Mairbek Taisumov News

Oct 23, 2017 10:47 am

PHOTO | Mairbek Taisumov roasts entire UFC top-10 with hilarious cartoon

Mairbek Taisumov has been angling for a ranked foe for some time. Despite his best efforts to coax stars like Anthony Pettis and Edson Barboza┬áin the cage, however, he has not yet earned the opportunity he’s seeking. On Monday morning, the rising Russian lightweight took another crack at goading an elite lightweight into a fight,...

Oct 4, 2017 8:55 am

Mairbek Taisumov takes to Twitter to call out Edson Barboza

Mairbek Taisumov, one of the UFC’s fastest rising lightweight contenders, is hoping to set himself up with a big step up in competition. On Tuesday, the surging Russian knockout artist took to Twitter to call out long-time lightweight contender Edson Barboza. Tired of talking but the fans asked for this fight, I’m ready anytime! Are...

Jan 31, 2017 10:08 am

Mairbek Taisumov is “tired of waiting” for Anthony Pettis to sign his contract

Chechen-Austrian talent Mairbek Taisumov is one of the hottest prospects in UFC lightweight division. For the reasoning behind this claim, look no further than his four most recent fights in the Octagon. First, he put away Marcin Bandel with punches just 1:01 into the first round of an October 2014 bout. Then, he knocked Anthony...