Ilia Topuria Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Ilia Topuria :

NameIlia Topuria
Date of Birth21 January 1997
Age (2024)27 Years
NationalityGeorgian, Spanish,Germany
Height5ft 6in
Weight67 KG
PartnerGeorgina Uzcategu
Ilia Topuria wife
ProfessionProfessional mixed martial artist
Net Worth30-40 Million Dollars

Who is Ilia Topuria ?

Ilia Topuria, born on January 21, 1997, is a prominent Georgian and Spanish professional mixed martial artist currently making waves in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Hailing from Halle Westfalen, Germany, to Georgian parents, Topuria’s journey in martial arts began at the young age of seven when his family moved to Georgia. Here, he honed his skills in Greco-Roman Wrestling at a local school, setting the foundation for a remarkable career.

Ilia Topuria
Ilia Topuria

At the age of 15, Topuria embarked on a new chapter, relocating to Alicante, Spain. Immersing himself in the martial arts scene at the Climent Club, he quickly rose through the ranks, making his professional debut in 2015 at local competitions. His early career showcased a formidable start with four consecutive submission wins in the Spanish regional scene, culminating in a championship belt in Mix Fight Events promotion.

In 2018, Topuria made his mark internationally with a fight in Cage MMA Finland, setting the stage for a career that would see him sign with Brave Combat Federation in 2019. Notable victories in Colombia and Bahrain earned him recognition for his exceptional performance and marked him as a rising star in the MMA world.

Facts about Ilia Topuria :

  • Ilia Topuria was born on January 21, 1997, in Halle Westfalen, Germany.
  • He has Georgian parents.
  • At age seven, he moved to Georgia and started wrestling.
  • At 15, he relocated to Alicante, Spain, where he began martial arts training.
Ilia Topuria
Ilia Topuria
  • Topuria is a professional mixed martial artist competing in the Featherweight division.
  • He is currently the UFC Featherweight Champion (as of February 2024).
  • He also holds the #5 spot in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
  • Topuria is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, earning it alongside his brother in 2018.
  • He began his pro career in 2015 with the Spanish regional scene, winning a belt in MFE. 1 0. His first international fight was in Cage MMA Finland in 2018.
  • Topuria joined the UFC in 2020, winning his debut fight against Youssef Zalal.
  • He has won all his UFC fights so far (8 wins, 0 losses).
  • Topuria has received three “Performance of the Night” awards in the UFC.
  • He also earned one “Fight of the Night” award against Josh Emmett.
  • In February 2024, he defeated Alexander Volkanovski to become the UFC Featherweight Champion.
  • Topuria is fluent in Georgian and speaks some Mingrelian.
  • He recently obtained Spanish citizenship in March 2024.
  • Topuria is known for his aggressive fighting style.
  • He has a reputation for exciting fights with knockouts and submissions.
  • Despite his in-cage persona, he is known to be respectful outside the octagon.

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