Lightweight prospect Mairbek Taisumov has agreed to a new five-fight deal with the UFC, the 26-year-old announced on Twitter Sunday.
Taisumov (23-5) has won three of his four UFC bouts, including back-to-back finishes vs. Anthony Christodoulou and Marcin Bandel. He also defeated Tae Hyun Bang, losing via decision to Michel Prazeres.
— Mairbek Taisumov (@MairbekTaisumov) February 8, 2015
Overall, Taisumov is 6-1 in his last seven since a split decision loss in 2012 to Marat Gafurov.