Talk about living up to your nickname ...
UFC superstar Ryan "Darth" Bader (get it?) says he'd kick the living snot out of a Jedi in a street fight ... and he's even got a strategy to do it.
The clip is pretty funny ... especially since "Darth" says he's not even a real 'Star Wars' fan -- he just liked the nickname better than the other option, "Master" (get it?).
Bader fights Rumble Johnson at UFC Fight Night in January ... the force is strong with those two.