rakic post-fight interview
Here is the official video of Thiago Santos vs Aleksandar Rakic post-fight interview.