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Elizeu dos Santos

Elizeu dos Santos

Nationality :Brazilian
Date Of Birth :November 12, 1986
Height :5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight :170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)

Elizeu dos Santos is a Brazilian mixed martial artist. He was the former Jungle Fight welterweight champion in Brazil and currently competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). 

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BornNovember 12, 1986 (age 36)
Francisco Beltrao, Parana, Brazil 
Other namesCapoeira
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
DivisionWelterweight
StyleMuay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Capoeira
Fighting out ofCuritiba, Parana, Brazil

Elizeu dos Santos Biography, EarlyLife

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos is of Brazilian nationality. He was born on November 12, 1986, in Francisco Beltrao, Parana, Brazil. Initially, he trained an Afro-Brazilian martial artist, Capoeira at 9 and later switched his profession to MMA at the age of 20.

His parents divorced when he was very young and he started living with his mother in a big city. After four years, he moved to his father Irineu dos Santos on his farm.

Elizeu dos Santos Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Elizeu dos Santos’s Height, And Weight

Currently 31, he stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 77 kg. He has a reach of 73 inches which he uses to his optimum during his fights.

Career

Dos Santos started his MMA career on November 8, 2009, and he fought for many promoters notably Jungle Fight, Smash, and Amazon Fight in Brazil. He was the former Jungle Fight welterweight champion and he amassed a record of 14-4 with 13 finishes and 1 decision before joining UFC.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Dos Santos made his promotional debut on May 30, 2015, at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves against Nicolas Dalby. Dos Santos outstruck Dalby as he landed 16 more significant strikes, but judges handed the victory via split decision to Dalby as he successfully took Dos Santos down six times.

He faced Omari Akhmedov in his next fight at UFC on Fox: Teixeira vs. Evans on April 16, 2016. He won the fight and claimed his first UFC win via knockout in the third round.

On October 1, 2016, Dos Santos returned to face Keita Nakamura at UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. Dodson. After three rounds of fighting, he won the fight via unanimous decision with the scoreboard of (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).

Dos Santos faced Lyman Good, former Bellator and CFFC champion, on July 22, 2017, at UFC on Fox: Weidman vs. Gastelum. He won the back-and-forth fight by split decision. The fight also earned him his second Fight of the Night bonus award.

Dos Santos is scheduled to face Max Griffin on October 28, 2017, at UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida.

Elizeu dos Santos’s Net Worth

According to several sources and reports, his total earnings as of  2020 amount to $438,000 from his professional career at UFC. He earned $24,000 which includes $12,000  when he defeated Keita Nakamura at  UFC Fight Night 96 on 1st October 2016.

Looking at his professional MMA career and the several wins and bonus award that he has accumulated throughout his UFC fighting career, his net worth is estimated to be around $350,000.

Elizeu dos Santos’s Wife, Marriage, Children

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos is currently married to his spouse, Tatiane. The couple started dating each other in 2010 and has been together for almost a decade. The couple probably got married in 2018 after the birth of their child.

His then-girlfriend gave him the news of her pregnancy after his win over Max Griffin in October 2017. After the win, Elizeu announced that he would marry his girlfriend. He said:

“I think we’re going to have to get married now. There’s no escaping it anymore. So this bonus would certainly help a lot with the wedding.”

Looking at their photos posted on Zaleski’s social sites such as Instagram and Facebook, it seems that the couple is enjoying and enjoying their life together.

Elizeu dos Santos Awards

Ultimate Fighting Championship

  • Fight of the Night (Three times) vs. Omari Akhmedov, Lyman Good, and Max Griffin

Jungle Fight

  • Jungle Fight Welterweight Championship (One time)
  • One successful title defense

FAQ

What is the net worth of Elizeu dos Santos?

His net worth is 350,000 dollars.

What is the height of Elizeu dos Santos?

His height is 5 feet 11 inches.

What is the age of Elizeu dos Santos?

His age is 36 years as of 2023.

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