UFC Columbus is down to twelve bouts following last minute cancellation

Tonight’s UFC Columbus event is down to a total of twelve contests following a last minute fight cancellation. On Saturday afternoon, UFC officials announced that a scheduled heavyweight fight between Ilir Latifi and Aleksei Oleinik was no longer taking place this evening. According the promotion, Latifi vs. Oleinik was scratched due to a “non-COVID related […]

Aleksei Oleinik vs. Ilir Latifi booked for UFC Columbus

A heavyweight fight between Aleksei Oleinik and Ilir Latifi has been added to UFC Columbus. Multiple sources informed BJPENN.com that Oleinik and Latifi have signed to fight one another at UFC Columbus on March 26. The card does not have a main event after Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic was pulled from the headlining spot. […]

Ilir Latifi reveals he suffered multiple arm fractures in UFC win over Tanner Boser

UFC heavyweight Ilir Latifi has revealed he suffered multiple arm fractures during his UFC Vegas 28 win over Tanner Boser. Last Saturday night, Latifi was facing a possible release from the UFC off the back of three straight losses. However, instead of folding, he was able to dig deep and battle his way to a […]

Ilir Latifi vs. Tanner Boser targeted for June UFC Fight Night card

A battle between heavyweights will take place at a UFC Fight Night event in June when Ilir Latifi meets Tanner Boser inside the Octagon. MMA Empire Canada first reported that Boser vs. Latifi will take place on the June 5 card that currently does not have a venue or location set for it. #BREAKING: Per […]

Ilir Latifi trashes judges for Derrick Lewis decision: 'They robbed me'

At UFC 247, long-time UFC light heavyweight contender Ilir Latifi moved up to the heavyweight division to battle Derrick Lewis. While Latifi put up a good fight, he ultimately lost a decision to the hometown hero. He feels the judges got it wrong. “To be honest, I know I was on his home turf,” Latifi […]