Ilir
Latifi
9-3-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 9-3-0, 1NC
Summary: Well-rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Sledgehammer
From: Malmo Sweden
Fights Out Of: Malmo Sweden
Age: 30
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
112
16% Successful
18
Types of Successful Strikes
0
18
89% Standing
11%
16
2
Striking Defense
47
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
50% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
1
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Cyrille Diabate Mar 8, 2014
0 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Ilir Latifi 0 1 2 1
Loss
Gegard Mousasi Apr 6, 2013
80 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Ilir Latifi 18 1 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Wrestling / jiu-jitsu practice in the morning and MMA in the evening.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting MMA 4-5 years ago to reach new level after I stopped with wrestling.

What ranks and titles have you held? National team wrestler, Nordic champion, ADCC European champion, Superior Challenge champion

Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Becoming the UFC champion has always been my dream. It feels great to finally be here and taking the first step towards that goal.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Sportscience University

What was your job before you started fighting?
Teaching wrestling and MMA

Favorite grappling technique: Leg lock

Favorite striking technique: Right hook
•    Pro since 2008

•    Four wins by submission, three by knockout

Career

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