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Taila Santos

16-1-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 10
    Wins by Knockout
  • 2
    Wins by Submission
  • 4
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 48% 48%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
211
Sig. Strikes Attempted
437
Grappling accuracy 80% 80%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
1
Takedowns Attempted
10
3.52
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.22
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
2.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
1.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
60
%
Sig. Str. Defense
86
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
15:00
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
151 (72%)
Clinch
27 (13%)
Ground
33 (16%)

Sig. Str. by target

56% 118 Head 18% 37 Body 27% 56 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
10 (63%)
DEC
4 (25%)
SUB
2 (13%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Robertson vs Santos

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    McCann vs Santos

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Romero Borella vs Santos

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
27
Height
66.00
Weight
125.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 02, 2019
Reach
68.00
Leg reach
37.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? Her father is a Muay Thai coach - but she only started training at age 16. Before, during childhood, she liked to play soccer with the boys in the street, in Jaraguá do Sul, where she lived. As soon as she started training Muay Thai, her father enrolled her in a championship at Chute Boxe of Curitiba. Taila went and won the fight. Soon, Taila started to train Jiu-Jitsu and her father organized an MMA fight so that Taila could debut in the sport. She went and won again. After that, her father contacted Marcelo Brigadeiro to organize the trip from Taila to Astra Fight, in Balneário Camboriú, where she lives today.

What ranks and titles have you held? Aspera FC champion, Belt of Muay Thai Catarinense and Paranaense Free Style, Catarinense Boxing Belt Category 61Kg.

Do you have any heroes? God

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The realization of a dream and the possibility of changing my life and my family’s life.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue belt in BJJ

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