Ilir Latifi Bio
Record : 7 wins and 2 loss
Nickname : The Sledgehammer (unofficial)
Division : Light Heavyweight
Born : July 28, 1982 in Malmö
Fighting Out of : Sweden
Fight Videos, Pictures, and More
Ilir is a talented light heavyweight fighter. He fights out of Sweden, but has an Albanian heritage.
Latifi is on a three fight winning streak, and holds a record of 7 wins and 2 losses. His most recent loss was at Shark Fights 17 to Emanuel Newton in a three round decision. Learn more about what went wrong in this bout, but watching this exclusive video interview prior to GLORY.
He was a training partner for Antonio “Big Foot” Silva in preparation for his match against Fedor. He is popular and has a top blog on FightPlay.tv, and below you can see his poster in Stockholm’s Budo Fitness store.
Christian Colombo vs Ilir Latifi
There seems to be a bit of a buzz over his fight with Blagoi Ivanov, where Latifi drove Ivanov into the rings, which broke the cage! See around the 1 minute mark of this video.
More Latifi Links
For the latest news and happenings, view the Ilir Latifi tag.
- Corey Anderson Defeats Ilir Latifi via Decision at UFC 232
- Play by Play from Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jon Jones and Ilir Latifi vs. Corey Anderson
- Photos: Ilir Latifi and Corey Anderson Squares Off at the Ceremonial Weigh Ins
- Photos: Ilir Latifi and Corey Anderson Makes Weigh at Official Weigh Ins
- Gustafsson 'Still Gonna Finish' Jones as Event Moves to California
- Video Interview : Ilir Latifi 'I was thinking about almost ending my career in MMA'
- Photos : Alex and Ilir at Press Conference in Stockholm
- Ilir Latifi Faces Corey Anderson at UFC 232
- Poster : Ilir Latifi at UFC Fight Night Hamburg
- Ilir Latifi Shocks OSP at UFC Orlando, Calls Out DC for Title