About Oleg Taktarov
August 26, 1967
|Place of Birth||:||Arzamas-16, USSR (Sarov, Russia)|
|Also Known As||:||Олег Тактаров, Oleg Nikolaevich Taktarov, Оле́г Никола́евич Такта́ров|
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Oleg Nikolaevich Taktarov (Russian: Оле́г Никола́евич Такта́ров; born August 26, 1967) is a retired Russian mixed martial artist and actor. He is a practitioner of Sambo and Judo and has competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Pride Fighting Championships. Taktarov was the UFC 6 tournament champion and holds notable wins over Marco Ruas and David "Tank" Abbott. Taktarov is known for being exceptionally calm during fights and for using a variety of rarely seen, acrobatic Sambo take-downs. All of Taktarov's losses were by knockout or decision, Taktarov was never submitted in an MMA fight. Description above from the Wikipedia article Oleg Taktarov, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.