Gregor Gillespie Vs Brad Riddell Added To Ufc Event On March 20
The plan is to rebook the battle in the coming weeks, but no new date has been determined but. A UFC official forwarded a new bout order to MMA Fighting that indicated the event’s new co-headliner is a welterweight bout, Max Griffin vs. Kenan Song. The co-main occasion of UFC Vegas 22 featuring Gregor Gillespie and Brad Riddell has been canceled because of COVID-19 protocols.
Gillespie faced Vinc Pichel on June 1, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 131. Gillespie next confronted Andrew Holbrook on April eight, 2017 at UFC 210. He won the fight through knockout within the first spherical and was awarded a Performance of the Night bonus. Gillespie made his promotional debut against Glaico Franca on September 24, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 95. Gillespie signed with the UFC after compiling an undefeated report of 7–0 on the regional scene in New Jersey.
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The UFC’s March 20 occasion might be headlined by a middleweight matchup between Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Gillespie will face Brad Riddell on the UFC’s event on March 20. Gillespie was returning to action after suffering the primary loss of his career; the former NCAA National Champion wrestler fell to Kevin Lee by knockout in 2019. Riddell is three-zero since becoming a member of the UFC and is on a six-battle profitable streak total. He defeated Alex da Silva Coelho by unanimous choice at UFC 253 in September for his most recent win. The plan proper now could be to re-book the Riddell struggle within the coming weeks, which means Gillespie faces a further wait to expel these demons.
Johnny Eduardo vs. Anthony Birchak was cancelled because of visa issues for Eduardo, Julija Stoliarenko’s fainting at the weigh-ins prompted the Julia Avila fight to be referred to as off, and now we’ve Gillespie vs. Riddell gone. We additionally lost Tai Tuivasa vs. Don’Tale Mayes however a minimum of Harry Hunsucker was able to exchange Mayes on short discover. Meanwhile, Brad Riddell (9-1 MMA) was hoping to increase his current win streak to seven in a row with a win over Gillespie this night at UFC Vegas 22. ‘Quake’ had earned a unanimous decision victory over Alex da Silva Coelho in his most up-to-date effort this previous September. Unfortunately for struggle followers Gregor Gillespie will no longer be throwing down with Brad Riddell this night. UFC Fight Night is headlined by a middleweight contender bout between Derek Brunson and the red-sizzling Kevin Holland, who went 5-zero in 2020.