The UFC has announced that Mairbek Taisumov (21-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will meet UFC rookie Marcin Bandel (13-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 53.
Mairbek Taisumov is 1-1 in the UFC, he made his UFC debut against Tae Hyun Bang and won by decision at UFC Fight Night – Saffiedine vs. Lim on Jan / 04 / 2014. However, he lost in his next fight against Michel Richard Cunha dos Prazeres by decision at UFC Fight Night – Shogun vs. Henderson 2 on Mar / 23 / 2014.
The event takes place at Oct. 4 at Ericsson Globe in the Swedish capital. The event is expected to stream on UFC Fight Pass. As of now, there is no headline fight that has been announced by the promotion.
Here is how the rest of the card looks like:
Nico Musoke vs. Amir Sadollah
Niklas Backstrom vs. Mike Wilkinson
Ernest Chavez vs. Zubaira Tukhugov
Dennis Siver vs. Robert Whiteford
Mairbek Taisumov Vs. Marcin Bandel