Matt Riddle Reveals Whether He Would Face Jake Paul In A Boxing Bout

Former WWE star Matt Riddle recently spoke about the possibility of facing YouTuber Jake Paul in a boxing bout.

YouTubers such as KSI, Logan Paul and his brother Jake Paul are trained boxers. There has been a buzz that ‘The Original Bro’ and Jake Paul could lock horns and it seems we can’t rule out that match.

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Riddle has immense experience in combat sports including Muay Thai and kickboxing. Riddle recently revealed that he would love to face Paul in a boxing bout. 

Matt Riddle comments on Jake Paul

Speaking with MuscleManMalcolm, Matt Riddle was asked if he would like to fight Jake Paul in a boxing match to which he replied that he would grab the opportunity. He made it clear that he would accept any fight for money. He said:

“I mean yeah, I’ll do anything for some money.”

He further added that he would prefer a mixed martial arts fight instead of a conventional boxing match. He said:

“But I prefer doing Mixed Martial Arts. Sp yeah, boxing whatever, kick boxing, whatever. I’ll fight anybody anytime.” 

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Before joining WWE, Riddle had a run with UFC when he debuted at UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter 7 in 2008. He remarkably combined Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, and kickboxing techniques in his fights. In 12 matches inside the octagon, Riddle won eight times.

Jake Paul is supposed to make his MMA debut in 2024 as a part of the PFL’s newly created Super Fight division. He is set to face former UFC star Nate Diaz. Last weekend, Paul also emerged victorious via TKO over Andre August in a boxing bout.

Meanwhile, Riddle parted ways with WWE back in September after embroiling in controversial matters. He has since teased the fans about a return to MMA. 

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Recently, reports emerged that ‘The Problem Child’ rejected an offer to face Riddle after being contacted by the latter’s camp. With Jake Paul making his MMA debut in 2024, the possibility of facing Matt Riddle remains in place.  

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