Riddell is three-0 since joining the UFC and is on a six-struggle successful streak total. He defeated Alex da Silva Coelho by unanimous decision at UFC 253 in September for his most recent win. The UFC introduced Saturday’s scheduled lightweight battle between Gregor Gillespie and Brad Riddell has been postponed due to COVID-19 protocols. Learn more about Brad Riddell’s UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below. Following his Fight of the Night debut, Brad Riddell is eager to make his stamp on the light-weight division. Riddell dubbed himself “Quake” in homage to his home city of Christchurch, which was devastated by an earthquake in 2011.
As for Riddell, the City Kickboxing light-weight was on the lookout for a signature win to add to his rising resume after going undefeated in his first three fights with the UFC. The co-main event at UFC Vegas 22 has been scrapped as Gregor Gillespie and Brad Riddell have been pulled from the cardboard just hours earlier than the show was scheduled to start. I began after I was 17 in Muay Thai and kickboxing, then slowly made my approach to MMA through the years. We will count on most fighters to start out their descent sooner or later of their 40s and be far removed from their peak by 60. With this computation, we count on fighters to hit their respective “peak” in the years that your typical grownup “peaks” in life, somewhere between 25 and 40.
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Before the Lee knockout, folks were speaking about Gillespie as a future title contender as his skill set was a nightmare for anyone. He is among the greatest wrestlers in the division who puts on a loopy tempo and once he gets the struggle to the bottom, he hunts a finish like a savage. is an especially adorned wrestler and makes use of his wrestling extensively during his fights.
His 2.14 significant strikes absorbed speaks volumes of his capacity to nullify a fighter’s base. Gregor Gillespie made his UFC debut in September 2016 with a win over Glaico Franca. However, in November 2019, ‘The Gift’ succumbed to his first professional MMA loss in opposition to Kevin Lee. ‘The Gift’ is at present ranked 15th in the light-weight division, whereas Riddell is unranked. Gillespie will look to bounce again from a devastating loss towards Kevin Lee; Riddell will purpose to build on a six-fight win streak. UFC on ESPN 21 has misplaced its co-main occasion between Gregor Gillespie and Brad Riddell.
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Gillespie was returning to action after suffering the first loss of his profession; the previous NCAA National Champion wrestler fell to Kevin Lee by knockout in 2019. Israel Adesanya, Jan Blachowicz go away UFC 253 as champions on Saturday within the United Arab Emirates. Devonte Smith will lock horns with Alex da Silva Coelho at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Feb. 6.