Ilir Latifi

by James 27 Dec,2018
Ilir Latifi
Body Stats
Weight 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
Facts
  • Birth Name Ilir Latifi
  • Birth Place Malmo, Sweden
  • Famous Name Ilir Latifi
  • Birth Date July 28, 1983
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Net Worth $407,500
  • Siblings Arben Latifi (brother)
  • Career Earnings $407,500
  • No. of Twitter Followers 15.8k
  • No. of Instagram Followers 173k followers
  • Height 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
  • Coworker Glover Teixeira,
  • No. of Siblings one
  • Coworker Salary $130,000
  • Current team Light Heavyweight division of the UFC
  • Nationality Swedish
  • Ethnicity Albanian descent
  • Profession MMA fighter
  • Famous for mixed martial artist
  • Started career as a MMA fighter on May 17, 2008
  • Currently Working For UFC (lightweight division)
  • Awards Superior Challenge Light Heavyweight Championship (One time; First, 2003 ADCC European Championships Winner, 2005 Swedish National Light Heavyweight Grecco-Roman 3rd Place
  • Current City Stockholm
  • University attended Not known
  • School attended Not Known
  • Currently Married Not Known
  • Married to Not known
  • Affair with Not known
  • Girlfriend Not known

Ilir Latifi, a well-known Swedish mixed martial artist fighting for the UFC in the Light Heavyweight division, professionally participating in MMA since May 17, 2008. He is a Swedish-white MMA fighter currently competing in the UFC. 

 

Latifi was born on July 28, 1983, in Stockholm, Sweden and so far has appeared in 20 events with a total of 14 wins and 5sse los. Further, he is fighting for the UFC since April 6, 2013, and is ranked #5 in his division where another Swedish fighter Alexander Gustafsson is currently #1 contender for the belt.

Ilir Latifi Early Life

He was interested in martial arts from a very young age and played soccer alongside Swedish football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Further, Lirr Latif has also said he and Zlatan were childhood buddies. 

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Ilir Latifi grew up in Stockholm, Sweden and started practicing various forms of martial arts and his brother Arben "the king" Latifi, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt influenced him to get into Martial arts.

Lirr Latifi Net worth and Salary

Talking about Ilir Latifi net worth, he is estimated to have earned around $66,000 from his last fight against Ovince Saint Preux on February 24, 2018. Further, his current net worth is reportedly around $407,500. 

Lirr Latifi Career Highlights

Lirr debuted in UFC on Fuel TV, in Mousasi vs. Latifi to fight Gegard Mousasi for the first time but his welcome match was ruined by Mousasi as he lost his first match held on 6-Apr-13.

Other than Gegard Mousasi, Lirr has won over Cyrille Diabat, Chris Dempsey, Hans Stringer, Sean O'Connell, Gian Villante, Tyson Pedro, and Ovince Saint Preux.

Similarly, Latifi has lost only three MMA bouts with UFC which includes fights Jan Blachowicz, and Ryan Bader, after his very first loss against Mousasi.

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