Tag: Ilir Latifi

Ilir Latifi vs. Corey Anderson slated for UFC 232

By Peter Carroll@PetesyCarroll    Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Swedish light heavyweight Ilir Latifi did not got his wish of a showdown with divisional champion, Daniel Cormier, and will instead face Corey Anderson at UFC 232 — the promotion’s end-of-year show in Las Vegas on Dec. 29. The bout was officially announced on FS1 show UFC Tonight on Wednesday, following an initial […]

Glover Teixeira to fight Ilir Latifi at UFC Hamburg

By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee  Glover Teixeira Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC Hamburg has added another major light heavyweight contest to the lineup. Sources confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani that Glover Teixeira and Ilir Latifi will fight at the July 22 Fight Night event at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. The bout was first reported […]

Ilir Latifi: ‘I want that shot’ at Daniel Cormier, at light heavyweight or heavyweight

Bloodyelbow.com By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez   On Saturday night in Orlando, number eight-ranked light heavyweight contender Ilir Latifiscored a significant victory over Ovince Saint Preux. The 34-year-old Stockholm native won via first-round submission, which earned him an extra $50,000 for Performance of the Night. After the win, Latifi now feels he deserves a shot at […]