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Mairbek Taisumov

Mairbek "Beckan" Taisumov
  • Name: Mairbek Taisumov
  • Professional MMA Record: 21-5-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Beckan
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 26 | Date of Birth: 1988.08.08
  • Last Fight: March 23, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Gladiator MMA
  • Height: 5'11" (180cm) | Reach: 73.0" (185cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |
  • Fighting out of: Vienna, Austria
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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Mairbek Taisumov is a Chechen lightweight fighter currently signed to the UFC. He fights out of Vienna, Austria. He has spent much of his career fighting for M-1 Global where he has a 9-2 record. Of his twenty one career wins, he has finished twenty of them including eleven T/KOs.

Taisumov began his professional MMA career in 2007. His sporting career began as a professional soccer player and he began training in freestyle wrestling before taking his first fight in 2007. He quickly became a fan favorite with his aggressive striking style and heavy ground and pound attack. He would take a fifteen month break from competition after his first fight, but upon his return, he would compile a 10-2 record in the following two years in various promotions throughout Europe. 

In his first M-1 lightweight title shot, Mairbek would fall to Artiom Damkovsky by third round doctor stoppage after an accidental eye poke at M-1 Challenge 21. This snapped a seventeen month, seven fight win streak. After this loss he would bounce back with 5 straight finishes before dropping a split decision to well-respected grappler, Marat Gafurov. Taisumov was supposed to get his second chance at claiming the lightweight title at M-1 Challenge 35 against then champion, Musa Khamanaev, but the fight was cancelled for unknown reasons. He would instead take on Leon Del Gaudio at the same event and picked up another first round submission. He would take on Niko Puhakka at M-1 Challenge 40 and picked up a TKO victory. He was able to avenge one of his earlier losses when he defeated Artiom Damkovsky by third round submission at M-1 Challenge 44. 

Taisumov was picked up by the UFC in late 2013. He made his promotional debut at UFC Fight Night 34 in Singapore against Tae Hyun Bang. He would win the fight by unanimous decision marking the first win of his career that was not a finish.

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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Marcin Bandel

UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Michel Prazeres
Ref: Mario Yamasaki

UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson 2
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

Odds: -345 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Gleison Tibau UFC UFN 38 2014.03.23
Reason: Tibau Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Tae Hyun Bang
Ref: Leon Roberts

UFC Fight Night 34: Saffiedine vs. Lim
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

Odds: -350 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke
2:25 Round 3 of 3, 12:25 Total

Artiom Damkovsky

M-1 Challenge 44: Battle of Kulikovo
Main Card | Catchweight | 163 lbs

Weigh-In: 162.26 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
1:33 Round 1 of 3

Niko Puhakka
Ref: Vyacheslav Kiselev

M-1 Challenge 40: Battle in the Mountains 2
Main Card | Lightweight | 154 lbs

Weigh-In: 154.544 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke
3:45 Round 1 of 3

Leon Del Gaudio

M-1 Challenge 35: Emelianenko vs. Monson
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

Cancelled Bout Musa Khamanaev M-1 Challenge 35 2012.11.15
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Marat Gafurov
Ref: Yuji Shimada

M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Rizzo
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Marat Gafurov M-1 Challenge 32 2012.05.16
Win | Submission | Strikes

Luca Poclit

Romania Regional

Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:19 Round 2 of 3, 8:19 Total

Joshua Thorpe

M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Monson
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:01 Round 1 of 3

Josh Bacallao
Ref: John McCarthy

M-1 Challenge 26: Bennett vs. Garner
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

Odds: -320 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Yuri Ivlev

M-1 Global

Win | Submission | Choke

Ivica Truscek

Gladiator Championship Fighting

Loss | KO/TKO | Injury

Artiom Damkovsky

M-1 Global

Win | Submission | Choke

Sergey Adamchuk

M-1 Global

Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Julien Boussuge

M-1 Global

Win | Submission | Choke

Petr Cajnak

HC 5

Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Borys Mańkowski

M-1 Global

Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Markus Niskanen

CAGE MMA Finland

Win | Submission | Choke

Olivier Elizabeth

HC 4

Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Jarkko Latomaki

Botnia Punishment

Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Vener Galiev


Win | KO/TKO | Knee

David Rosmon

HC 3

Loss | Submission | Choke

Ivan Buchinger

HC 2

Win | Submission | Armlock

Maxim Usmaniev

FA 3


Oto Merlin


Win | KO/TKO

Jaroslav Poborsky


Win | Submission | Armlock

Vaclav Pribyl

CF 2


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