UFC 242 Fight Card Update: Mairbek Taisumov vs Carlos Diego Ferreira

Mairbek Taisumov vs Carlos Diego Ferreira


Russian-Austrian Mairbek Taisumov will take on Carlos Diego Ferreira of Brazil at UFC 242 on September 7, 2019 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The fight was announced earlier today via the UFC’s official Twitter.

Both fighters aren’t currently ranked in the UFC’s Top 15.

Mairbek Taisumov is 30 years old. He has a professional record of 27 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws (7-1-0 UFC).

Mairbek Taisumov’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
September 15, 2018 UFC Fight Night 136 – Hunt vs. Oleynik Desmond Green Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
September 2, 2017 UFC Fight Night 115 – Volkov vs. Struve Felipe Silva Win KO (Punch), Round 1
April 10, 2016 UFC Fight Night 86 – Rothwell vs. Dos Santos Damir Hadzovic Win KO (Punch), Round 1
June 20, 2015 UFC Fight Night 69 – Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne Alan Patrick Silva Alves Win TKO (Head Kick and Punches), Round 2
January 24, 2015 UFC on Fox 14 – Gustafsson vs. Johnson Anthony Christodoulou Win KO (Punches), Round 2
October 4, 2014 UFC Fight Night 53 – Nelson vs. Story Marcin Bandel Win TKO (Punches), Round 1


Carlos Diego Ferreira, whose age is 34, holds a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws (6-2-0 UFC).

Carlos Diego Ferreira’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
February 23, 2019 UFC Fight Night 145 – Blachowicz vs. Santos Rustam Khabilov Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
December 8, 2018 UFC 231 – Holloway vs. Ortega Kyle Nelson Win TKO (Punches), Round 2
February 18, 2018 UFC Fight Night 126 – Cerrone vs. Medeiros Jared Gordon Win TKO (Punches), Round 1
January 30, 2016 UFC on Fox 18 – Johnson vs. Bader Olivier Aubin-Mercier Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
April 4, 2015 UFC Fight Night 63 – Mendes vs. Lamas Dustin Poirier Loss KO (Punches), Round 1
October 25, 2014 UFC 179 – Aldo vs. Mendes 2 Beneil Dariush Loss Decision (Unanimous), Round 3


The event will be headlined by a unification bout for the lightweight title between the current titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim champion Dustin Poirier.

The current UFC fight card is as follows:

Lightweight title fight
Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs Dustin Poirier
Belal Muhammad Vs Takashi Sato
Khalid Taha Vs Bruno Silva
Curtis Blaydes Vs Shamil Abdurakhimov
Teemu Packalen Vs Ottman Azaitar
Nordine Taleb Vs Muslim Salikhov
Islam Makhachev Vs Davi Ramos
Mairbek Taisumov Vs Carlos Diego Ferreira


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