UFC world reacts to Taila Santos’ stunning win over Molly McCann

By Vincent Frank
Feb 2, 2019; Fortaleza, Brazil; Mara Romero Borella (red gloves) fights Taila Santos (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Arena CFO. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Flush with 15 career wins and just one defeat, Taila Santos was looking to get back on the winning track after losing her last bout all the way back in February of 2019.

That’s exactly what the major underdog did during a dominating performance against the better known Molly McCann during UFC Fight Night 172 Wednesday evening on ESPN.

Santos earned a unanimous decision victory (the first of her UFC career) over her counterpart, landing 57 significant strikes and taking down McCann five times compared to zero.

This could very well set the stage for bigger things from Santos in the UFC world moving forward.

Those watching the fight took note, too.