Taila Santos News
UFC Singapore Results: Erin Blanchfield defeats Taila Santos (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - August 26, 2023
Taila Santos forced out of fight with Erin Blanchfield at UFC Vegas 69, Jessica Andrade steps in to fill the void
Chris Taylor - February 11, 2023
Erin Blanchfield vs. Taila Santos tabbed as new headliner for UFC Vegas 69 on February 18th
Josh Evanoff - February 3, 2023
Taila Santos bashes Valentina Shevchenko for supposedly turning down a rematch: "I showed she was no big deal"
Josh Evanoff - November 22, 2022
Taila Santos says she “was surprised by how easy” her fight against Valentina Shevchenko was
Cole Shelton - June 24, 2022
Taila Santos thought her UFC 275 fight against Valentina Shevchenko would be harder than it was. Santos had a ton of success early on using her wrestling and many thought she did enough to win the fight when it hit the scorecards. However, it was Shevchenko edging out a split decision, but Santos says she’s surprised by how easy it was.
Taila Santos believes she defeated Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275, wants rematch: "There's no point fighting someone else"
Josh Evanoff - June 15, 2022
Taila Santos believes that she should’ve defeated Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275 last Saturday. Last weekend, the Brazilian headed into her flyweight title bout with ‘The Bullet’ as a massive underdog. Against all odds, Santos had a lot of success against Shevchenko. The 28-year-old dominated the fight on the mat early and took the champion down several times.
Brendan Schaub opines that Taila Santos deserved the win against Valentina Shevchenko: "Santos won that fight"
Josh Evanoff - June 14, 2022
Brendan Schaub believes that Taila Santos should be the UFC women’s flyweight champion right now. Last Saturday night, the Brazilian faced Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275. Despite entering the fight as a massive underdog, Santos made a great account of herself. She outwrestled the champion early and nearly submitted Shevchenko in the first round.
Taila Santos's manager reveals she fought through broken orbital bone against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275
Josh Evanoff - June 13, 2022
UFC women’s flyweight contender Taila Santos fought through a broken orbital bone against Valentina Shevchenko. Last Saturday night, the Brazilian met ‘The Bullet’ in the co-main event of UFC 275. Despite heading into the fight as a massive underdog, Santos defied expectations. The 28-year-old utilized her wrestling and had massive success against the dominant champion.
Pros react after Valentina Shevchenko defeats Taila Santos at UFC 275
Chris Taylor - June 11, 2022
Tonight’s UFC 275 event was co-headlined by a women’s flyweight title fight featuring Valentina Shevchenko taking on Taila Santos. Shevchenko (23-3 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since September’s UFC 266 event, where she successfully defended her title for a sixth time with a TKO victory over Lauren Murphy. ‘The Bullet’ had not tasted defeat since September of 2017 when she suffered a split decision loss to Amanda Nunes for the bantamweight title.
UFC 275 Results: Valentina Shevchenko defeats Taila Santos (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - June 11, 2022
Tonight’s UFC 275 event is co-headlined by a women’s flyweight title fight featuring Valentina Shevchenko taking on Taila Santos. Shevchenko (22-3 MMA) was last seen in action at September’s UFC 266 event, where she successfully defended her title for a sixth time with a TKO victory over Lauren Murphy. ‘The Bullet’ has not tasted defeat since September of 2017 when she suffered a split decision loss to Amanda Nunes for the bantamweight title.
Chael Sonnen discusses Taila Santos's path to victory against Valentina Shevchenko: "There are ways to beat the bullet"
Josh Evanoff - June 9, 2022
Chael Sonnen believes that UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko could lose to Taila Santos. ‘The Bullet’ is set to face the Brazilian this Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 275. The bout will be the seventh title defense, and during her reign, she’s barely been challenged. Across her title defenses, she’s only lost a single round, to Jennifer Maia at UFC 255.
UFC 275 | Pro fighters make their picks for Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos title fight
Cole Shelton - June 9, 2022
In the co-main event of UFC 275, the women’s flyweight title is up for grabs as Valentina Shevchenko looks to defend her belt for the seventh time against Taila Santos. Heading into the fight, Shevchenko is a -720 favorite on FanDuel while the challenger is a +450 underdog. Ahead of the fight, BJPENN.com reached out to pro fighters to get their prediction for the scrap. To no surprise, the pros are unanimous in thinking Shevchenko defends her belt with the majority also thinking she finds the stoppage sometime in the fight.
Valentina Shevchenko claims Taila Santos is "trying to hypnotize herself" by thinking she can win at UFC 275
Cole Shelton - June 8, 2022
Kenny Florian discusses what Taila Santos must do to beat Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275: “Go in there early Wanderlei Silva style berserker mode”
Harry Kettle - June 7, 2022
Kenny Florian has given his thoughts on what Taila Santos needs to do in order to defeat Valentina Shevchenko. This Saturday night at UFC 275, Taila Santos faces the toughest test of her mixed martial arts career to date when she battles Valentina Shevchenko for the UFC women’s flyweight championship. While she may hold a 19-1 pro record with a four-fight win streak to her name, the 28-year-old hasn’t faced anyone quite like ‘Bullet’.