What is the age difference between Ian Machado Garry and wife Layla Anna-Lee

What is the age difference between Ian Machado Garry and wife Layla Anna-Lee

Ian Garry, a rising star in the UFC welterweight division, is married to wife Layla Machado Garry, also known as Layla Anna-Lee, have a look at heir age difference

Their relationship has faced scrutiny due to the noticeable age difference, with Garry being 14 years younger than his wife.

What is the age difference between UFC fighter Ian Machado Garry and wife Layla Anna-Lee

Following their marriage, Garry adopted the surname Machado-Garry.

Layla Anna-Lee Born: 22 March 1983 (age 40 years), London, United Kingdom

Ian Garry Born: 17 November 1997 (age 26 years), Dublin, Ireland


How to be a WAG Book Price

This name change was playfully teased by UFC middleweight champion Sean Strickland. Adding to the controversy is a book authored by Layla Machado Garry in 2012 titled ‘How to be a WAG,’ a guide for women in relationships with up-and-coming athletes.

Notably, at the time of the book’s publication, Garry was just 15 years old. The book is still available on Amazon for approximately $4. The situation escalated when controversial MMA analyst MMA G*ru accused Layla Machado Garry of predatory behavior, sparking a social media war of words.

Who’s Layla’s Ex-spouse

Complicating matters further, Richard Cullen, Ian Garry’s nutritionist, is Layla’s ex-spouse. Despite these controversies, Garry remains deeply in love with his wife, and his decision to change his surname was motivated by the desire for his son and stepson to share a common surname.


In an upcoming UFC 296 bout against Vicente Luque, Garry, who was recently ousted from Leon Edwards’ gym, Renegade MMA, aims to make a mark. The welterweight title will also be contested between Leon Edwards and Colby Covington.

Online Buzz

Layla Machado Garry faced additional backlash when her 2012 book gained attention on social media. Originally published under her stage name Layla Anna-Lee while she was single, the controversial book has become a topic of debate within the MMA community, further fueling criticism of the couple’s marriage.

Ian Garry, known for his controversial demeanor and trash-talking, has been at odds with several fighters, including Leon Edwards. Despite this, Garry maintains a close relationship with Conor McGregor, his idol, who has predicted UFC success for the Irishman.

Layla Anna-Lee, a television presenter of Brazilian-British descent born to a Brazilian mother and a British father, has carved out a successful career in sports broadcasting and children’s entertainment.

She has worked with prominent platforms such as Nickelodeon, Eurosport, Sky Sports, ESPN, and BT Sports.


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