Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-08-06, pretty good mma bout: Thiago Santos vs Jamahal Hill gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night and UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Hill vs Santos is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 6th, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 5-round light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC Vegas 59 (also known as UFC on ESPN 40 or The Ultimate Fighter 30 – TUF 30 Finale). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Before the bout take place, you can watch the official UFC Vegas 59 press conference, the weigh-in and discover how to watch Santos vs Hill on tv, the fight time and the card.
Thiago Santos record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Thiago Santos entered this fight with a pro mma record of 22-10-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jiri Prochazka).
Thiago ‘Marreta’ won just one out of his last five bouts, against Johnny Walker in October 2021 (Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker), after this match he has lost to Magomed Ankalaev (Thiago Santos vs Magomed Ankalaev).
But if you want to watch Santos’ best fights, here is one match we rated with 4 stars in 2015: Thiago Santos vs Steve Bosse.
Jamahal Hill record
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Jamahal Hill, has a record of 10-1-0 (60% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.12 in the light heavyweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Paul Craig last year (4-stars fight, Jamahal Hill vs Paul Craig), after this bout he has beat Jimmy Crute (Jimmy Crute vs Jamahal Hill) and Johnny Walker (Johnny Walker vs Jamahal Hill).
Hill’s next fight: Glover Teixeira vs Jamahal Hill
How to watch – Fight time
When is UFC Vegas 59 Santos vs Hill? Date, fight time
The fight between Thiago Santos and Jamahal Hill, main event of UFC Vegas 59, is scheduled for Saturday evening, August 6th, 2022. The main card, in the United States, will start at 10 p.m. ET or 7 p.m. PT (3 a.m. UK time or 4 a.m. in Europe); so Hill vs Santos will be approximately broadcast two and a half hours later.
Where is the UFC Vegas 59?
The UFC Vegas 59, headlined by the main bout Jamahal Hill vs Thiago Santos, will be held at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA).
How to watch UFC Vegas 59 Santos vs Hill live stream? TV channel
ESPN / ESPN+ will stream the UFC Vegas 59 fights in the United States, BT Sport will broadcast in the United Kingdom and Ireland while DAZN is the official streaming tv channel in Germany, Italy and Spain.
- The prelims will start at 7 p.m. ET or 4 p.m. PT (12 a.m. UK time on BT Sport or 1 a.m. in Europe).
- The main card of UFC Vegas 59, headlined by the main event Hill vs Santos, will be broadcast at 10 p.m. ET or 7 p.m. PT (3 a.m. UK time or 4 a.m. in Europe).
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Here is the UFC Vegas 59 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Thiago Santos vs Jamahal Hill
Vicente Luque vs Geoff Neal
Zac Pauga vs Mohammed Usman
Brogan Walker vs Juliana Miller
Augusto Sakai vs Sergey Spivak
Terrance McKinney vs Erick Gonzalez
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+ )
Sam Alvey vs Michal Oleksiejczuk
Takashi Sato vs Bryan Battle
Miranda Granger vs Cory McKenna
Mayra Bueno Silva vs Stephanie Egger
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC Vegas 59 pre-fight press conference, featuring Jamahal Hill and Thiago Santos!
Watch the videos of UFC Vegas 59: Santos vs Hill weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Thiago Santos vs Jamahal Hill as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Santos vs Hill fight?
Jamahal Hill defeated Thiago Santos via TKO at 2:31, round 4.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 59 post-fight octagon interview of Thiago Santos and Jamahal Hill.
UFC Vegas 59 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC Vegas 59 Santos vs Hill.
Jamahal Hill def. Thiago Santos via TKO r4
Geoff Neal def. Vicente Luque via KO r3
Mohammed Usman def. Zac Pauga via KO r2
Juliana Miller def. Brogan Walker-Sanchez via TKO r3
Sergey Spivak def. Augusto Sakai via TKO r2
Terrance McKinney def. Erick Gonzalez via SUB r1
Michal Oleksiejczuk def. Sam Alvey via TKO r1
Bryan Battle def. Takashi Sato via KO r1
Cory McKenna def. Miranda Granger via SUB r2
Mayra Bueno Silva def. Stephanie Egger via SUB r1
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC Vegas 59 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Jamahal Hill and Thiago Santos (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC Vegas 59 Fight of the Night: Thiago Santos vs Jamahal Hill
UFC Vegas 59 Performance of the Night: Bryan Battle, Mohammed Usman, Geoff Neal, Jamahal Hill