Fighting style: Striker
Stance: Orthodox
Division: Lightweight
Height: 5' 7"
Reach: 71"
Leg reach: 38.00
Weight: 155 lbs.
Nationality: Christchurch, New Zealand
Out of: Auckland, New Zealand
Age: 29


Recent win streak: 8
Wins by KO: 5
Wins by decision: 5



Significant Strikes Attempted: 528
Significant Strikes Landed: 285


Takedowns Attempted: 19
Takedowns Landed: 1


Brad Riddell is a professional mixed martial artist from New Zealand. He currently competes in the featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Prior to joining UFC, Riddell competed for various promotions such as Powerplay MMA, Cage Warriors Fighting Championship and Venator FC.

Riddell was born on October 27, 1990 in Auckland, New Zealand. Growing up he was heavily interested in sports and athletics since his early youth days which included playing rugby union at school level. In 2012, he started training kickboxing and Muay Thai after being inspired by one of his friends who already trained the martial art form. His impressive performances during fights earned him invitations to various prestigious kickboxing tournaments around Europe such as Glory Kickboxing series where he went on to become a champion at 77kg weight class tournament held in 2016 in Spain.

In 2018 after multiple successful wins on both local and international stages, Riddell decided to take his career one step further by transitioning into mixed martial arts with an aim of competing under the UFC banner one day. His debut fight took place under Powerplay MMA promotion where he won against his opponent via submission within first round itself displaying remarkable grappling skills along with crisp striking combinations that led him towards victory lane eventually leaving no doubt among fans and pundits alike about what kind of potential this guy had hidden inside his hands ready to be unleashed onto bigger platforms like UFC soon enough.

Riddell made it big when he signed contract with UFC late 2019 making a name for himself as one of the most promising fighters from Down Under region which also earned him title โ€œThe Honey Badgerโ€ due to ferocious fighting style along with never-die spirit inside octagon cage regardless whatever situation arises during fight time itself putting out top notch performances every single time whenever walking out towards octagon cage even during pressure situations such as having short notice fights against tough opponents or facing premier opponents head-on without any hesitation whatsoever while always maintaining focus on winning goal shown throughout entire match duration before claiming final victory lap finally only adding more value into overall legacy every single time whenever walking out there onto center stage lights brightening up stadium area full house crowd cheering loudly prior each fight night showcasing pure confidence whenever stepping into ring all pumped up ready put absolute best effort each match until very end no matter what happens beforehand or afterwards regardless circumstances or conditions maybe rest assured that Brad Riddell will bring something fresh new awesomely entertaining experience watching live fights until either corner throws towel signifying end bout entirely just another unique fighter taken straight out Kiwi nation proudly standing its ground amongst other nations respective world stages same goes for Octagon too!

Fight History

Renato Moicano
Brad Riddell: Defeated
by Submission in Round 1 @ 3:20
Sat. Nov 12, 2022
UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira
Jalin Turner
Brad Riddell: Defeated
by Submission in Round 1 @ 0:45
Sat. Jul 02, 2022
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier
Rafael Fiziev
Brad Riddell: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 2:20
Sat. Dec 04, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Aldo
Drew Dober
Brad Riddell: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jun 12, 2021
UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2
Gregor Gillespie
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Mar 20, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Holland
Alex Da Silva
Brad Riddell: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Sep 26, 2020
UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa
Magomed Mustafaev
Brad Riddell: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 22, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Hooker
Jamie Mullarkey
Brad Riddell: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 05, 2019
UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya


What Is Brad Riddell's Record?
Brad Riddell's record in the UFC stands at 10 wins and 4 losses with no draws.

Who Will Brad Riddell Fight Next?
As a UFC journalist, I currently don't have information on who Brad Riddell will fight next.

Who Is Brad Riddell At DePaul?
Brad Riddell is an Associate Professor in DePaul's School of Cinematic Arts, who joined in 2012 after previously teaching screenwriting at USC and SUNY Oswego.

What Is Brad Riddell's Profile On Tapology?
Brad Riddell, also known as "Quake", has an MMA Fighter Page on Tapology.

Who Is Brad Riddell On Sherdog?
Brad Riddell, also known as "Quake", is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter whose stats, pictures, news, videos, and biography are featured on Sherdog.

Who Won The Fight Between Brad Riddell And Yi Long?
Brad Riddell won the fight against Yi Long by unanimous decision on December 1, 2021.

Who Won The Fight Between Brad Riddell And Rafael Fiziev?
Rafael Fiziev won the fight against Brad Riddell by a knockout using a spinning wheel kick.

"Is There An Obituary Available For Brad Riddell?"
Yes, there is an obituary available for Brad Riddell, as published in the 2021 edition of the Toronto Star, Richmond Hill, ON section.

What Is Brad Riddell's Instagram Handle?
Brad Riddell's Instagram handle is @bradriddell.