Ilir Latifi

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

Ilir Has the Skills to Be a Top Lightweight

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, and below  you can see his poster in Stockholm’s Budo Fitness store.

Ilir Latifi


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.

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Ilir Latifi Fight Finder Page

MMA in Sweden and Scandinavia
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