Canadian MMA fighter Elias Theodorou dies at 34 of liver cancer

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Former UFC fighter Elias Theodoro has died at the age of 34, with media reporting that Canadian stage 4 was battling liver cancer.

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Theodoro, who died Sunday, fought in 22 bouts in mixed martial arts, including 11 (8-3 record) at the UFC in the middleweight division.

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Representatives of Theodorou confirmed his death to TSN.

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He made his professional debut in 2011 and won the UFC contract by winning The Ultimate Fighter in 2014.

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His last professional bout was a win over Brian Baker in Colorado in December 2021.

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The Canadian had never made details of his long-term illness public, but reports had emerged that Theodoru was battling stage four liver cancer. However it was confirmed that Theodorou.

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Tributes have been paid to the UFC middleweight, who was ranked No. 13 before being released from his contract in 2019. Belal Muhammad wrote: "Wow rest in peace. "

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