Dos Santos (19-5-0) enters the contest on the strength of a five fight winning streak, with those victories coming over Omari Akhmedov, Keita Nakamura, Lyman Good, Max Griffin and Sean Strickland. Dos Santos hasn’t suffered a defeat in over three years, with that last loss coming to Nicolas Dalby at UFC Fight Night 67. Dos Santos has suffered a total of five defeats as a professional MMA fighter, but he has yet to be beaten by KO/TKO.
Muhammad (14-2-0) will come into the bout while in the midst of a four fight winning streak, with all of those wins coming by way of decision. Muhammad has a 3-1-0 record at “Fight Night” events and that lone loss came to Alan Jouban at UFC Fight Night 90. Muhammad is a former Titan FC Welterweight Champion, having defeated Steve Carl to win the gold in April of 2016.
UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo takes place on Saturday, September 22 from the Ibirapeuroa Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.