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Congratulations Pour in from the MMA Community as UFC Star Ian Garry Marries TV Presenter Layla Anna-Lee in Vegas

Published 02/28/2022, 2:46 AM EST

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Irish UFC prospect Ian Garry had a piece of good news to share with the world on Sunday.

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Last year, the undefeated fighter made his UFC debut at UFC 268 against Jordan Williams and made splashes with an impressive performance. The welterweight will return to action, inside the octagon, against Darian Weeks at UFC 273 PPV on April 9 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Ahead of his bout, the young UFC sensation announced welcome news in his personal life.


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Garry announced the news of his marriage on his Instagram. “Mr & Mrs Machado Garry,” wrote Garry with the picture of him and his wife.

‘The Future’ found his future in Layla Anna-Lee, a TV host and his girlfriend. The two tied knots in Las Vegas. Even Anna-Lee also shared some pictures on her Instagram, to share the news with the world. “Mrs Layla Machado Garry,” she captioned the post.

Garry (24) and Anna-Lee (38) had been dating each other for a while.

With the news of the wedding, members of the MMA community congratulated the couple.

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MMA community reacts to Ian Garry tieing knots with Layla Anna-Lee

Ian Garry is a highly touted young prospect. The Irish fighter believes to recreate the success of Conor McGregor in the UFC. He has already made his intentions clear with his UFC debut.

After the lovely couple shared the news of their marriage on Sunday, the MMA community congratulated the couple.


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UFC broadcaster Megan Olivi was surprised and commented, “Omg congrats!”


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Former multi-division ONE championship world champion, Aung La N Sang, commentated, “Congratulations!!!” 

UFC fighter JP Buys and Herbert Burns also congratulated the couple.

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The welterweight fighter will have a tough task in front of him at UFC 273; His opponent Darin Weeks will look to return the favor and take out the undefeated record of Garry, after losing his undefeated record in his UFC debut.

With this welcoming change in his personal life, will Garry keep the momentum inside the octagon? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

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Deepak Kumar


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Deepak Kumar is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. His love for MMA comes from the chaos and violence the fight game brings to the table. A BJJ aspirant, Deepak began following the sport as a casual fan when Ronda Rousey was finishing her opponents in seconds.
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