Elias Theodorou cause of death, net worth, wife, children, obituary

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Who is Elias Theodorou

Theodorou was born in Mississauga, Ontario, and graduated from Meadowvale Secondary School before enrolling at Humber College to get his bachelor’s degree in creative advertising.

Theodorou passed away at the age of 34 following a personal struggle with liver cancer. He was a Canadian mixed martial artist and UFC competitor.

Theodorou from Ontario competed 11 bouts in the UFC between 2014 and 2019. His rise to fame on a global scale began when he defeated Sheldon Westcott to win “TUF Nations.” Later, he defeated notable opponents including Trevor Smith, Sam Alvey, Eryk Anders, and Cezar Ferreira. Thiago Santos, Brad Tavares, and Derek Brunson, three consistent competitors, were the targets of his only three promotional defeats.

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Before competing in the UFC, Theodorou started his MMA career in 2011, winning an astounding 11 straight fights. He competed in 22 MMA fights in all throughout his career, with his most recent victory coming against Bryan Baker in December.

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Theodorou became a prominent supporter of allowing fighters to utilize medical cannabis in competition in the latter years of his career.

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He made history when he competed in both Canada and the United States as the first professional athlete in North America to do so while holding a Therapeutic Use Exemption [TUE] for Medical Cannabis.

Theodorou utilized cannabis to alleviate the pain and discomfort from bilateral neuropathy, a nerve disorder brought on by an accident that left his hand fractured in four places and broken in two.

When word of his passing spread, MMA star Michael Chiesa paid tribute to the 34-year-old by posting a video to social media. Chiesa held up a blazer that the late UFC fighter donated to him when he needed a jacket for a press appearance to demonstrate how Theodorou was the kind of buddy who would “give you the shirt off his back.”

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Elias Theodorou Cause of Death

On September 11, 2022, Theodorou passed away from cancer.

Although he had kept his health a secret until his passing, TSN writer Aaron Bronsteter reported the cause of death, saying the fighter had Stage 4 liver cancer.

Elias Theodorou Wife and children

Elias Theodorou had a girlfriend named Max Altamuro even though he wasn’t married. They were the dating group on Amazing Race Canada 3. At the time of his death, he was childless. He has no children left behind.

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Elias Theodorou Net Worth

Elias Theodorou had a $3 million net worth at the time of his death. His career provided the majority of his income, which ranges from $200k to $900k.

Naturally, boxers don’t get paid every day. Instead, they are compensated for each match. A rookie boxer (in boxing, kickboxing, etc.) may earn up to $4,000 for each fight, or, on average, $30,000 for middleweight fights, according to estimates from Combatsportevents.

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