Luís "Sapo" Santos

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Full Name Luís Santos
Nick Name Sapo
Class MMA, Judô and Jiu jitsu
Weight 170 lbs
Rank Professional
Height 6'1"
Association American Top Team
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Biography

Luís Santos (2 January 1980) is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist currently competing in the Welterweight division of ONE Championship. A professional competitor since 2000, Santos has also formerly competed for Bellator, the WEC, and the XFC.

Santos made his professional MMA debut in a one-night tournament at Tournament of Gladiators 5 in 2000; he won all three of his fights. Santos amassed a record of 18-0 before suffering his first loss in 2005. Although fighting primarily in his native Brazil, Santos did make his U.S. MMA debut on WEC 34 in 2008.

Santos has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from Team Nogueira. He currently teaches and trains at Finney’s MMA in St. Louis, Missouri, but is originally from Belem, Brazil. Before signing with Bellator, Santos was ranked #5 on the Bloody Elbow world MMA scouting report.

Mixed Martial Arts Record

Total Fightes 75
Total Wins 63
By knockout 36
By submission 12
By decision 15
Total Losses 10
By knockout 4
By submission 3
By decision 3
Draws 1
No contests 1
 

 

Q&A Session Between Luís Santos and Elite Sports

Question: What will you suggest to the newcomers?

Answer: Be a dedicated guy, do not use drugs

Question: What does it mean for you to be a fighter?

Answer: Being a fighter means I'm different I'm fully prepared to fight and compete

Question: What are the essential things for the training?

Answer: For a good camping it is essential that you have support, a good team, sponsorships of material and supplements is very focus

Question: What separates you from every other fighter in your division?

Answer: I am very aggressive and skillful in the fight standing and seized

Question: What is the meaning of success in your mind?

Answer: Achieve what you want through your work

Question: Is there any difference b/w your common days’ diet and during competition training diet?

Answer: The diet to compete changes everything, all food is restricted is geared towards improving my physical performance, I do not eat what I like but rather what oven. for my training is a result.

Question: How does a beginner will prepare for the competition? Any advice for beginners?

Answer: It will not be easy, feed yourself well, train hard every day, get some sleep and get up early.

Question: How is it helpful to have the information about your competitor?

Answer: The diet to compete changes everything, all food is restricted is geared towards improving my physical performance, I do not eat what I like but rather what oven. for my training is a result.

Question: How much importance has the sports gear in any competition?

Answer: The sports gear is very important for the competition. It gives you confidence if they are comfortable as I use the Elite Sports’ Gear.

Question: Is the martial arts necessary for a common person? How?

Answer: The diet to compete changes everything, all food is restricted is geared towards improving my physical performance, I do not eat what I like but rather what oven. for my training is a result.

Question: Which moment is memorable for you in your past competitions?

Answer: The diet to compete changes everything, all food is restricted is geared towards improving my physical performance, I do not eat what I like but rather what oven. for my training is a result.

Question: What would be your dream fight?

Answer: I want to reach number 100 of fights, today I have 75 professional fights

Question: To whom you would like to compliment for your success?

Answer: My wife Carina and my father

Question: Who is your favorite legendary fighter? Why?

Answer: Bruce Lee is legendary read