Thiago Santos and Johnny Walker fight in the UFC Vegas 38 main card event. This fight will take place at UFC APEX on October 2, 2021 at 10:00 PM (ET). Santos knows that the weak point is in the shoulder. Here is all the related information about this UFC fight including the preview, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch in the US.
This fight is the perfect opportunity for Thiago Santos to come out of the losing streak that he is in right now. Santos lost the last three fights: UFC 239, UFC Fight Night vs Teixeira and UFC 259. Three consecutive losses and the last victory was more than two years ago on February 23, 2019.
Johnny Walker won his last fight a little over a year ago on September 19, 2020 at the UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley. Prior to that victory, he had lost two fights between November 2, 2019 and March 14, 2020.
Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker: Fight Information
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021.
Time: 10:00 PM (ET)
Location: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker: Times by State in the US
ET: 10:00 PM
CT: 9:00 PM
MT: 8:00 PM
PT: 7:00 PM
Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker: Storylines
Thiago Santos is 37 years old but he wants to continue showing that he can fight in the Octagan against anyone. But his last three fights were losses to Aleksandar Rakic, Glover Teixeira, and Jon Joes. Against Teixeira he lost by Choke in three rounds. Thiago is slower than before, his first fight was in 2013, that fight was a lost against Cezar Ferreira in 2013.
Jhonny Walker is known as an entertaining fighter, but in one of his last victories of 2019 against Misha Cirkunov at UFC 235, Walker injured his shoulder doing ‘the worm’ celebration. Walker was never the same after that injury. But his most recent fight was a win against Ryan Spann on September 19, 2020.
Thiago Santos' weak point is his age, he is 8 years older than Walker, but Johnny also has a weak point called “shoulder”, if Thiago hits that shoulder the fight could end long before the third round.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker in the U.S.
The UFC is available on Television and Live Streaming on the Internet, this UFC Vegas 38 bout and other fights will be broadcast in the United States by: ESPN+, ESPN App, UFC Fight Pass. Don't forget to download the app to watch the fight on your smartphone.
Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker: Predictions And Odds
Thiago Santos is the favorite for this fight with -158 moneyline at FanDuel, he is older but more salutary than Walker when it comes to injuries. Johnny Walker is an underdog with +134 moneyline. The best pick for this UFC fight is: Thiago Santos -158.
* Odds via FanDuel