Elias Theodorou had been battling Stage 4 liver cancer, but only a few people were aware of his diagnosis. Here are details of his cancer.
Elias Theodorou : Liver cancer | Girlfriend | Record
Theodorou was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario, of Greek descent, and attended Meadowvale Secondary School.
|6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
|185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
|75+1⁄2 in (192 cm)
He went to Humber College to earn a B.A Degree in Creative Advertising, but after Theodorou’s first year in college, he chose to take MMA classes as a workout before opting to pursue MMA as a career.
On February 19, 2020, Theodorou was the first MMA fighter and professional athlete in history to receive a sanctioned exemption for medical cannabis (TUE) in sport by a governing body via the British Columbia Athletic Commission.
Elias theodorou Liver cancer
Former UFC star Elias Theodorou has passed away aged just 34 after losing his fight with liver cancer.
The Canadian had never made details of his long-term illness public but reports had emerged that Theodorou was battling stage four liver cancer.
However it was confirmed that Theodorou passed away on Sunday after losing his battle with the disease.
Tributes have poured in for the UFC middleweight who was ranked at No.13 prior to being released from his contract in 2019.
Belal Muhammad wrote: “Wow Rest In Peace.” ONE heavyweight champion Arjan Bhullar wrote, “This is so damn sad. Never heard a bad thing said about him and blown away he just fought less than a year ago.”
UFC kingpin White joined others in paying homage to Theodorou, writing “RIP Elias Theodorou” on a tributing Instagram post. Shannon Knapp, president of the Invicta Fighting Championships also posted an emotional message, writing: “You were such a beautiful soul. Always so kind and such a bright light in this world. This news is devastating. You will be greatly missed, but never forgotten. Fly high, Elias!”
Elias Theodorou Girlfriend
Max Altamuro is the former girlfriend of the late Elias Theodorou but they were never married. They loved and courted until his death.
Max and Elias have no kids too. during the time they dated.
In December 2013, it was announced that Theodorou would be a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia, representing Canada at Middleweight.
|Mixed martial arts record
He defeated Zein Saliba in the Quarterfinals and defeated Tyler Manawaroa in the semifinals. After semifinals, he went to Phuket Province, Thailand, to train at Tiger Muay Thai with coach Patrick Côté.
Theodorou defeated MFC vet Sheldon Westcott via TKO due to punches and elbows in the second round at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale to win the Middleweight tournament.
Theodorou faced Bruno Santos on October 4, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 54. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
Theodorou faced Thiago Santos on December 10, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 80. He lost the fight by unanimous decision.
Theodorou faced Cezar Ferreira on February 19, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 105. He won the fight via a controversial unanimous decision.
Theodorou faced Brad Tavares on July 7, 2017 at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale. He lost the fight by unanimous decision.
Theodorou faced Dan Kelly on November 19, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 121. He won via unanimous decision.
Theodorou faced Trevor Smith on May 27, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 130. He won the fight via unanimous decision.