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Matt Riddle Says Gillberg Is 10x The Man Goldberg Is

Last night on WWE RAW, Gillberg made an appearance on John Morrison and the Miz's "Dirt Sheet" interview segment. Since debuting as the character in 1998, Gillberg has been WWE's satirical gimmick of Bill Goldberg. Matt Riddle has publicly called out Goldberg on numerous occasions. After RAW last night,...

Matt Riddle & Seth Rollins Have Squashed Their Beef

There have been rumors about past backstage heat between Seth Rollins and Matt Riddle since November 2019.  The rumors about their issues go back to when Riddle’s wife made body shaming comments directed towards Becky Lynch, who is the fiance and mother of Rollins’ child, in a now-deleted Instagram post.  Rollins...

Matt Riddle Signs New Multi-Year WWE Contract

Matt Riddle will be a WWE Superstar for several more years. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter recently reported that Matt Riddle's WWE contract was set to expire in August 2021. WWE has been courting Riddle in hopes of locking him in longterm. Dave Meltzer, wrote, "It’s said he’s pretty much agreed...

Possible Title Match For Royal Rumble

There was speculation about a United States Championship match between the current champion Bobby Lashley and Matt Riddle taking place at the TLC PPV but this bout has not been announced. Now the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter has provided some update on the plans for the title and it claims...

Ryback Talks Matt Riddle’s ‘New’ WWE Name Being a Positive Move

Former WWE Superstar Ryback recently discussed Matt Riddle and his new 'name' in WWE. It was recently confirmed that the former UFC star will now just be going under the name 'Riddle.' This move was reportedly made as Vince McMahon was concerned about Riddle's past allegations of sexual abuse...

Matt Riddle Spoke To Vince McMahon About Heat With Certain People In WWE

Matt Riddle was recently called up to the main roster after a successful run in NXT that included a tag title reign with Timothy Thatcher. Riddle has a reputation for being a polarizing figure behind the scenes in WWE. He rubs some people the wrong way. Brock Lesnar and Goldberg...

Booker T On If Matt Riddle Fits WWE’s Championship ‘Protocol,’ Riddle Responds

Matt Riddle has responded to Booker T's comments stating how "The Original Bro" shouldn't be wrestling in his bare feet. During a recent episode of Booker T's podcast, The Hall of Fame, he suggested how Riddle is doing himself a disservice by not wearing wrestling boots. According to Booker T,...

Leaked Email Provides Insight On Matt Riddle, WWE & Candy Cartwright Legal Issues

Matt Riddle's legal team recently stated they plan on filing a civil suit against a person who accused him of sexual misconduct during the #SpeakingOut movement. Also recently, Candy Cartwright's (wrestling name of Matt Riddle's accuser) legal team announced they were filing suit against WWE, Matt Riddle, and EVOLVE...

WWE Responds To Reports Of New Lawsuit From Matt Riddle Accuser

Reports came out earlier today that Samantha Tavel, a.k.a. Candy Cartwright has filed a civil lawsuit against Matt Riddle, WWE, and former Evolve owner Gabe Sapolsky. The news was first reported by the Chicago Sun Times and court documents that have surfaced online suggest that Tavel is seeking $10 million...

Spoiler For Matt Riddle vs AJ Styles Match on WWE SmackDown

New SmackDown Superstar Matt Riddle will be challenging Intercontinental Champion AJ Styles tonight on the broadcast. Riddle made his 'main roster' debut just a few short weeks ago, defeating AJ Styles in a non-title match. In a spoiler for tonight's match, AJ Styles will not be dropping the title...

Matt Riddle Recalls Wearing Flip Flops During First Meeting With Vince McMahon

Matt Riddle has reflected on his first meeting with his new boss.  The newest addition to the SmackDown roster did so when he was a guest on the Ariel Helwani MMA Show recently. During the chat, he discussed his position on not wearing boots or anything for that matter while...

Matt Riddle Makes In-Ring WWE SmackDown Debut

After weeks of hype, Matt Riddle has made his in-ring debut on the main roster.  The former NXT star did so during Friday’s episode of SmackDown on FOX when he interrupted AJ Styles’ Intercontinental Title celebration in the opening segment.  He faced Styles in a non-title match that was taped earlier...

Matt Riddle’s Lawyer Releases Statement On Recent Accusations

Matt Riddle has released a statement through his attorney regarding recent allegations made against him. A user on Twitter alleges that Riddle engaged in sexual misconduct with her in 2018. According to statements from Riddle's lawyer, these accusations are attempts to harass and humiliate him. "The allegations by this...

WWE Confirms Date For Matt Riddle’s SmackDown Debut

After weeks of buildup, WWE has confirmed that the former NXT star Matt Riddle will finally be making his main roster debut on SmackDown during next week's episode of the show. The former UFC star competed in a Fight Pit match against Timothy Thatcher with special guest referee Kurt Angle...

Matt Riddle Reveals Original Plans For Broserweights

The tag team of Matt Riddle and Pete Dunne collectively known as the Broserweights had become a fan favourite but their pairing came to an abrupt end due to COVID-19. The former UFC star recently had an interview with TalkSport, where he discussed a number of things and also revealed...