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Kiwi UFC fighter Brad Riddell has had his UFC Vegas 22 bout towards Gregor Gillespie referred to as off because of Covid-19 protocols. “I’m now centered on helping my teammates prepare for their fights on March twenty seventh and then returning to New Zealand as soon as possible. UFC officials introduced on Saturday that the fight was pulled because of COVID-19 protocols.
A fighter’s rank state is assigned primarily based on the state that the fighter most incessantly fought in professionally, throughout the past three years. Riddell is an distinctive fighter, but we expect the ‘pre Lee’ Gillespie to show up with a chip on his shoulder desperate to make up for that highlight reel knockout. Riddell is one of the most polished strikers in the division with a strong kickboxing background and he is solely getting better training with the likes of Israel Adesanya and Alex Volkanovski. That said, this will rely upon how Gillespie turns up mentally. Gregor Gillespie (thirteen-1) ghosted on all of us after his final battle. He a lot prefers taking himself off in his fishing boat to interacting on social media, however he went firmly off the radar after suffering a breath-taking knockout courtesy of Kevin Lee.
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Before the Lee knockout, people had been talking about Gillespie as a future title contender as his skill set was a nightmare for anybody. He is among the finest wrestlers within the division who places on a loopy tempo and as soon as he will get the struggle to the ground, he hunts a finish like a savage. is a particularly decorated wrestler and makes use of his wrestling extensively throughout his fights.
His 2.14 significant strikes absorbed speaks volumes of his capability 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 skilled MMA loss against Kevin Lee. ‘The Gift’ is presently ranked fifteenth within the light-weight division, whereas Riddell is unranked. Gillespie will look to bounce again from a devastating loss in opposition to Kevin Lee; Riddell will goal to build on a six-fight win streak. UFC on ESPN 21 has misplaced its co-primary occasion between Gregor Gillespie and Brad Riddell.
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The co-primary occasion at UFC Vegas 22 will see an exciting light-weight conflict between Gregor Gillespie and Brad Riddell. The light-weight division is in limbo right now with an inactive champion. Hence, a win for both fighter will be an excellent opportunity to make a statement. ‘Quake’ netted a number of kickboxing championships round New Zealand throughout his rise by way of the regional scene.