Ian Garry‘s marriage with his wife, Layla Machado Garry, better known as Layla Anna-Lee, is a topic of debate in the MMA community. He got flack from the MMA community for marrying a much older woman. After getting married, he changed his surname by adding his wife’s maiden name. Furthermore, a 2012 book published by his wife garnered extra controversy. Interestingly, his nutritionist, Richard Cullen, is his wife’s ex-husband.
The welterweight fighter is one of the most talented, undefeated fighters in the UFC. He is also a former welterweight champion in the UK-based MMA promotion, Cage Warriors. Garry’s performance in the UFC is improving fight by fight. However, the controversy accompanied by his fame is also improving. Find out more details about the Irishman’s nutritionist.
Who is Layla Machado Garry, better known as Layla Anna-Lee?
Layla Machado Garry is the wife of Ian Machado Garry. She is a British-Brazilian citizen and is famous for her television presenter role. She was born on March 22, 1983. Her first marriage was to Richard Cullen, who is in a professional relationship with Layla Anna-Lee and her current husband.
Anna-Lee married Ian Machado Garry in Las Vegas on February 26, 2022. They were blessed with a baby boy, Leo, in October 2022. Anna-Lee has another son from her relationship with Cullen, Lucas. Her marriage with a much younger Garry is heavily scrutinized.
Adding more controversy to their relationship is their professional relationship with Richard Cullen. Garry employs Cullen and still has a 10-year ongoing professional relationship with Layla Machado Garry.
Who is Ian Garry’s nutritionist, Richard Cullen?
Richard Cullen is a performance nutritionist for Ian Machado Garry. He joined Ian Garry’s team in July of 2021. Moreover, he is also the co-creator and co-writer for Layla Ltd. He covered UFC 5RY on UFC FightPass, Layla’s Occasionally Unbiased Football Show on NBC Sports, and MyEPL on Eleven Sports Network.
Interestingly, Richard Cullen is the ex-spouse of Layla Machado Garry. They were married in 2014 and even have a son together. Cullen’s role in the team of Ian Garry was heavily criticized mainly due to his past relationship with Garry’s wife.
When did Richard Cullen meet Layla Machado Garry?
Layla Machado Garry, before her marriage, was known as a British television presenter. At the time, she used the name Layla Anna-Lee. Cullen met Anna-Lee sometime around 2013. It was when she joined her team as a co-creator and co-writer.
Soon after in 2014, they married and were blessed with a baby boy. Their son, Lucas, was born on September 29, 2015. However, soon after the child’s birth, the couple split amicably. Nevertheless, Cullen still remains integral to her professional life.
When did Richard Cullen join the team of Ian Machado Garry?
Richard Cullen joined Team Future Group MMA in July of 2021. His role is that of a Performance Nutritionist for the undefeated welterweight fighter. He graduated from Kingston University, where he majored in business and politics.
Cullen’s appointment on Team Future Group MMA is mainly due to his association with Layla Machado Garry. Garry has a flawless record before and after the appointment of Cullen. Unfortunately, many in the MMA community criticized Garry for appointing his wife’s ex.
Two, Lucas (born 2015) and Leo (born 2022)
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