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Remembering Ex UFC Champ Oleg Taktarov.

Oleg Taktarov is a Russian actor and retired mixed martial artist who competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Pride Fighting Championships. He won the UFC 6 tournament in 1995, defeating three opponents by submission in one night. He was a practitioner of Sambo and Judo, and also trained in jujutsu. He holds notable wins over Marco Ruas, Tank Abbott, Mark Kerr, and Anthony Macias. He retired from MMA in 2008, after winning his last fight against Mark Kerr by submission. He has since appeared in several movies and TV shows, such as Predators, We Own the Night, and NCIS: Los Angeles.


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