UFC reportedly cuts 13 fighters including Mairbek Taisumov

The UFC has reportedly released 13 fighters from its roster including former top-15 ranked lightweight contender Mairbek Taisumov. According to a report from Sherdog’s Tom Feely, the UFC has cut the following 13 fighters from its roster. The fighters are listed below, along with their records inside the Octagon. Mairbek Taisumov (7-2 UFC) The biggest […]

UFC 242 Results: Carlos Diego Ferreira defeats Mairbek Taisumov (Highlights)

A lightweight bout between Mairbek Taisumov and Carlos Diego Ferreira kicked off today’s UFC 242 main card from Abu Dhabi. Mairbek Taisumov (27-5 MMA) will enter UFC 242 on a six-fight win streak, his latest being a decision victory over Desmond Green. Taiumov’s previous five wins had come by way of knockout. Meanwhile, Carlos Diego […]

UFC 242 | Diego Ferreira expecting war against Mairbek Taisumov

Diego Ferreira is set to open the UFC 242 pay-per-view card against Mairbek Taisumov. He was set to do the same thing at UFC 237 in his native Brazil, but a bout of kidney stones forced him to pull out of the bout. Now, just four months later he will return and is excited for […]

Mairbek Taisumov confident he'll soon be fighting ranked opponents on US soil

Mairbek Taisumov has won his last six fights — five of them via knockout. Under ordinary circumstances, the Russian-Austrian lightweight would have earned a ranked opponent by now. Yet his situation has been anything but normal. Despite his incredible success in the UFC lightweight division, Taisumov has been hindered by a litany of issues unrelated […]

Mairbek Taisumov issues scathing response to deleted Conor McGregor Tweet

Earlier this week, former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor made some scathing comments about a number of the top Russian fighters on the UFC roster, namely Zubaira Tukhugov, Islam Makhachev, and Mairbek Taisumov. This comment from McGregor, which was made on Twitter and has since been deleted, accused the aforementioned fighters of performance […]