Ilia Topuria

Ilia Topuria

Ilia Topuria
Quick Facts About Ilia Topuria
Celebrated Name Ilia Topuria
Age 27 years old
Nick Name El Matador
Birth Name Ilia Topuria
Birth Date 1997-01-21
Gender Male
Profession MMA Fighter
Nationality Georgian and Spanish
Place of Birth Halle Westfalen, Germany
Ethnicity Caucasian
Religion Christian
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Zaza Topuria
Mother InGa Bendeliani Topuria
sisters Mari and Anna Tlashadze
Brother Aleksandre (Alex) Topuria
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth $1.5 million
Salary $200 thousand annually
Height 5 ft 7 inches
Weight 66 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Hazel-Brown
Current Team Climent Club
Active Years 2015-Present

Ilia Topuria, the undefeated MMA fighter, is best known for his unique punching techniques, elbow techniques, kicking skills, as well as knee strikes, and foot thrusts. Due to his high experience in wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Topuria has been able to defend his opponents easily. On March 19, 2022, he made headlines after winning and receiving the Performance of the Night award at UFC Fight Night 204 against English MMA Fighter Jai Herbert. 

Who is Ilia Topuria?

Ilia Topuria is a Georgian MMA fighter who was actually born in Germany. He is the undefeated fighter to date holding a professional MMA record of 12-0. He currently competes in the Lightweight and Featherweight divisions of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of March 14, 2022, he is #15 in the UFC featherweight rankings.

After starting his career with 4 straight submission wins on the Spanish regional scene and winning a belt in Mix Fight Events promotion, In 2018 he made his first international fight in Cage MMA Finland. In Mid 2020, he was signed to UFC where he made his debut against Youssef Zalal on October 11, 2020, at UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen and won the fight via unanimous decision.

Where was Ilia Topuria born?

Ilia Topuria was born on 21st January 1997 in Halle Westfalen, a town in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Despite his birth in Germany, he holds Georgian and Spanish nationality and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity. His star sign is Aquarius. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Ilia was born into a middle-class family. His father Zaza Topuria is a businessman while his mother InGa Bendeliani Topuria is a homemaker. He has three siblings: two sisters named Mari and Anna Tlashadze and one brother Aleksandre (Alex) Topuria who is also an MMA fighter. 

Growing up, Ilia became interested in Wrestling and started practicing Greco-Roman wrestling at school. At the age of 15, he moved to live in Alicante in Spain, where he started practicing martial arts at the Climent Club. 

Ilia Topuria Personal Life 

Ilia Topuria is very secretive about his private life. So, it is very difficult to trace or to get information about his personal life. Moreover, If we take a glimpse at Ilia's social media accounts like Instagram, Facebook we cannot trace or find any proof regarding his girlfriend or any link with the girl. In every photo and video posted by him, we can only find him clicking photos of himself or with his teammates and family.

From here we can know that he is a guy highly dedicated to his career and work. Possibly, his focus on his profession might have made this handsome dude stay away from the relationship bound. But we are not 100 percent sure about his relationship background because who knows that he might have secretly dated his loved one. 

How much is Ilia Topuria's net worth?

As of March 2022, the net worth of Ilia Topuria is estimated to be the US $1.5 million. He has been making his wealth through his successful MMA career. He earns around $200 thousand annually by competing at UFC. He also made a six-figure income with his sponsorship deals with several Spanish sports brands. 

How tall is Ilia Topuria?

Ilia Topuria is 5 ft 7 inches and his body weight is 66 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As being a UFC player, he regularly does exercise, workouts at the gym, and fighting training which has given him a perfectly toned body that resembles sportsman-like. This fighter has got a long crew cut + tapered sides hair cut that is black in color. Likewise, he has a Hazel-brown eye color.

Facts About Ilia Topuria

  • #1He holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jutsu.
  • #2He is the first Georgian black belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.
  • #3He loves to wear black dresses.
  • #4He has got a tattoo on his chest like that of MMA fighter McGregor.
  • #5He loves to wear lockets.
  • #6His favorite place to chill is sea sides.
  • #7He loves to drive luxurious cars.
  • #8Las Vegas is one of his favorite cities.
  • #9He plays skipping daily.
  • #10He has a reach of 69 inches.