• Sat, Mar 6, 2021
Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakic

On Saturday, March 6 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, USA Thiago «Marreta» Santos will meet Aleksandar «Rocket» Rakic in a 3-round light heavyweight bout.

Thiago Santos
Thiago Santos
Marreta
Aleksandar Rakic
Aleksandar Rakic
Rocket
Country BrazilBrazil
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
AustriaAustria
Vienna, Austria
Age 37 age 29 age
Pro 10 years 9 years
Height 6′ 2″ (188 cm) 6′ 5″ (196 cm)
Reach 76″ (193 cm) 78″ (198 cm)
Division light heavyweight
(205 lbs / 93,0 kg)
light heavyweight
(205 lbs / 93,0 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles - -
Record 21 - 8 - 0
(15 KOs)
13 - 2 - 0
(9 KOs)
KOs 71% 69%
Inactive 119 days 189 days
Advant.
Aleksandar Rakic won by unanimous decision (UD) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, March 6 at 6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

On which TV channel can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Thiago Santos versus Aleksandar Rakic?

  • ESPN+ (USA)
  • ESPN+ (Mexico)
  • Australia Main Event
  • Ren TV

Santos vs. Rakic Full Fight Highlights

Santos vs. Rakic Fight Promo

Who is fighting on the undercard on Saturday, March 6?

Division Fighter №1 Fighter №2 Notes
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Jan BłachowiczIsrael AdesanyaFor UFC tit.
bantamweight (135 lbs)Petr YanAljamain SterlingFor UFC tit.
featherweight (145 lbs)Amanda NunesMegan AndersonFor UFC Women tit.
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Thiago SantosAleksandar Rakić
bantamweight (135 lbs)Dominick CruzCasey Kenney
lightweight (155 lbs)Uros MedicAalon Cruz
bantamweight (135 lbs)Randy CostaTrevin Jones
flyweight (125 lbs)Joseph BenavidezAskar Askarov
lightweight (155 lbs)Islam MakhachevDrew Dober
welterweight (170 lbs)Sean BradyJake Matthews
flyweight (125 lbs)Tim ElliottJordan Espinosa
Thiago «Marreta» Santos

Thiago «Marreta» Santos

Thiago Santos is a Brazilian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Santos has been performing for 10 years.

Thiago was born in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 7, 1984.
He currently resides in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Last fight

The last fight of Thiago Santos took place on November 7, 2020 against Glover TeixeiraGlover Teixeira.
Santos lost by submission (rear naked choke).

Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira 

Thiago Santos's last fight

MMA record

  • Total fights: 29
  • Wins: 21
  • Wins by KO: 15
  • Wins by subm: 1
  • Wins by dec: 5
  • Losses: 8
  • Losses by KO: 3
  • Losses by subm: 3
  • Losses by dec: 2
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Thiago Santos have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-03-06 Aleksandar Rakic Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-11-07 Glover Teixeira Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2019-07-06 Jon Jones Loss
Decision (Split)
2019-02-23 Jan Blachowicz Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-12-08 Jimi Manuwa Win
KO (Punches)
2018-09-22 Eryk Anders Win
TKO (Elbows)
2018-08-04 Kevin Holland Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-04-21 David Branch Loss
KO (Punches)
2018-02-03 Anthony Smith Win
TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches)
2017-10-28 Jack Hermansson Win
TKO (Punches)
2017-07-08 Gerald Meerschaert Win
TKO (Punches)
2017-02-19 Jack Marshman Win
TKO (Spinning Wheel Kick and Punches)
2016-09-24 Eric Spicely Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2016-07-09 Gegard Mousasi Loss
KO (Punches)
2016-05-14 Nate Marquardt Win
KO (Punch)
2015-12-10 Elias Theodorou Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-06-27 Steve Bosse Win
KO (Head Kick)
2015-01-31 Andy Enz Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-07-05 Uriah Hall Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-03-23 Ronny Markes Win
TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches)
2013-08-03 Cezar Ferreira Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2012-07-27 Dennis Bentes Figueira da Fonseca Win
TKO (Head Kick and Punches)
2012-04-28 Vicente Luque Loss
TKO (Punches)
2012-03-03 Junior Vidal Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-12-17 Eneas Souza Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2011-11-26 Marcos Viggiani Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-08-13 Rafael Braga Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-07-23 Mauricio Chueke Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-04-16 Gabriel Barreiro Win
TKO (Punches)
2010-12-10 Guilherme Benedito Nunes Win
Decision (Unanimous)

All Thiago Santos's losses

Who all beat Thiago Santos?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-03-06 Aleksandar Rakic Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-11-07 Glover Teixeira Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2019-07-06 Jon Jones Loss
Decision (Split)
2018-04-21 David Branch Loss
KO (Punches)
2016-09-24 Eric Spicely Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2016-07-09 Gegard Mousasi Loss
KO (Punches)
2014-07-05 Uriah Hall Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-08-03 Cezar Ferreira Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2012-04-28 Vicente Luque Loss
TKO (Punches)

Thiago «Marreta» Santos Highlights

Aleksandar «Rocket» Rakic

Aleksandar «Rocket» Rakic

Aleksandar Rakic is an Austrian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Rakic has been performing for 9 years.

Aleksandar was born in Vienna, Austria, on February 6, 1992.
He currently resides in Vienna, Austria.

Last fight

The last fight of Aleksandar Rakic took place on August 29, 2020 against Anthony SmithAnthony Smith.
Rakic won by unanimous decision (UD).

Aleksandar Rakic vs. Anthony Smith 

Aleksandar Rakic's last fight

MMA record

  • Total fights: 15
  • Wins: 13
  • Wins by KO: 9
  • Wins by subm: 1
  • Wins by dec: 3
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by subm: 1
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Aleksandar Rakic have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-03-06 Thiago Santos Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-08-29 Anthony Smith Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-12-21 Volkan Oezdemir Loss
Decision (Split)
2019-06-01 Jimi Manuwa Win
KO (Head Kick)
2018-12-08 Devin Clark Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-07-22 Justin Ledet Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-09-02 Francimar Barroso Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-03-04 Sergio Souza Win
TKO (Punches)
2015-06-20 Martin Batur Win
KO (Punch)
2014-12-06 Marcin Prachnio Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-09-13 Norbert Peter Win
TKO (Punches)
2013-07-06 Peter Rozmaring Win
Submission (North-South Choke)
2012-06-03 Laszlo Czene Win
KO (Head Kick)
2012-03-18 Richard Longhimo Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-02-04 Carsten Lorenz Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-10-15 Christian Radke Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)

All Aleksandar Rakic's losses

Who all beat Aleksandar Rakic?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2019-12-21 Volkan Oezdemir Loss
Decision (Split)
2011-10-15 Christian Radke Loss
Submission (Guillotine Choke)

Aleksandar «Rocket» Rakic Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Rakic to win: 1/2
  • Santos to win: 2/1
  • Draw: 22/1

Prediction

Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Santos or Rakic?

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

Nevertheless, I think that Aleksandar Rakic will win by technical knockout.

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sports editor

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