With upper comers on a road to top rankings sooner or later, we will see a bright future for the winner of Brad Riddell vs Rafael Fiziev fight, which has been scheduled for UFC’s fight night held on December 4, 2021, and headlined by a bantamweight clash between Jose Aldo and Rob Font. The fight will be a lightweight division match-up.
Riddell, a City Kickboxing prospect, is on a 7-fight winning streak with 4 of them wins coming in the UFC. Fiziev, a Tiger Muay Thai fighter, is on a 4-fight winning streak too. As of now, Riddell’s current UFC ranking is #12 whereas Fiziev is at #14. There won’t be much improved once the fight happens but one could expect the winner’s next bout to be against a top 10 lightweight.
Both the fighters are coming from well-known training centers as well. Riddell’s City Kickboxing has UFC’s Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and top lightweight Dan Hooker. Fiziev’s Tiger Muay Thai is home to the UFC’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko. Both the fighters of the December 4 card are well versed in striking and expect it to be a banger of a fight and a chess match of counters and setups.
More about UFC Fight Night 199 starring Brad Riddell and Rafael Fiziev
The UFC Fight Night 199, also called UFC on ESPN 31, takes place on December 4, 2021, at the Apex, Nevada, Las Vegas, USA. The fight is headlined by upper-coming title prospect Rob Font and featherweight legend Jose Aldo. This fight can be considered to be another competitive striking match-up with both the fighters coming off impressive striking performances. Other fights include UFC veteran Matt Browne coming against welterweight contender Bryan Barberana, and light heavyweight prospects Jimmy Crute and Jamahal Hill clashing to get back on the winning track.