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  1. Teixeira to fight Latifi at UFC HamburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MMAFighting.com

    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. This is the second light heavyweight bout set for the Hamburg show, after Volkan Oezdemir vs. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua was recently booked.

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  2. Report: UFC Working On Latifi Vs TeixeiraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 23 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship is cooking up a light heavyweight showdown against two of the hardest hitting punchers in the 205-pound division. According to our friends at Kimura.se , brutish power puncher Ilir Latifi will collide with former title contender Glover Teixeira.

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  3. Times' MMA rankings: Alexander Volkov leaps up the heavyweight listRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    ... him (Volkov has more professional bouts than most top heavyweights despite being one of the youngest in age). Ilir Latifi breaks into the top ten with a spectacular victory over perennial contender Ovince St. Preux. The stocky powerhouse Latifi ...

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  4. Gustafsson suggests heavyweight move is possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | BloodyElbow

    ... not. We'll see how it all plays out," Gustafsson told Viaplay Fight Week (transcript by MMA NYTT ). "But me and Ilir Latifi will not compete against each other and the same goes for Jimi Manuwa ." "Heavyweight is also an option. I'm a heavyweight ...

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  5. UFC fighter rankings: Stephens, Latifi crack top fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | BloodyElbow

    ... wasn't a ton of intrigue going in or coming out. But with that said, two of the winners - Jeremy Stephens and Ilir Latifi - did crack the top five in their respective divisions, so I guess that's something. Even if one of the divisions is light ...

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  6. Latifi: 'I want that shot' at DC, whether at light heavyweight or heavyweightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | BloodyElbow

    After his win over Ovince Saint Preux on Saturday night, Ilir Latifi feels he deserves a shot at UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. On Saturday night in Orlando, number eight-ranked light heavyweight contender Ilir Latifi scored a significant victory over Ovince Saint Preux .

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  7. What's Next For Josh Emmett?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | MMA Mania

    ... Max Griffin to suffer his second straight defeat ( recap here ). And Ovince Saint Preux, who was choked out by Ilir Latifi ( video highlights here ). But which fighter is suffering from the worst post-fight hangover, now a few days removed from the ...

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  8. UFC on FOX 28: Fights to makeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | BloodyElbow

    ... who thinks they're top 10 material at 145. Jessica Andrade proved that she's a cut ahead of the pack at 115. And Ilir Latifi showed that he's more than just a cult hit at 205. So how can the UFC capitalize on the great successes (and failures) of ...

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  9. Ilir Latifi Explains Daniel Cormier Callout: 'It Doesn't Matter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Sherdog

    The UFC's light heavyweight division is badly in need of some fresh contenders, and Ilir Latifi is well on his way to filling that void. "The Sledgehammer" won for the fifth time in his last six Octagon appearances at UFC on Fox 28, submitting Ovince St. Preux with a guillotine choke in their featured encounter at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday night.

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  10. RECAP! Latifi Sleeps Saint PreuxRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship Light Heavyweight contenders Ovince Saint Preux and Ilir Latifi squared off last night at UFC on FOX 28 inside Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. An early 2017 loss saw Saint Preux riding a three-fight losing streak, seemingly on his way out.

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  11. Jeremy Stephens calls for title shot after UFC Orlando winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... though Daniel Cormier is booked for a champion versus champion bout with heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic, Ilir Latifi still called for a fight for the light heavyweight title following his first round submission win over Ovince Saint Preux. ...

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  12. UFC on FOX 28 bonuses: Jeremy Stephens earns Performance of the NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | MMAFighting.com

    ... And it also earned him a Performance of the Night bonus, which means he'll leave Orlando with an extra $50,000. Ilir Latifi , too, had a memorable performance Saturday. He followed up a ferocious flurry against Ovince Saint Preux by putting his foe ...

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  13. UFC on FOX 28 post-fight bonuses: Ilir Latifi puts OSP to Osleep, wins $50K extraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | BloodyElbow

    ... illegal knee and a couple of questionable elbows to the back of the head in the chaos of the finishing sequence. Ilir Latifi is a boss. He's a 5'10" half-man, half-boar, half-tank, all-centaur who also happens to be Mookie Alexander's spirit animal. ...

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  14. UFC on Fox 28 Results: Jeremy Stephens Beats Josh Emmett by TKO in Main EventRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2018 | BleacherReport

    ... have earned herself a title shot with this hard-fought win. In the ever-shallow light heavyweight division, Ilir Latifi might have gone and made himself a title contender with a first-round finish of Ovince Saint Preux. The powerful 205-pounder ...

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  15. Highlights! Latifi Chokes Out OSP At UFC OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | MMA Mania

    UPSET SPECIAL! Ilir Latifi with the biggest win of his career, locks in the front guillotine for the win over Ovince St. Preux! #UFCOrlando https://t.co/5RotEZzsFS Rising UFC light heavyweight contender Ilir Latifi made the best out of his main card bid earlier tonight at UFC on FOX 28 from inside Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., when he choked out former title challenger Ovince Saint Preux via first-round guillotine. In what was a rather uneventful first round, Latifi caught OSP with a sneaky left hook that badly stunned the former collegiate football star.

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  16. UFC on FOX 28 results: Ilir Latifi chokes out Ovince Saint PreuxRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | MMAFighting.com

    Ovince Saint Preux and Ilir Latifi staked out their turf in the opening round of their UFC on FOX 28 bout, landing shots here and there, but at a pace that suggested a full 15 minutes of fighting was about to unfold. Then, out of nowhere, Latifi struck.

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  17. Ilir Latifi Chokes Ovince Saint-Preux Unconscious with Standing Guillotine ChokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | MMA Weekly

    Ilir Latifi needed less than a round to put away former interim title contender Ovince Saint-Preux with a devastating standing guillotine choke that came just seconds after he nearly landed a knockout. After a stutter step delayed the two light heavyweights from squaring off a few weeks ago, Latifi and Saint-Preux both stepped into the Octagon looking to make an impact to put the winner into a position where a title shot could be looming soon.

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  18. UFC Fight Night: Live results from Amway CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... they expect from their UFC Friday Night bout at Amway Center. Ovince Saint Preux talks about the challenges of Ilir Latifi, and his advantage in his upcoming UFC Friday Night bout at Awmay Center. Ovince Saint Preux talks about the challenges of ...

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  19. UFC on FOX 28 predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | MMAFighting.com

    ... strawweights Jessica Andrade and Tecia Torres , an important light heavyweight contest in Ovince Saint Preux vs. Ilir Latifi , and the return of fan favorite welterweight Mike Perry , who takes on Max Griffin . When: Saturday, Feb. 24. The ...

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  20. Diggin' Deep on UFC on FOX 28 - Main card previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | BloodyElbow

    ... but they should produce the type of opener that draws fans in. In terms of relevance, Ovince Saint Preux and Ilir Latifi could have major impact on who Daniel Cormier defends his belt against next. Then again, that says more about the state of the ...

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