Ilir Latifi

Ilir "The Sledgehammer" Latifi

First Name: Ilir Last Name: Latifi
Nickname: The Sledgehammer
Date of Birth: Jul 28, 1982 Age: 41
Weight: 112.0 Height: 177.8
Reach: 185.4
Location: Stockholm Sweden
Hometown: Malmo Sweden
Fighting Styles: Boxing, Greco-Roman Wrestling
Affiliations: Allstars Training Center
Fight Stats
Record 17 - 9, 1 NC Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 27 fights Professional Fights 27 fights
Amateur Fights 0 fights Years Fighting 16 years
Days Last Fought 423 days Rounds Fought 54 rounds
Finish Wins 11 finishes Finish Losses 4 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 64 % Finish Loss Percentage 44 %
Knockout Wins 3 KOs Knockout Losses 2 KO losses
TKO Wins 3 TKOs TKO Losses 2 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 35 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 44 %
Submission Wins 5 subs Submission Losses 0 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 29 % Submission Loss Percentage 0 %
Decision Wins 6 decision wins Decision Losses 5 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 35 % Decision Loss Percentage 55 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 5 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 4 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 1 SD wins Split Decision Losses 1 SD losses

Professional Fights

Ilir Latifi
Loss

Ilir Latifi

(17 - 8, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 223

May 20, 2023 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(16 - 8, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 211

October 01, 2022 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Aleksei Oleinik
Loss

Aleksei Oleinik

(60 - 16 - 1)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(15 - 8, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 189

June 05, 2021 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Tanner Boser
Loss

Tanner Boser

(19 - 7 - 1)
Ilir Latifi
Loss

Ilir Latifi

(15 - 7, 1 NC)

UFC 247

February 08, 2020 Saturday
6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT

Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Derrick Lewis
Win

Derrick Lewis

(23 - 7, 1 NC)
Ilir Latifi
Loss

Ilir Latifi

(15 - 6, 1 NC)

UFC on ESPN+ 14

August 10, 2019 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay, Uruguay

KO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 4:31

Volkan Oezdemir
Win

Volkan Oezdemir

(15 - 4)
Ilir Latifi
Loss

Ilir Latifi

(15 - 5, 1 NC)

UFC 232

December 29, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

The Forum, Inglewood, California, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Corey Anderson
Win

Corey Anderson

(13 - 4)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(14 - 5, 1 NC)

UFC on Fox 28

February 24, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Amway Center, Orlando, Florida, United States

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:48

Ovince St. Preux
Loss

Ovince St. Preux

(22 - 9)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(13 - 5, 1 NC)

UFC 215

September 09, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Tyson Pedro
Loss

Tyson Pedro

(6 - 0)
Ilir Latifi
Loss

Ilir Latifi

(13 - 4, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 93

September 03, 2016 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany

KO (Knee) Round: 2 Time: 2:06

Ryan Bader
Win

Ryan Bader

(22 - 5)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(12 - 4, 1 NC)

UFC 196

March 05, 2016 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(11 - 4, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 81

January 17, 2016 Sunday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 0:30

Sean O'Connell
Loss

Sean O'Connell

(17 - 6)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(10 - 4, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 72

July 18, 2015 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 0:56

Hans Stringer
Loss

Hans Stringer

(23 - 6 - 3)
Ilir Latifi
Loss

Ilir Latifi

(10 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 53

October 04, 2014 Saturday
3 PM ET / 12 PM PT

Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden

TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:58

Jan Blachowicz
Win

Jan Blachowicz

(17 - 3)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(9 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 46

July 19, 2014 Saturday
3 PM ET / 12 PM PT

The O2, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:07

Chris Dempsey
Loss

Chris Dempsey

(10 - 1)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(8 - 3, 1 NC)

UFC Fight Night 37

March 08, 2014 Saturday
3 PM ET / 12 PM PT

O2 Arena, London, Greater London, England

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:02

Cyrille Diabate
Loss

Cyrille Diabate

(18 - 8 - 1)
Ilir Latifi
Loss

Ilir Latifi

(8 - 2, 1 NC)

UFC on Fuel TV 9

April 06, 2013 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Gegard Mousasi
Win

Gegard Mousasi

(32 - 3 - 2)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(7 - 2, 1 NC)

Superior Challenge 8

October 06, 2012 Saturday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Malmo Arena, Malmo, Sweden

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Jorge Oliveira
Loss

Jorge Oliveira

(5 - 2 - 1, 1 NC)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(6 - 2, 1 NC)

2012 Glory World Series

May 26, 2012 Saturday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Tony Lopez
Loss

Tony Lopez

(29 - 8)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(5 - 2, 1 NC)

United Glory 15

March 23, 2012 Friday
11 AM ET / 8 AM PT

Dynamo Sports Palace, Moscow, Russia

Submission (Keylock) Round: 1 Time: TBD

Denis Bogdanov
Loss

Denis Bogdanov

(0 - 3)
Ilir Latifi
Loss

Ilir Latifi

(5 - 1, 1 NC)

SF 17

July 15, 2011 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Dr. Pepper Arena, Frisco, Texas, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Emanuel Newton
Win

Emanuel Newton

(14 - 6 - 1)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(4 - 1, 1 NC)

SHC 2

April 10, 2010 Saturday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Theatre du Leman, Geneva, Switzerland

TKO (Head Kick) Round: 1 Time: 4:29

Matteo Minonzio
Loss

Matteo Minonzio

(11 - 9)
Ilir Latifi
Loss

Ilir Latifi

(4 - 0, 1 NC)

ROTK

November 20, 2009 Friday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Hovet Arena, Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

TKO (Knee and Punches) Round: 3 Time: 0:15

Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(3 - 0, 1 NC)

ROTK

May 22, 2009 Friday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Baltiska Hall, Malmo, Skane County, Sweden

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 1:43

Darko Krbanjevic
Loss

Darko Krbanjevic

(4 - 3 - 1)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(2 - 0, 1 NC)

ROTK

February 27, 2009 Friday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Stadium Arena, Norrkoping, Ostergotland, Sweden

TKO (Submission to Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:20

Luis Silva
Loss

Luis Silva

(2 - 5 - 1)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(1 - 0, 1 NC)

Superior Challenge 2

October 25, 2008 Saturday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Fryshuset, Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

KO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 1:55

Roman Mihocka
Loss

Roman Mihocka

(DEBUT)
Ilir Latifi
Win

Ilir Latifi

(DEBUT)

Adrenaline 3

September 06, 2008 Saturday
1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

Hvidovre, Denmark

Submission (North-South Choke) Round: 1 Time: TBD

Christian Colombo
Loss

Christian Colombo

(DEBUT)
Ilir Latifi
NC

Ilir Latifi

(DEBUT)

RPC 2

May 17, 2008 Saturday
12 PM ET / 9 AM PT

Sofia, Bulgaria

No Contest (Ring Broke) Round: 1 Time: 0:55

Blagoy Ivanov
NC

Blagoy Ivanov

(2 - 0)