Ilir Latifi entered this fight with a mma record of 11-4-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 light heavyweight in the world. He lost to Jan Blachowicz in 2014 (=Latifi vs Blachowicz) but then he has won over Hans Stringer and Sean O’Connell.
His opponent, Gian Villante, has an official record of 14-6-0 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.33 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year beating Corey Anderson and Anthony Perosh but between these two bouts he lost to Tom Lawlor. Latifi vs Villante is on the undercard of Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz – UFC 196. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 196: McGregor vs Diaz
Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 196 fight card (main card):
Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz
Holly Holm vs Miesha Tate
Ilir Latifi vs Gian Villante
Corey Anderson vs Tom Lawlor
Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko
Latifi’s next fight: Ryan Bader vs Ilir Latifi
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