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.
View Ilir’s record at www.sherdog.com/fighter/Ilir-Latifi-40207
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
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- Announcement : Sweden's Ilir Latifi Booked for London UFC
- Ilir Latifi Training with Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier
- Video : Ilir Latifi Getting Ready for Return to Cage
- Exclusive - Ilir Latifi Reflects on 'Amazing' UFC Week and Plans for Next Match (Video)
- 5 Most Popular Videos of 2013
- Madadi talks "Ferrari" and Latifi says "27 pounds" weight cut to MMA Viking
- LIVE : MMA Viking UFC in Sweden 2 Play-by-Play & Results
- UFC Sweden II Previews: Gegard Mousasi vs Ilir Latifi
- Exclusive : Ilir Latifi Pre-Fight Interview (Video)
- Exclusive : Latifi and Madadi at Open Workouts