Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-12-04, pretty good finish but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma fight Rafael Fiziev vs Brad Riddell gets two (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Riddell vs Fiziev is on the undercard of Rob Font vs Jose Aldo – UFC Vegas 44 (also known as UFC on ESPN 31). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Rafael Fiziev record
Rafael Fiziev entered this fight with a mma record of 10-1-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 lightweight in the world.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Magomed Mustafaev in 2019, after this match he has won over Alex White, Marc Diakiese, Renato Moicano (Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Rafael Fiziev) and Bobby Green (Rafael Fiziev vs Bobby Green).
Brad Riddell record
His opponent, Brad Riddell, has an official record of 10-1-0 (50% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.22 in the lightweight division.
He was defeated by Abel Brites in 2018 but since then he has won seven consecutive bouts beating Magomed Mustafaev, Alex da Silva Coelho and Drew Dober in his last three.
Fiziev’s next fight: Rafael dos Anjos vs Rafael Fiziev
UFC Vegas 44 info
Event: UFC on ESPN 31: Font vs. Aldo
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Vegas 44 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 44 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN)
Rob Font vs Jose Aldo
Rafael Fiziev vs Brad Riddell
Jimmy Crute vs Jamahal Hill
Clay Guida vs Leonardo Santos
Brendan Allen vs Chris Curtis
Alex Morono vs Mickey Gall
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Maki Pitolo vs Dusko Todorovic
Manel Kape vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov
Bryan Barberena vs Darian Weeks
Jake Matthews vs Jeremiah Wells
Cheyanne Buys vs Mallory Martin
Alonzo Menifield vs William Knight
Claudio Puelles vs Chris Gruetzemacher
Louis Smolka vs Vince Morales
Fiziev vs Riddell full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Rafael Fiziev vs Brad Riddell as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Fiziev vs Riddell result
Rafael Fiziev defeated Brad Riddell via TKO (spinning wheel kick) at 2:20, round 3.
Fiziev vs Riddell post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Brad Riddell vs Rafael Fiziev post-fight octagon interview.