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Taila Santos Bio, Age, Height, Husband, vs. Valentina Shevchenko, IG

Taila Santos bio

Taila Santos is a Brazilian MMA fighter who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is currently ranked 2nd on UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion. She is currently ranked 14th in Women’s Pound-For-Pound rankings.

On June 12, 2022, Santos fought for the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship. Her opponent was one of the most dangerous women fighters, Valentina Shevchenko.

Taila Santos bio
Taila Santos is 5 feet 6 inches tall
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This was an even matchup, and both fighters fought their best. The fight went for the judge’s score card, and Shevchenko won the fight via split decision.  She is one time Aspera FC Bantamweight Champion. She won the championship on August 13, 2016, against Laisa Coimbra.

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Taila Santos: Biography

Full name Taila Jaime dos Santos
Nickname Santos
Date of birth June-22-1993
Birthplace Jaragua do Sul, Brazil
Age 28
Zodiac Sign Under Review
Father’s name Under Review
Mother’s name Under Review
Siblings Under Review
Nationality Brazilian
Height 5.6 feet (1.68 m)
Weight 57 Kg (125 pounds)
Body measurement Under Review
Body type Athletic body
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Black
Shoe size Under Review
Religion Christian
Sexuality Straight
Marital status Married
Husband Pedro Saude
Net worth $1- $2 million
Salary $200,000 -$400,000
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Social media presence  Instagram
Source of Income Salary and Bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship, and merchandise
Last Updated June 2022

Early Life

Taila Santos was born on 22 June 1993 in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil. She grew up and spent her teenage on Brazil. Her family information is currently under review and will be updated as soon as possible.

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Her father was Muay Thai coach, and she started training at 16. Later, she won the championship at Chute Boxe of Curitiba. She then started training in Jiu-Jitsu, and her father organized an MMA fight which she won.

These are the available information about her early life; more will be updated as soon as possible.

Education

There is not much information about Santos’s education at the moment. However, some reports suggested that she attended her local school in her hometown.

Taila Santos Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurement

 MMA fighter Taila Santos was born on June 22, 1993, and is currently 28. Santos is five ft. 6 in (1.68 m) tall and weighs around 125 lbs. or 57 kg. Santos’s body measurements and shoe size are currently under review and will be updated as soon as possible. Santos has black hair, and her eyes are dark brown. Santos’s zodiac sign is under review.

Early Career

  • Santos made her MMA debut against Josiane Nunes de Lima on November 23, 2013, at Striker’s House Cup 31. Santos won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • On March 1, 2014, Santos fought Kessinty Mara at Aspera FC 4. Santos technically knocked Mara via punches in the first round.
  • On July 5, 2014, Santos fought Geisyele Nascimento at the University of Champions 1. Santos knocked out Nascimento via head kick in the first round.
  • Next, on September 27, 2014, Santos fought Rachael Cummins at XFC International 6 and knocked Cummins via technical knockout in the first round.
  • On February 1, 2015, Santos fought Marta Souza at Aspera FC 15 and knocked Souza via punch.
  • On March 21, 2015, Santos and Gabriela Bueno faced each other at MMA Total combat 2. Santos submitted Bueno in the first round of the fight.
  • On March 29, 2015, Santos fought Daniela Cristina Patricia at the Aspera FC 16. Santos technically knocked Patricia via elbows in the first round.
  • Next, on April 4, 2015, Santos fought Juliana Martins at Aspera FC 17. Santos submitted Martins via keylock in the first round.

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  • On May 17. 2015, Santos faced Ana Paula da Silva at Noxii Combat 1. Santos technically knocked Silva via punches in the first round.
  • Next, on May 23, 2015, Silva fought Wellen Taynara Sobrinho at the Aspera FC. Santos technically won the fight via doctor stoppage.
  • On June 6, 2015, Santos fought Gisele Pereira at the Aspera FC 20. Santos won the fight via technical knockout in the first round.
  • On August 16, 2015, Santos fought Gisele Moreira at Aspera FC 23 and won the fight unanimously.
  • Next, at K.O Combate 2 on November 21, 2015, Santos fought Bruna Rosso and won the fight via KO in the second round.
  • On August 12, 2016, Santos fought Laisa Coimbra at Aspera FC 43. Santos knocked Coimbra via punch to the body and won the fight in the first round.

 2018- Present

  • On August 11, 2018, Santos faced Estefani Almeida at Dana White’s Contender Series Brazil 2. Santos won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • Santos made her UFC debut on February 2, 2019, against Mara Romero Borella. Unfortunately, she lost the fight via split decision.
  • Next, on July 16, 2020, Santos fought Molly McCann. Santos won the fight via unanimous decision.
  • On December 19, 2020, Santos faced Gillian Robertson and won the fight unanimously.
  • MMA fighter Santos was scheduled to face Roxanne Modafferi on May 8, 2021, at UFC on ESPN 24. However, Modafferi was forced to withdraw from the event, citing a meniscus tear.
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Taila Santos preparing for the next fight
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  • MMA fighter Santos was scheduled to face Mandy Böhm on September 4, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 191.
  • However, MMA fighter Santos was pulled from the bout due to visa issues and was replaced by Ariane Lipski.
  • On September 25, 2021, Santos fought Roxanne Modafferi at UFC 266. Santos dominated the fight and won via unanimous decision.
  • On November 20, 2021, Santos fought against Joanne Wood. Santos submitted Wood via rear-naked choke in the first round.
  • Santos lost her second MMA against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275 for the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship on June 12, 2022. Santos lost the fight via split decision.

Taila Santos vs. Mara Romero Borella

On February 2, 2019, Santos made her UFC debut against Mara Romero Borella. Unfortunately, she lost the fight via split decision. This was her first MMA loss.

Taila Santos vs. Molly McCann

On July 16, 2020, Santos fought Molly McCann. Santos dominated the whole fight and won the fight via unanimous decision.

Taila Santos vs. Gillian Robertson

On December 19, 2020, Santos faced Gillian Robertson and won the fight unanimously.

Taila Santos vs. Roxanne Modafferi

On September 25, 2021, Santos fought Roxanne Modafferi at UFC 266. Santos dominated the fight and won via unanimous decision.

Taila Santos vs. Joanne Wood

On November 20, 2021, Santos fought against Joanne Wood. Santos submitted Wood via rear-naked choke in the first round.

Taila Santos vs. Valentina Shevchenko

On June 12, 2022, Santos lost her second MMA against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275. They fought for the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship. Santos lost the fight via split decision. This fight showed how tough and great of a fighter Santos is. She became the first fighter to win on a judge’s scorecard against Shevchenko in the flyweight division. She will surely get a chance for the title shot soon.

Who is Taila Santos husband?

Taila Santos is married to her long love Pedro Saude. They have been married for seven years and have a child together. Her daughter’s name is Gloria.

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Taila Santos with her husband Pedro Saude and daughter Gloria
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Pedro Saude is also a fight lover, fitness specialist, and bodybuilder. Pedro is also a businessman and has a business under the name 33thc.  This is the available information about her husband; more information will be updated as soon as possible.

Taila Santos Net worth

Santos’s net worth is estimated to be $1-$2 million as of 2022. Santos earned $98,500 for her fight against Joanne Wood. Her highest earning from a fight came against Valentina Shevchenko, which was around $450,000.

Her base salary is around $60,000. However, after good fights, her base salary will be incremented. After bonuses and sponsorships, she earns about $200,000-$400,000 a fight. Santos makes most of her money not just from fighting in the Octagon but also through lucrative sponsorship deals and advertisements.

Taila Santos Social Media

Instagram: 155k followers

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