UFC lightweight contender Rafael Fiziev joins The AllStar’s John Hyon Ko ahead of his co-main event clash with Brad Riddell on Dec.4 at UFC Vegas 44. “Ataman” talks Riddell matchup, cardio issues, lessons learned from first MMA loss in UFC debut, visiting Mecca, third training camp at Sanford MMA, and more.
Fiziev on facing Riddell:
“It’s a good fight. We’re on the rankings, we’re close and why not. I understand it. Yes of course he’s my friend but I understand now this is just business. We’re friends outside and he’s still my friend in the cage but we need to make money. I help him make money, he help me make money. We just go and make money.”
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Rafael “Ataman” Fiziev is a 28 year old male fighter from Kyrgyzstan with 10 pro wins and 1 loss. Fiziev is scheduled to fight Brad Riddell at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Aldo on Saturday December 4, 2021.
Fiziev’s recent form coming into this matchup
Rafael Fiziev has gone 4-1 in the last 5 professional MMA fights.
- Win vs Bobby Green • Decision R3 5:00 • 2021-08-07
- Win vs Renato Moicano • KO/TKO R1 4:05 • 2020-12-12
- Win vs Marc Diakiese • Decision R3 5:00 • 2020-07-18
- Win vs Alex White • Decision R3 5:00 • 2019-10-26
- Loss vs Magomed Mustafaev • KO/TKO R1 1:26 • 2019-04-20
Rafael Fiziev’s next opponent: Brad “Quake” Riddell
Brad “Quake” Riddell’s recent form coming into this matchup
Brad “Quake” Riddell is a 30 year old male fighter from New Zealand with 10 pro wins and 1 loss. Riddell is scheduled to fight Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Aldo on Saturday December 4, 2021.
Brad Riddell has gone 5-0 in the last 5 professional MMA fights.
- Win vs Drew Dober • Decision R3 5:00 • 2021-06-12
- Win vs Alex da Silva • Decision R3 5:00 • 2020-09-26
- Win vs Magomed Mustafaev • Decision R3 5:00 • 2020-02-22
- Win vs Jamie Mullarkey • Decision R3 5:00 • 2019-10-05
- Win vs Mikey Vaotuua • Decision R5 5:00 • 2019-07-12
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