Hate ads? Creating a Tapology account = Less advertising.
Ajax loader

Ge

Pro MMA Record

"El Matador"

10-0-0

Ilia Topuria

Ilia "El Matador" Topuria

Fighter Details

  • Name: Ilia Topuria
  • Pro MMA Record: 10-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: El Matador
  • Current Streak: 10 Wins
  • Age: 24 | Date of Birth: 1997.01.21
  • Last Fight: December 05, 2020 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Climent Club
  • Height: 5'7" (170cm) | Reach: 69.0" (175cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Halle Westfalen, Germany
  • Fighting out of: Alicante, Spain
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Fighting for a major organization has made Ilia Topuria ineligible for regional rankings.

Gyms & Affiliations

MMA MASTERS
(Other)
Climent Club
(Primary)

Wiki

Ilia Topuria Wiki Update Wiki

Ilia was born in Halle Germany at the 23 of January of the year 1997. Both his parents are Georgians. He started training wrestling and grappling from a young age but also has good boxing and jiu-jitsu.   At the age of 15 he and his family moved to Spain, Alicante. There at the Climent gym he began his mma training and in 2015 he started to fight as a professional for lokal promotions.
2018 he had his first international appearance for Cage MMA Finland. That same year he also was the first Georgian fighter to receive a black belt in Brazilian jiu - jitsu along side his brother Alex Topuria.  He then continued to fight for the Cage Warriors Bantamweight title but missed weight for that fight and therefore even winning the fight he wasn't eligible for the Cage Warrior title. 
2019 Ilia Topuria signed with the Brave Combat Federation in which he fought twice that year once winning via submission against Luis Gomes at Brave CF 26 and once via knockout at Brave CF 29 against Steven Goncalves.
2020 Ilia Topuria with a professional record of 8 - 0 he was then signed with the UFC. His first fight for the highest fight promotion of the planet was a fight on short notice against Youssef Zalal at UFC Fight Night Moraes VS Sandhagen which he won via unanimous decision. After that he went to knock out Damon Jackson at UFC Vegas Vettori VS Hermansson in the first round.

Last updated 12.06.2020, 1:14 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Ilia Topuria News View All

Niepokonany zawodnik organizacji UFC, Ilia Topuria (10-0) zagościł na ważeniu EFM ... (2021-04-09 09:07:20 -0400)
Guram Kutateladze before his fight at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs... (2021-04-06 10:00:00 -0400)
Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor shake hands after their UFC 25... (2021-04-02 15:30:00 -0400)
T.J. Laramie | Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC ... (2021-03-31 20:30:00 -0400)
Miesha Tate weighing in for her fight with Raquel Pennington at ... (2021-03-29 14:00:00 -0400)
A rundown of the biggest headlines and news from the world of co... (2021-03-28 14:00:00 -0400)
  • MMA Weekly : Christian Lee defends ONE Championship title in devastating fashion
  • MMA Junkie : UFC on ESPN 23 official poster: Light heavyweights Dominick Reyes, Jiri Prochazka eye title contention
  • MMA Junkie : Ricardo Ramos off UFC on ESPN 22 due to COVID-19 protocols; Bill Algeo fight scrapped
  • MMAFighting.com : ONE on TNT 2 video: Christian Lee demolishes Timofey Nastyukhin in less than 2 minutes to retain lightweight title
  • MMA Junkie : UFC on ESPN 22 pre-event facts: Andrei Arlovski hits 35-fight UFC milestone
  • MMA Junkie : ONE on TNT II results: Champ Christian Lee stuns Timofey Nastyukhin with first-round TKO
  • MMAFighting.com : Ricardo Ramos withdraws from UFC Vegas 24 after positive COVID-19 test
  • MMA Junkie : Robert Whittaker on potential title calls after UFC on ESPN 22: 'Maybe I'll surprise everybody'
  • MMA Junkie : Despite having title, Vadim Nemkov keeping 'hungry fighter' mindset for Bellator grand prix
  • MMAFighting.com : ONE on TNT II video: Shuo Wang knocks out Kyu Sung Kim with vicious elbow
  • MMAFighting.com : ONE on TNT 2 video: Shuo Wang knocks out Kyu Sung Kim with vicious elbow
  • MMA Junkie : Paul Daley, Sabah Homasi detail past altercation involving Dustin Poirier that sparked feud
  • MMAFighting.com : ONE on TNT II Results: Lee vs. Nastyukhin
  • MMAFighting.com : ONE on TNT 2 Results: Lee vs. Nastyukhin
  • MMA Junkie : Kelvin Gastelum says UFC on ESPN 22 winner should get Israel Adesanya rematch
  • UFC.com : UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3 Tickets On Sale Friday, April 16
  • MMA Junkie : Paul Daley sees catchweight fights as possibility but understands Bellator 257 could be it
  • MMAFighting.com : Ben Askren refutes Jake Paul’s claim that he’ll forfeit entire purse for MMA moves during boxing match
  • MMA Junkie : Now sober, Jeremy Stephens says tragedy brought new focus ahead of UFC on ESPN 22
  • MMA Weekly : Watch Robert Whittaker defeat Jared Cannonier | UFC Vegas 24 free fight