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  1. UFC veteran Matt Riddle gets WWE tryoutRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | BloodyElbow

    In November of last year, former UFC welterweight Matt Riddle announced that he plans on making the transition from professional fighting to professional wrestling. Three months later, a video surfaced that showed him making his in-ring debut as a wrestler at a smaller local show.

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  2. Former UFC Fighter Trying Out for WWERead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Daily DDT

    In a report from Wrestling Inc , former UFC fighter Matt Riddle is having a tryout with WWE next month in Orlando. Over the past few months, we have seen many reports on UFC fighters possibly going to WWE.

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  3. Video: Tim Elliott Loses Decision, But Wins Highlight Of UFC Fight Night 60 With SlamRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... n him his spot on UFC's roster come Monday. If UFC brass do opt to give Elliott the pink slip, maybe he can join Matt Riddle in his quest to be a professional wrestler.

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  4. Video: UFC Veteran Matt Riddle Hits 'Deep Waters' In Professional Wrestling DebutRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | MMA Mania

    Most everyone thought The Ultimate Fighter and UFC veteran Matt Riddle was smoking a bit too much ganja when he announced last November he was retiring from MMA in order to pursue his "dreams" in professional wrestling. Well who is laughing now?! "Deep Waters" made his debut last week, and it seems he was at least comfortable inside the squared circle.

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  5. Video: UFC veteran Matt Riddle makes Pro Wrestling debutRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    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.

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  6. Matt Riddle: 'I would like to fight CM Punk and Dana White at the same time in a handicap match'Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    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.

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  7. Jon Jones is proof UFC's Code of Conduct policy doesn't apply to needle moversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... UFC has fined, suspended and fired fighters for offenses much less egregious than what Jones did. For example, Matt Riddle was dropped from the UFC after marijuana metabolites were found in his system following his UFC on Fuel 7 fight two years back ...

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  8. Nevada Athletic Commission calls Jon Jones' drug test failure an 'administrative oversight'Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    ... substance that is not considered banned "out of competition." Some have compared this situation to the likes of Matt Riddle , Nick Diaz , Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and many others who failed post-fight drug tests for marijuana, another recreational ...

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  9. If you're looking for a way to describe Jon Jones, mums the wordRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    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 , 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.

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  10. MMA Twitter round-up: Fighters react to Jon Jones' positive test for cocaineRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... for Jones. Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Eddie Wineland called for Jones to be punished, while Matt Riddle angrily tweeted at Dana White and the UFC for releasing him after he twice tested positive for marijuana. Here's a quick round-up ...

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  11. Ben Askren on UFC 182: All Jon Jones really wants is the love of the fans -- but he'll never get itRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | MMA Mania

    Ben Askren decided to poke fun at Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Jon Jones a few days prior to his much-anticipated title defense against Daniel Cormier, which went down this past weekend at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada. "Funky" sent out this tweet to Jones and Cormier, one that included this photograph of "Bones" placing third in a state tournament behind former UFC fighter Matt Riddle.

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  12. Matt Riddle working his way to 240 lbs, now that he's stopped smoking 'The Devil's Lettuce'Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    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.

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  13. Jon Jones responds to Ben Askren's tweet: You're the king of JV leagueRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    Several days ago, One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren took it upon himself to poke fun at UFC champion Jon Jones at the expense of veteran Matt Riddle . While Jones is clearly occupied with the task of defending his 205-pound title and overcoming undefeated Olympian Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, the champ had time to offer a response to the former Bellator fighter.

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  14. Jon Jones' response to Ben Askren: 'Bro, you're the king of the JV league'Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is the latest to respond to one of the undefeated OneFC welterweight titleholder's caustic tweets. On December 29, Askren tweeted a picture of Jon Jones placing third on the medal stand at the New York state high school wrestling meet, which was won by former UFC competitor Matt Riddle .

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  15. Ben Askren taunts Jon Jones on twitter for placing third behind Matt Riddle in state tournamentRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    ... taunted Jones by posting a photograph on him placing third in a state tournament behind former UFC fighter Matt Riddle . Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones ...

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  16. Former UFC fighter Matt Riddle training to become a WWE superstarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Classic Game Room presents a CGRundertow review of Fire Pro Wrestling Returns from Spike and Agetec for the PlayStation 2. Fire Pro Wrestling Returns is deliberately old school in appearance. The game uses simple 2D graphics, but it works extremely... According to a Nov. 3 report from TMZ, former UFC star, Matt Riddle , is training to become a pro wrestler.

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  17. 'Ripped' UFC and TUF veteran bails on MMA career, seeks fresh start in professional wrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | MMA Mania

    The Ultimate Fighter 7 jokester turned hot-and-cold Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight veteran, Matt Riddle, is saying goodbye to the mixed martial arts industry . Professional wrestling, on the other hand, is right up his alley.

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  18. Matt Riddle to test the water in pro-wrestling: 'I could make money doing that'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    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.

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  19. Former UFC fighter Matt Riddle thinks pro wrestling might be his 'shot to make it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    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.

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  20. Tickets to fighting championship on sale FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... Ricci, Bobby Voelker, Jorge Gurgel, Gerald Harris, Jens Pulver, Bobby Lashley, Dennis Hallman, Jay Hieron and Matt Riddle, according to a press release. Aiken Standard is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. Some of ...

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