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  • 19 days ago
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Matt Riddle has officially made the move to pro wrestling. Watch his debut. Former WWE superstar CM Punk has moved to the UFC, and now Matt Riddle is looking to do the opposite. He has been working towards a career in professional wrestling for months, and this past weekend the Ultimate Fighter alum has finally made his debut. Watch highlights from the clip above. Related: Matt Riddle: 'I would like to fight CM Punk and Dana White at the same time in a handicap match' The former UFC welterweight read news >>

  • a month ago
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Remember the times when you got fired from the UFC for taking drugs before a fight? Matt Riddle certainly does. After being kicked out for smoking Marijuana, the former TUF alumni and UFC competitor now pursues a career in pro-wrestling, but couldn't bite back a few harsh comments on his former employer. After two positive Marijuana-related drug tests, Matthew Riddle got released by the UFC in 2013. But not only did they cut Riddle, president Dana White put the boot in and called his former empl read news >>

  • a month ago
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The name Matt Riddle continues to be more apt than anyone would like it to be. For instance, Riddle was released from the UFC after some "kind bud" snuck into his system (what else is there to do while playing video games?), while Jon Jones went a little Rick James there for a minute with the coke and has become a source of Tuesday pride for the UFC, the NAC and all the C’s thereafter. As of today, Jones is in rehab. Riddle is in pro wrestling. Riddle is riddling; Jones is jonesing. They each kn read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Matt Riddle looks like he's on his way to that pro-wrestling build as he's putting on heavyweight muscle. UFC welterweight turned pro-wrestling heavyweight? That appears to be the case with the announcement that Matt Riddle is working his way toward 240 lbs. The former Zuffa fighter and TUF contestant announced that he was working toward a career as a pro wrestler back in November and it looks like the first step in that process is adding some serious bulk... That and getting off the marijuana o read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ben Askren wanted to insult UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, but in the process, he apparently ruffled the feathers of former UFC fighter Matt Riddle.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren added fuel to the fire between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier on twitter. Days away from the highly anticipated UFC 182 clash between light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, the two competitors have cut down on the trash talking and begun the final stage of mental preparation for the enthralling encounter. However, that has not stopped fighters like Ben Askren from interfering on twitter to add fuel to the fire between the two dominant compe read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former UFC champ and PRIDE legend Mauricio Rua suffered his second consecutive knockout loss, this time in just 34 seconds. It’s easy to say he shouldn’t keep doing this to himself, but harder to say what he should replace it with.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC (...) read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former UFC fighter Matt Riddle has shown a recent interest in trying his hand at pro-wrestling. Here’s why: After over a year-and-a-half away form the UFC"s octagon, former welterweight competitor Matt Riddle is interested in making the transition over from sports to entertainment by trying his luck at pro-wrestling in the WWE. Riddle, an experienced amateur wrestler from East Stroudsburg University, revealed that he considered the idea once he signed up for the WWE Network several months ago. H read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Halloween night means parties or trick-or-treating for most 28-year-old couples with three kids. For former UFC fighter Matt Riddle, and his wife Lisa, they are less than two weeks into a new direction in life - trying to become pro wrestlers.Riddle fought 12 fights in UFC between 2008 and 2013, after coming in through the Ultimate Fighter reality show with zero fighting experience. He was a New York high school state champion at Saratoga Springs High School in 2004, then wrestled for two years read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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UFC vet Matthew Riddle has been forced out with an injury and 40-year-old veteran Brazilian Jose Landi-Jons will step in to meet Ben Saunders for Titan’s vacant welterweight title later this month.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The Titan FC 29 main card airs on CBS Sports Network at 10 p.m. ET following live "Prelims" online at CBSSports.com. Exiled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Matt Riddle, who joined Titan Fighting Championship (Titan FC) earlier this year, has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming 170-pound title fight due to injury, according to a report from MMA Fighting, and will be replaced by Jose Landi-Jon. Opposing him in the Titan FC 29 main event, which takes place on Aug. 22, 2014 i read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Titan Fighting Championship lost half of its main event, but it had a backup plan. Matt Riddle, who submitted fellow UFC veteran Michael Kuiper in his promotional debut in February, was set to return to the welterweight division in a five-round battle with Ben Saunders for the vacant title, but is now out of the card with an injury. Longtime MMA veteran Jose Landi-Jons, who was expected to face Riddle in the past at Titan FC, replaces "Deep Waters" against Saunders on Aug. 22 in Fayetteville, NC read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The lineup for next month’s “Titan FC 29: Riddle vs. Saunders” continues to fill, and the company recently announced the addition of three new contests.Filed under: News read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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UFC veterans Ben Saunders and Matt Riddle are both set to face off for the vacant Titan FC welterweight belt. Check out what 'Killa B' had to say about the opportunity. As announced by Titan FC officials, Ben Saunders and Matt Riddle are set to clash for the vacant welterweight title on August 22. Although he technically won his last four fights with Zuffa, Riddle was released after testing positive for Marijuana, and has continued his streak by defeating fellow UFC veteran Michael Kuiper at Tit read news >>

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