UFC 243: Brad Riddell talks fighting for Christchurch, says Mullarkey ‘made a mistake’ in calling him out

Ahead of his UFC 243 debut, Brad Riddell talks to Fight News Australia about his initial love for Muay Thai and why he transitioned to MMA, the support of the New Zeland public ahead of his UFC debut, being the first UFC fighter from Christchurch, says Jamie Mullarkey ‘has made a mistake’ in calling him out and much more.

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My earliest combat sports memory is watching David Tua knock people out with his left hook.  I am extremely passionate about combat sports in Australia and my home country of New Zealand and I endeavour to grow the profile of martial arts and its athletes in both countries. Persistent Brazilian jiu-jitsu battler.