Thiago Moises is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who currently competes in the lightweight division of UFC. He has been a professional MMA competitor and currently ranks at number 14 in the UFC lightweight ranking. Among the top 15 contenders from the division of UFC, Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises will have a faceoff at UFC Vegas 31.
Thiago revealed that initially, he got shocked when he was offered to have a faceoff with Makhachev who is a potential lightweight fighter and has earned a huge fan following with his skills. He will be facing a three-fight winning streak where he was previously featured with five-round fights all during his stint at Legacy Fighting Alliance. Moreover, this will be the first 25-minute contest for Makhachev and all during his career.
Thiago Moises left his home at the age of 17 years. He was a resident of Brazil and dreamt of becoming a Prizefighter. To fulfill his dream he left his house in the hope of becoming a great fighter and settled in Florida. In November 2018, it was the first time when Thiago Moises received a short call to begin his career with UFC and since then he has not looked back.
Thiago Moises Career
Thiago Moises first made his debut with MMA on May 19, 2012. He made a record of 5-1 before signing up with Resurrection Fighting Alliance. After that, he made his RFA debut and stood against Javon Wright where he won that fight by the second round. While pursuing his first fight for promotion, he was scheduled to face Zach Juusola at RFA Lightweight Championship in 2016. Juusola later withdraw himself from the bout due to injury and was replaced by David Castillo. In that fight again, Moises dominated the fight and won the second round. He made his first title defense against Jamall Emmers at RFA 38 and won the fight by 5th round technical knockout.
Later in September 2016, he was scheduled to make his second title defense against Zach Freeman at which he dominated starting from the beginning of the bout and won the fight by unanimous decision with the wonderful scores of 49-46, 49-46, 50-45. RFA and LFC got merged in 2017 to make a Legacy Fighting Alliance. And accordingly, Moises was given the chance to fight for the inaugural against Robert Watley. But Robert Watley won the fight by unanimous decision where all the three judges awarded him for every round of the bout. Again in 2018 (on June 1), Moises face-off Jeff Peterson at LFA 41 and won the fight by the second round.
Thiago Moises Biography
|Real Name||Thiago Henrique Moisés|
|Birth Date||23 March 1995|
|Age (as of 2021)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||Indaiatuba, State of São Paulo, Brazil|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 71 kg – in Pounds – 156 lbs|
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Waist Size||40 inches|
|Biceps Size||16.7 inches|
|Shoe Size||12 (U.S.)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Mother||Adriana Correa Moises|
|Is he a Gay?||No|
|Wife?||Maria Cristina Toni|
Thiago Moises’s father’s name is Sidinei Moses and his mother’s name is Adriana Correa Moses. He is the son of a professional mixed martial artist. He began his career as a boxer while getting trained with Brazilian jiu-jitsu at the age of eight. Moisés is 26 years old and is married. Moises has a good background in martial arts.
Thiago Moises Net Worth
Thiago Moises’s net Worth as of 2021 is estimated to be nearly $200,000. Earnings from his last fight are estimated to be $49,000. Apart from this, he might have earned a fair amount of wealth from endorsements or promotion deals.
- Moises was scheduled to stand against Jalin Turner at UFC Fight Night 176. However, he was tested positive for COVID-19 and his bout against Jalin Turner was later canceled.
- He faced Bobby Green on October 31, 2020, and won the fight by unanimous decision.
- On February 27, 2021, he had a faceoff with Alexander Hernandez at UFC Fight Night 186 to which he won by unanimous decision.
- Moises is also scheduled to have a faceoff with Islam Makhachev on July 17, 2021. This would be a huge win if he will win the match and would be made into the top highlights which will further provide him the prime success.
- Moises had won almost six fights as far as UFC championships have been concerned and he faced some big names while doing lightweight. He once made his debut against Beneil Dariush (who was ranked at number 3) and made his back-to-back winnings with a unanimous decision over Bobby Green and Alexander Hernandez. Moises won over the fight when he had a faceoff with Alexander Hernandez on February 27, 2021. He won many fights via unanimous decision.