Evangelista Santos is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist. A professional from 1997 until 2016, Santos competed for Strikeforce, Bellator MMA, the PRIDE Fighting Championships, Cage Rage, International Vale Tudo Championships, Pancrase, Jungle Fight, Legacy FC, and World Victory Road. Known for his exciting fighting style, 24 of his 39 career bouts ended via knockout.
|Born:||December 12, 1977, Rondonopolis, Brazil|
|Division:||Light Heavyweight, Middleweight, Welterweight|
|Reach:||71 in (180.34 cm)|
|Fighting out of:||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Team:||Chute Boxe Academy, The Arena|
|Rank:||Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Cristiano Marcello|
|Years active:||1997–2014, 2015–2016|
|Notable relatives:||Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos (divorced)|
|IMDb:||Evangelista Santos's IMDb|
About Evangelista Santos
Jiu-Jitsu black belt fought for the Strikeforce Welterweight Championship in 2011, after dropping from the Light Heavyweight class.
He won his MMA debut with a rear-naked choke on November 20, 1997.
He unsuccessfully attempted to win the Rage World Light Heavyweight Championship in 2006 and 2007.
He was born in Curitiba, Brazil.
He was the victim of a Nick Diaz armbar submission on January 29, 2011.
Information related to Evangelista Santos
- http://www.strikeforce.com/fighters/men-middleweight/evangelista-santos/ Strikeforce Fighter Profile