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Yana Santos

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14-8-0 (W-L-D)

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Yana Santos

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Learn more about Yana Santos' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Cidade natal
Russia
Equipe
American Top Team
Estilo de luta
MMA
Idade
34
Altura
66.00
Peso
144.50
Estreia no UFC
03.03.18
Envergadura
68.50
Alcance das pernas
40.00
  • Pro since 2009
     
  • Seven wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)
     
  • Seven first round finishes
     
  • Has won five of her last nine and two of her last four
     
  • Last pre-UFC win was over Raquel Pa’aluhi for the vacant Invicta FC bantamweight title (8/31/17)
     
  • Fought UFC vet Tonya Evinger twice
     
  • Holds TKO wins over UFC vets Wu Yanan and Cindy Dandois
     
  • Married to UFC veteran Thiago Santos

UFC on ESPN (3/25/23) Santos lost a three round unanimous decision to Holly Holm 

UFC 264 (7/10/21) Santos (married name) was stopped by Irene Aldana via strikes at 4:35 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/20/21) Kunitskaya won a three round unanimous decision over Ketlen Vieira

UFC Fight Night (8/8/20) Kunitskaya won a three round unanimous decision over Julija Stoliarenko

UFC on ESPN (12/7/19) Kunitskaya was stopped by Aspen Ladd via strikes at :33 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (3/9/19) Kunitskaya won a three round unanimous decision over Marion Reneau

UFC 229 (10/6/18) Kunitskaya won a three round unanimous decision over Lina Lansberg

UFC 222 (3/3/18) Kunitskaya was stopped by Cris Cyborg at 3:25 of the first round in a bout for the UFC women’s featherweight title

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was four years old, because it was the only option in my school. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Russian Thai boxing champion, Russian taekwondo champion, Invicta FC bantamweight champion, Bushido FC champion 

Do you have any heroes? No, but I have a lot of people who motivate me every day.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s another step forward. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I was studying to be a trainer in university. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Full-time mother. 

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar 

Favorite Striking technique: All kind of kicks