Elias
Theodorou
9-0-0W-L-D

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Spartan
From: Toronto, Ontario Canada
Fights Out Of: Toronto, Ontario Canada
Age: 26
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Biography

TRAINING: Daily work in all aspects of MMA

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training MMA after my first year of University. I was already enlightening the mind, I decided the body should follow…I fell in love with the sport instantly.

What ranks and titles have you held? Prior to my TUF appearance, I was ranked the best Canadian Middleweight outside of the UFC. After all is said and done, I think I will be moving up in ranking. I am also the NAAFS & ECC Middleweight Champion.

Do you have any heroes? Outside of martial arts, my heroes are my parents…They have done so much for my brother and I, creating the people we are today. We are truly blessed to have their love and support.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Being in the UFC means everything to me, as it is where I have always dreamed to be since becoming a martial artist. I believe I am ready for the challenge.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I have a B.A Degree in Creative Advertising at Humber College

What was your job before you started fighting? I model, act and do stunt work on the side…six Harlequin romance covers so far!

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Greatest hair in MMA.

Favorite striking technique: Anything done by Anderson Silva

•    Team Canada on TUF Nations

•    Pro since 2011

•    Five wins by KO, one by submission

•    Two first round finishes