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Mairbek Taisumov

29-Year-Old     UFC     Lightweight     23-6-0

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Shoulder    EST. RETURN:  9/1/2017
Birthdate:  August 8, 1988     Height:   5'9    

May 25, 2017    Mairbek Taisumov News

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RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

Taisumov suffered a shoulder injury that caused his withdrawal from a lightweight fight against Joaquim Silva at UFC Fight Night 109 on May 28 in Stockholm, David Tees of reports.

Taisumov announced on his Facebook page that he sustained a shoulder injury and would not be able to fight his lightweight bout against Joaquim Silva. The Russian is 25-5 (5-1 UFC) but hasn't seen stepped into the cage since April 2016. He hopes to be back in action soon.

Mairbek Taisumov: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Taisumov defeated Alan Patrick by TKO at 1:30 of Round 2 at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Berlin.

Fantasy Analysis

Very nice. Taisumov suffered an eye poke in Round 1 and it was unclear if he could continue, but he toughed it out and put on a very impressive performance. The Chechen fighter is now 4-1 in the UFC, including wins over the talented Patrick and Tae Hyun Bang. The 26-year-old is an extremely fluid striker and he's another bright prospect who has joined the UFC recently from the Russian federation.