UFC 239 Primer: Watch Thiago Santos Wreck Opponents in His “Top 5 Knockouts” Reel
The resume of Thiago Santos isn't short on stoppage wins, and recently the UFC shared out "Marreta's" top five knockouts, ahead of his bout with Jon Jones.
Thiago Santos is a huge underdog heading into his fight Saturday with Jon Jones. But does that mean “Marreta” isn’t ridiculously dangerous? No, it doesn’t, as the video below demonstrates.
Santos has been tapped for the championship main event at UFC 239, as a result of a four fight winning streak. During that run, the Brazilian has taken out light-heavyweight contenders like Jan Blachowicz and Jimmi Manuwa, and in doing so, Santos has moved his UFC record to 13-5.
You can watch the top five knockouts Santos has recorded in the Octagon to date, below.
Here is the line-up for UFC 239, which will take place in Las Vegas.
MAIN CARD (ESPN+ PPV)
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Thiago Santos
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UFC Female Bantamweight Championship
Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Holly Holm
Welterweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Ben Askren
Light Heavyweight: Jan Blachowicz vs. Luke Rockhold
Welterweight: Diego Sanchez vs. Michael Chiesa
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN)
Featherweight: Gilbert Melendez vs. Arnold Allen
Bantamweight: Marlon Vera vs. TBD
Strawweight: Claudia Gadelha vs. Randa Markos
Bantamweight: Alejandro Perez vs. Yadong Song
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass)
Middleweight: Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Jack Marshman
Welterweight: Ismail Naurdlev vs. Chance Rencountre
Female Bantamweight: Julia Avila vs. Pannie Kianzad