• Fri, May 20, 2022
Junior Dos Santos vs. Yorgan De Castro

 Note

Arena, date and time can change.

On Friday, May 20 at the FLX Arena in Miami, USA Junior «Cigano» Dos Santos will meet Yorgan «The Mad Titan» De Castro in a 3-round heavyweight bout.

Junior Dos Santos
Junior Dos Santos
Cigano
Yorgan De Castro
Yorgan De Castro
The Mad Titan
Country BrazilBrazil
Cacador, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Cape VerdeCape Verde
Cape Verde
Age 38 years 35 years
Pro 15 years 4 years
Height 6′ 4″ (193 cm) 6′ 0″ (183 cm)
Reach 77″ (196 cm) 74″ (188 cm)
Division heavyweight
(265 lbs / 120,2 kg)
heavyweight
(265 lbs / 120,2 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles - -
Record 21 - 9 - 0
(15 KOs)
8 - 3 - 0
(5 KOs)
KOs 71% 62%
Inactive 524 days 112 days
Advant.
Yorgan De Castro won by technical knockout (TKO) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Friday, May 20 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the FLX Arena in Miami, Florida, USA.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Junior Dos Santos versus Yorgan De Castro?

  • FLXcast

Dos Santos vs. De Castro Full Fight Highlights

Dos Santos vs. De Castro Fight Promo

Who fights on Friday, May 20?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
heavyweight (265 lbs)Yorgan De CastroJunior dos Santos
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Hector LombardThiago Silva
lightweight (155 lbs)Dylan MantelloDennis Hughes
middleweight (185 lbs)Maki PitoloDoug Usher
lightweight (155 lbs)Alexandre de AlmeidaRoosevelt Roberts
lightweight (155 lbs)Yosdenis CedenoIslam Mamedov
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Ronny MarkesReggie Peña
lightweight (155 lbs)Akhmed AlievDarrell Horcher
Junior «Cigano» Dos Santos

Junior «Cigano» Dos Santos

Junior Dos Santos is a Brazilian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Dos Santos has been performing for 15 years.

Junior was born in Cacador, Santa Catarina, Brazil, on January 30, 1984.
He currently resides in Cacador, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Last fight

The last fight of Junior Dos Santos took place on December 12, 2020 against Ciryl Gane.
Dos Santos lost by technical knockout (TKO).

First world title

On November 12, 2011 Junior Dos Santos became the UFC heavyweight champion.
The Brazilian defeated world champion Cain Velasquez.

MMA record

  • Total fights: 30
  • Wins: 21
  • Wins by KO: 15
  • Wins by subm: 1
  • Wins by dec: 5
  • Losses: 9
  • Losses by KO: 7
  • Losses by subm: 1
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Junior Dos Santos have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-05-20 Yorgan De Castro Loss
TKO (Shoulder Injury)
2020-12-12 Ciryl Gane Loss
TKO (Elbow)
2020-08-15 Jairzinho Rozenstruik Loss
TKO (Punches)
2020-01-25 Curtis Blaydes Loss
TKO (Punches)
2019-06-29 Francis Ngannou Loss
TKO (Punches)
2019-03-09 Derrick Lewis Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-12-01 Tai Tuivasa Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-07-14 Blagoy Ivanov Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-05-13 Stipe Miocic Loss
TKO (Punches)
2016-04-10 Ben Rothwell Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-12-19 Alistair Overeem Loss
TKO (Punches)
2014-12-13 Stipe Miocic Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-10-19 Cain Velasquez Loss
TKO (Slam and Punch)
2013-05-25 Mark Hunt Win
KO (Spinning Hook Kick)
2012-12-29 Cain Velasquez Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-05-26 Frank Mir Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-11-12 Cain Velasquez Win
KO (Punches)
2011-06-11 Shane Carwin Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2010-08-07 Roy Nelson Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2010-03-21 Gabriel Gonzaga Win
TKO (Punches)
2010-01-02 Gilbert Yvel Win
TKO (Punches)
2009-09-19 Mirko Filipovic Win
TKO (Submission to Punch)
2009-02-21 Stefan Struve Win
TKO (Punches)
2008-10-25 Fabricio Werdum Win
TKO (Punches)
2008-05-24 Geronimo dos Santos Win
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
2007-11-10 Joaquim Ferreira Loss
Submission (Armbar)
2007-09-29 Jair Goncalves Win
TKO (Punches)
2007-04-29 Joaquim Ferreira Win
TKO (Retirement)
2007-04-29 Edson Ramos Win
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
2006-12-09 Eduardo Maiorino Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2006-07-16 Jailson Silva Santos Win
KO (Soccer Kick)

All Junior Dos Santos's losses

Who all beat Junior Dos Santos?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-05-20 Yorgan De Castro Loss
TKO (Shoulder Injury)
2020-12-12 Ciryl Gane Loss
TKO (Elbow)
2020-08-15 Jairzinho Rozenstruik Loss
TKO (Punches)
2020-01-25 Curtis Blaydes Loss
TKO (Punches)
2019-06-29 Francis Ngannou Loss
TKO (Punches)
2017-05-13 Stipe Miocic Loss
TKO (Punches)
2015-12-19 Alistair Overeem Loss
TKO (Punches)
2013-10-19 Cain Velasquez Loss
TKO (Slam and Punch)
2012-12-29 Cain Velasquez Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2007-11-10 Joaquim Ferreira Loss
Submission (Armbar)

Junior «Cigano» Dos Santos Highlights

Yorgan «The Mad Titan» De Castro

Yorgan «The Mad Titan» De Castro

Yorgan De Castro is a Cabo Verdean MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, De Castro has been performing for 4 years.

Yorgan was born in Cape Verde, on December 19, 1986.
He currently resides in Cape Verde.

Last fight

The last fight of Yorgan De Castro took place on January 28, 2022 against Shaun Asher.
De Castro won by submission (guillotine choke).

MMA record

  • Total fights: 11
  • Wins: 8
  • Wins by KO: 5
  • Wins by subm: 1
  • Wins by dec: 2
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 2
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Yorgan De Castro have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2022-05-20 Junior dos Santos Win
TKO (Shoulder Injury)
2022-01-28 Shaun Asher Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2021-11-07 Danyelle Williams Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2021-04-10 Jarjis Danho Loss
KO (Punch)
2020-10-03 Carlos Felipe Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-05-09 Greg Hardy Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-10-05 Justin Tafa Win
KO (Punch)
2019-06-18 Sanford Alton Meeks Win
TKO (Leg Kick and Punches)
2019-01-19 Carlton Little Sr. Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-11-17 Ras Hylton Win
KO (Punch)
2018-06-15 David White Win
TKO (Punches)
2017-11-17 James Dysard Win
TKO (Punches)

All Yorgan De Castro's losses

Who all beat Yorgan De Castro?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-04-10 Jarjis Danho Loss
KO (Punch)
2020-10-03 Carlos Felipe Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-05-09 Greg Hardy Loss
Decision (Unanimous)

Yorgan «The Mad Titan» De Castro Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Dos Santos to win: 1/4
  • De Castro to win: 3/1
  • Draw: 27/1

Prediction

Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Dos Santos or De Castro?

Dos Santos and De Castro are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Junior Dos Santos will win by technical knockout.

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