Canadian MMA fighter Elias Teodoru died at the age of 34 from liver cancer

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The Mississauga, ON native earned a UFC contract after winning The Ultimate Fighter in 2014

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Former UFC fighter Elias Theodore has died at the age of 34, with

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media reports that the Canadian was battling stage 4 liver cancer.

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Theodore, who died Sunday, had 22 mixed martial arts fights,

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including 11 (8-3 record) in the UFC middleweight division.

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Teodor's representatives confirmed his death to TSN.

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He made his professional debut in 2011 and earned a UFC contract after winning The Ultimate Fighter in 2014.

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