Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-10-02, close fight but not so entertaining: the mma bout Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Walker vs Santos is the main event of UFC Vegas 38 (also known as UFC Fight Night 193 or UFC on ESPN+ 51). 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 mma record of 21-9-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world.
The last time Thiago ‘Marreta’ won a fight was in February 2019 when he beat current #1 light-Hw Jan Blachowicz (Jan Blachowicz vs Thiago Santos); after this match he has lost to Jon Jones (controversial split decision, Jon Jones vs Thiago Santos), Glover Teixeira (Thiago Santos vs Glover Teixeira) and Aleksandar Rakic (Thiago Santos vs Aleksandar Rakic).
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.
Johnny Walker record
His opponent, Johnny Walker, has a record of 18-5-0 (94% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.16 in the light heavyweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts between 2019 and 2020, against Corey Anderson (Corey Anderson vs Johnny Walker) and Nikita Krylov (Nikita Krylov vs Johnny Walker), but then he has beat Ryan Spann (Ryan Spann vs Johnny Walker).
Walker’s next fight: Johnny Walker vs Jamahal Hill
Santos’s next fight: Thiago Santos vs Magomed Ankalaev
UFC Vegas 38 info
Event: UFC Fight Night 193: Santos vs. Walker
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC Vegas 38 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 38 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker
Kevin Holland vs Kyle Daukaus
Alex Oliveira vs Niko Price
Krzysztof Jotko vs Misha Cirkunov
Alexander Hernandez vs Mike Breeden
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Joe Solecki vs Jared Gordon
Antonina Shevchenko vs Casey O’Neill
Bethe Correia vs Karol Rosa
Jamie Mullarkey vs Devonte Smith
Douglas Silva de Andrade vs Gaetano Pirrello
Shanna Young vs Stephanie Egger
Alejandro Pérez vs Johnny Eduardo
UFC Vegas 38 pre-fight press conference
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UFC Vegas 38 weigh-in
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Santos vs Walker full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker 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)
Official highlights – spanish
Santos vs Walker result
Thiago Santos defeated Johnny Walker via unanimous decision. Scores were 48–47, 48–47, 48–47.
Santos vs Walker post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Johnny Walker vs Thiago Santos post-fight octagon interview.
UFC Vegas 38 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC Vegas 38.
Thiago Santos def. Johnny Walker via UD
Kevin Holland vs Kyle Daukaus NC r1
Niko Price def. Alex Oliveira via UD
Krzysztof Jotko def. Misha Cirkunov via SD
Alexander Hernandez def. Mike Breeden via KO r1
Jared Gordon def. Joe Solecki via SD
Casey O’Neill def. Antonina Shevchenko via TKO r2
Karol Rosa def. Bethe Correia via UD
Jamie Mullarkey def. Devonte Smith via TKO r2
Douglas Silva de Andrade def. Gaetano Pirrello via KO r1
Stephanie Egger def. Shanna Young via TKO r2
Alejandro Pérez def. Johnny Eduardo via SUB r2
UFC Vegas 38 post-fight press conference
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