Gregor Gillespie vs. Brad Riddell set for UFC Fight Night event March 20

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Gregor Gillespie has a return date for his next UFC bout.

The lightweight contender will take on Brad Riddell at a UFC Fight Night card March 20 in Las Vegas. The news was confirmed by MMA Junkie with people with knowledge of the booking following a report from Christopher Reive on Friday

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Gillespie (13-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) hasn’t competed since suffering his first professional defeat back at UFC 244 in November 2019. He lost to Kevin Lee via first-round knockout. Gillespie currently sits at No. 15 in the UFC’s official lightweight rankings.

New Zealand’s Riddell is looking to continue to build on his six-fight winning streak. The City Kickboxing product last fought at UFC 253 in September and outpointed Alex da Silva Coelho.

With the addition, the March 20 lineup now includes:

  • Derek Brunson vs. Kevin Holland

  • Cheyanne Buys vs. Kay Hansen

  • Julia Avila vs. Julija Stoliarenko

  • Max Griffin vs. Song Kenan

  • Gustavo Lopez vs. Adrian Yanez

  • Dricus Du Plessis vs. Trevin Giles

  • Paul Craig vs. Jamahal Hill

  • Don’Tale Mayes vs. Tai Tuivasa

  • Grant Dawson vs. Leonardo Santos

  • JP Buys vs. Bruno Silva

  • Anthony Birchak vs. Johnny Eduardo

  • Gregor Gillespie vs. Brad Riddellc