Thales Leites is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist that has an estimated net worth of $170 thousand. Thales Leites started his career in Shooto Brazil in 2003. During his stint, he defeated Felipe Arinelli via arm-triangle choke submission. A couple of years later, he appeared to fight at Hawaii’s Rumble on the Rock and won against Adam Roland. When he chose to play for Ultimate Fighting Championship, his first fight against expert middleweight Nate Marquardt was cancelled due to problems with his travel documents. During The Ultimate Fighter 4 Finale, Leites lost a unanimous decision to Martin Kampmann. Other combatants that he fought are Anderson Silva, Drew McFedries, and Floyd Sword, amongst others. Leites released from UFC following the controversial split decision against Alessio Sakara. Thales Leites Loureno was born on September 6, 1981 in Niteroi, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.