Mairbek Taisumov Announces Matchup with Desmond Green at UFC Fight Night Moscow
By: Tristen Critchfield Jul 29, 2018
Taisumov will look to build upon a five-bout winning streak in
the Octagon when he faces Desmond
Green at UFC Fight Night Moscow on Sept. 15.
Taisumov revealed the lightweight booking via social media on
UFC Fight Night 136 takes place in Moscow and is headlined by a
heavyweight bout between Alexey
Oleynik and Mark Hunt. The
card will stream in its entirety on UFC Fight Pass.
Taisumov was supposed to face Evan Dunham
at UFC 223 but had to withdraw from the matchup due to visa issues.
The Chechen fighter has finished all of his last five opponents by
knockout or technical knockout. Most recently, he stopped Felipe
Silva via KO in 84 seconds at UFC Fight Night 115 on Sept. 2.
Taisumov owns a 26-5 career mark.
Green, meanwhile, halted a two-fight skid with a decision win
Tibau at UFC Fight Night 131 on June 1. “The Predator” is 2-2
in the UFC and 21-7 as a professional overall.