Mairbek Taisumov gears up for Ivlev at M-1 Challenge XXIII

Headed into M-1 Challenge XXIII on March 5th, Mairbek ‘Beckan’ Taisumov has his sites set on returning to the lightweight title spotlight but first has to dispose of the always dangerous Yuri Ivlev; a win puts Taisumov back in the sniff for the belt. Fans can catch the lightweights face-off, starting at 11:00am EST / … Read more

Victory is at the beckon call of Mairbek ‘Beckan’ Taisumov

At only 22 years of age, Mairbek “Beckan” Taisumov, an M-1 veteran out of the Chechen Republic in Russia, is a highly talented young lightweight currently training out of the Gladiator MMA Team. Born with the genetics that have given him phenomenal speed and athleticism, Taisumov is a former soccer player who has continually displayed … Read more