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The plan is to rebook the battle in the coming weeks, but no new date has been determined yet. 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-major event of UFC Vegas 22 that includes Gregor Gillespie and Brad Riddell has been canceled as a result of COVID-19 protocols.
Gillespie faced Vinc Pichel on June 1, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 131. Gillespie subsequent faced Andrew Holbrook on April 8, 2017 at UFC 210. He gained the struggle through knockout in the first spherical and was awarded a Performance of the Night bonus. Gillespie made his promotional debut towards Glaico Franca on September 24, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 95. Gillespie signed with the UFC after compiling an undefeated document of 7–zero on the regional scene in New Jersey.
Gregor Gillespie Vs Brad Riddell Scrapped From Ufc Vegas 22 Lineup Due To Covid
The win also earned Gillespie his first Fight of the Night bonus award. UFC officers didn’t announce any additional details in regards to the cancellation, but said the plan is to rebook the bout for the coming weeks. Ortega releases statement on Volkanovski’s withdrawal from UFC 260 Brian Ortega releases an announcement following his battle cancellation at UFC 260. If you’re keeping rating this is the fourth fight just this week to be pulled from Saturday’s lineup.
Although particulars weren’t launched pertaining to the character of the COVID protocol, it might be that one of many fighters themselves or their nook might have examined positive or started to indicate signs. After practically 18 months away from the octagon, the 34-yr-old was as a result of return on Saturday night time to Brad Riddell in the UFC Vegas 22 co-major occasion. After six wins within the lightweight division, with 5 finishes, Gillespie’s career gave the impression to be in one thing of a tailspin. and 540 days after their respective bout with the fighter. We will count on most fighters to begin their descent in some unspecified time in the future in their 40s and be far faraway from their peak by 60.