UFC In Talks To Add Rafael Fiziev Vs Brad Riddell For December 4 Fight Night
It seems MMA fans will see another entertaining UFC Fight Night as a pair of lightweight strikers were reportedly added to the card.
Rafael Fiziev (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will go toe-to-toe with Brad Riddell (10-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) at UFC Fight Night on December 4, expected to be in Las Vegas. Only verbal agreements are in place as the UFC has yet to make an official announcement.
Fiziev, a Kyrgyzstan fighter, is on a four-fight winning streak.
After he suffered a loss in his debut fight in the UFC, he won four in a row. He earned his fight UFC bonus against Marc Diakiese, where he showed impressive Muay Thai skills.
After, that he defeated Renato Carneiro via KO and earned the second bonus. In August, he shared the octagon with Bobby Green and earned yet another fight bonus.
Riddell is undefeated in the UFC.
Just like his rival, he has won four fights in this promotion. He is training in Auckland, New Zealand, with current middleweight champion Israel Adesanya in City Kickboxing.
The last time Riddell fought was against Drew Dober at UFC 263 and defeated him via unanimous decision.
Both fighters are in the top 15 in the UFC’s lightweight rankings.
They are next to each other, and the winner of this battle will most likely enter in top 10. Riddell is in No. 12 while Fiziev trails at No. 13.