Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-04-01, disappointing mma bout: Thiago Santos vs Rob Wilkinson gets two stars.
Wilkinson vs Santos is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 1st, at the The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Brendan Loughnane vs Marlon Moraes – ‘PFL 1: 2023 Regular Season’. 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 22-11-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 light heavyweight in the world.
Thiago ‘Marreta’ won just one out of his last six 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) and to Jamahal Hill (Thiago Santos vs Jamahal Hill).
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.
Rob Wilkinson record
His opponent, the 2022 PFL light-Hw tournament champion Rob Wilkinson, has a record of 17-2-0 (94% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the light heavyweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, against Siyar Bahadurzada (Siyar Bahadurzada vs Rob Wilkinson) and against Israel Adesanya, but then he has won six fights defeating Viktor Pesta, Delan Monte and Omari Akhmedov in his last three.
Here is the PFL 1 2023 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Brendan Loughnane vs Marlon Moraes
Thiago Santos vs Rob Wilkinson
Krzysztof Jotko vs Will Fleury
Ryoji Kudo vs Movlid Khaybulaev
Chris Wade vs Bubba Jenkins
Marthin Hamlet vs Mohammad Fakhreddine
Joshua Silveria vs Sam Kei
Daniel Torres vs Alejandro Flores Garcia
Gabriel Alves Braga vs Jesus Pinedo
Delan Monte vs Ty Flores
Cory Hendricks vs Impa Kasanganay
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Thiago Santos vs Rob Wilkinson 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 Wilkinson fight?
Rob Wilkinson defeated Thiago Santos via unanimous decision. Scores were 29–28, 29–28, 29–28.