Gregor Gillespie Vs Brad Riddell Added To Ufc Event On March 20
The plan is to rebook the struggle within the coming weeks, however no new date has been decided but. A UFC official forwarded a brand 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-primary event 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 8, 2017 at UFC 210. He received the struggle by way of knockout in the first round and was awarded a Performance of the Night bonus. Gillespie made his promotional debut in opposition to Glaico Franca on September 24, 2016 at UFC Fight Night ninety five. Gillespie signed with the UFC after compiling an undefeated report of 7–zero on the regional scene in New Jersey.
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The win additionally earned Gillespie his first Fight of the Night bonus award. UFC officers didn’t announce any additional particulars about the cancellation, but mentioned the plan is to rebook the bout for the approaching weeks. Ortega releases assertion on Volkanovski’s withdrawal from UFC 260 Brian Ortega releases a press release following his battle cancellation at UFC 260. If you’re preserving score that is the fourth battle just this week to be pulled from Saturday’s lineup.
Johnny Eduardo vs. Anthony Birchak was cancelled as a result of visa issues for Eduardo, Julija Stoliarenko’s fainting on the weigh-ins prompted the Julia Avila fight to be known as off, and now we have Gillespie vs. Riddell gone. We also misplaced Tai Tuivasa vs. Don’Tale Mayes however no less than Harry Hunsucker was able to replace Mayes on short discover. Meanwhile, Brad Riddell (9-1 MMA) hoped to increase his current win streak to seven in a row with a win over Gillespie this evening at UFC Vegas 22. ‘Quake’ had earned a unanimous choice victory over Alex da Silva Coelho in his most recent effort this past September. Unfortunately for struggle fans 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 pink-scorching Kevin Holland, who went 5-0 in 2020.