It’s a little later than he initially asked for, but Ovince Saint Preux will get his wish – which initially was a wish made by Ilir Latifi. 467 more words
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NEW YORK – Resurgent UFC light heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux didn’t call out Ilir Latifi, all appearances to the contrary.
“I didn’t pick him; he picked me,” Saint Preux told reporters backstage at UFC 217 after… 267 more words
Hurricane Irma on UFC 215 winner Ilir Latifi's mind: 'Half of my team, my trainers have families in Miami'
EDMONTON – Ilir Latifi was set to end a yearlong layoff against Tyson Pedro on Saturday, but it turns out ring rust wasn’t the only thing weighing on his mind. 657 more words
The UFC’s first pay-per-view event in Canada this year took place on Saturday with UFC 215, which went down at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 869 more words
Swedish sledgehammer Ilir Latifi (13-5 MMA, 6-3 UFC) appeared recharged after a year away from competition, outworking previously undefeated prospect Tyson Pedro (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) for a decision win. 522 more words
At the top of the hour, UFC 215’s main card will get underway. Compared to the original card, it’s pretty much a shell of itself. Demetrious Johnson, who was going to break the record for most successful title defenses in UFC history, won’t get the chance to do so because his opponent, Ray Borg, got sick on Thursday. 1,681 more words
EDMONTON – Despite Jon Jones’ lengthy history of mishaps, Ilir Latifi is not rushing to condemn the UFC light heavyweight champion after his latest incident involving a failed drug test. 407 more words