What was the weight limit for Mairbek Taisumov?
At weigh-ins, Taisumov weighted five pounds over the lightweight non-title fight limit of 156 and was fined 40% of his purse to Green. Taisumov won the fight by unanimous decision.
When did Mairbek Taisumov lose his last fight?
Taisumov faced Carlos Diego Ferreira on September 7, 2019 at UFC 242. He lost the fight by unanimous decision. The fight was the last one of his prevailing contract thus making him a free agent. Later in an interview Taisumov told that he is entertaining offers from other promotions meanwhile holding an option to resign with the UFC.
Where was Mairbek Taisumov born and raised?
Taisumov was born on August 8, 1988, in Grozny, the capital of the modern-day Chechen Republic of Russia. He is from the Yalkhoy (Biytro gar) teip (clan).
When did Dmitry Taisumov make his UFC debut?
Taisumov made his UFC debut against Tae Hyun Bang on January 4, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 34, winning a dominant unanimous decision. Taisumov was expected to face UFC veteran Gleison Tibau on March 23, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 38.
Who is the Russian mixed martial artist Mairbek Taisumov?
Mairbek Vakhaevich Taisumov ( Russian: Майрбек Вахаевич Тайсумов; born August 8, 1988 in Chechnya) is a Russian-Austrian mixed martial artist. He fights in the lightweight division. A professional mixed martial artist since 2007, Taisumov has previously competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and M-1 Global.
Where was Mairbek Vakhaevich Taisumov born and raised?
Mairbek Vakhaevich Taisumov (Russian: Майрбек Вахаевич Тайсумов; born August 8, 1988 in Chechnya) is a Russian-Austrian mixed martial artist of Chechen descent.
When did Mairbek Taisumov lose to Marat Gafurov?
Taisumov lost a split decision to Marat Gafurov on June 21, 2012, at M-1 Global: Fedor vs Rizzo. Taisumov was expected to face Musa Khamanaev for the M-1 Global Lightweight Championship on November 15, 2012 at M-1 Challenge 35. The bout was cancelled for unknown reasons.