Archive: Matt Riddle

Feb 28, 2013 10:15 am

UFC Releases Official Statement On Matt Riddle’s Release | UFC NEWS

Matthew Riddle tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his bout at UFC on FUEL TV 7 in London, England on February 16, 2013. This is Riddle’s second failed drug test for marijuana within the past seven months. Riddle previously failed a post-fight drug test due to marijuana following his UFC 149 victory over Chris Clements....

Feb 27, 2013 8:44 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Matt Riddle: “I Got Fired For Taking My Medicine” | UFC NEWS

  UFC fans have watched Matt Riddle grow up right before our very eyes. The 27-year-old welterweight burst on to the scene as a contestant on the seventh season of The Ultimate Fighter. Riddle was the second selection for Team Rampage after knocking out Dan Simler to get into the house. Dana White called it...

Feb 26, 2013 9:02 pm

Matt Riddle Released By UFC for Again Testing Positive for Marijuana

News broke late Tuesday night that welterweight Matt Riddle (8-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) has been released by the UFC for testing positive for marijuana in a post-fight drug test following his recent performance on the UFC on FUEL 7 card. Riddle defeated Che Mills (15-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in that contest but later popped positive...

Feb 15, 2013 10:55 am

Matt Riddle is “pissed off” to fight in London | UFC NEWS

  For many fighters, the days leading up to a fight are often just as difficult to deal with as the fight itself.  Compiled with a grueling weight cut, hours of media interviews and promotional obligations, you have to finish preparing yourself physically and mentally for up to 25 minutes of all out war.  For...

Feb 9, 2013 1:11 pm

Matt Riddle Rips TRT Use While Defending Use Of Marijuana In Epic Rant | UFC NEWS

“Funny thing about that is steroids aren’t on the same level as marijuana. You can do steroids in the UFC now, didn’t you hear? [TRT] is steroids and you can do steroids as long as you get a doctor’s note now. So Vitor Belfort just pops for testosterone and everybody’s like, ‘Oh, he failed.”‘ No...

Nov 29, 2012 9:21 am

Che Mills Rumored To Meet Matt Riddle At UFC on FUEL TV 7 | UFC News

  Fighters Only has learned that a welterweight bout between Matt Riddle and Che Mills is in the works for the UFC’s return trip to London on the UFC on Fuel TV 7 card. The card is set to take place at Wembley Arena, Saturday, February 16th. Riddle (7-3, 1 NC) is coming off of a...

Nov 21, 2012 8:34 am

Dan Hardy Not Interested In Bout with Riddle, But Koscheck? | UFC NEWS

“I’m not a matchmaker and that’s not my job, but if I was to pick an opponent, (a fight with Riddle) wouldn’t even come into my head, to be honest. I don’t like looking at the guy, so obviously training for him for eight weeks would be tiring. There’s a lot of talent in the...

Nov 20, 2012 10:25 am

Matt Riddle Defends Marijuana Use: “It Makes Me Very Nice” | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s really unfortunate they took a hard-earned win from me that I took on a week’s notice and I did everything in my power to pass that drug test, I’ve never failed a drug test in my life until that day and that was never my intention. So it does suck, but at...

Nov 20, 2012 10:17 am

UFC 154 Medical Suspensions | MMA News

  UFC 154 marked the return of the greatest welterweight champion of all time, Georges St-Pierre, who headlined a card that didn’t disappoint. The card was full of memorable fights that included a first round knockout of Martin Kampmann by new number one contender, Johny Hendricks, and a classic 5-round war between St-Pierre and Carlos...

Nov 1, 2012 3:12 pm

John Maguire Replaces Besam Yousef at UFC 154; Will Face Matt Riddle

  The original welterweight match-up was scheduled to have Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson facing Besam Yousef on the undercard of UFC 154 on November 17th in Montreal. Last week BJPenn.Com reported that Thompson had torn his meniscus and was going to have surgery this week (He had successful surgery and is rehabbing) forcing him out of...

Oct 29, 2012 9:03 am

Matt Riddle Steps in to Face Besam Yousef at UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

  Just days after the announcement was made that Stephen “Wonderboy”Thompson had injured his knee and was forced out of his match-up with Besam Yousef at UFC, the organization has named Matt Riddle as his replacement. Riddle was last seen submitting Chris Clements at UFC 149 in Calgary earning the Submission of the Night bonus...

Oct 19, 2012 10:57 am

Matt Riddle Popped For Weed / Francisco Rivera Popped For Stimulants, Both Suspended | UFC News

By Evan Stoumbelis Following UFC 149, welterweight Matthew Riddle failed his post-fight drug test while testing positive for Marijuana. Riddle won his bout by defeating Canadian Chris Clements via arm-triangle. The third round submission was enough to earn Riddle submission of the night honors. Riddle was suspended for 90-days following the July 21st event. His...

Jul 1, 2012 1:23 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Injured, Matt Riddle In vs. Chris Clements at UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The injury bug has struck again. Michael Bisping, Thiago Alves, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Thiago Silva, Jose Aldo and George Roop were all expected to fight at the UFC 149 card in Calgary, Alberta but were all forced off the card due to injuries. Now, you can add Siyar Bahadurzada to that list. UFC...

May 30, 2012 8:24 am

Matt "The Immortal" Brown Set to Face Luis Ramos | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Matt “The Immortal” Brown is stepping in for fellow TUF competitorMatt Riddle to face Luis Ramos at UFC on FX 4 on June 22nd. Brown, who is coming off a decision victory to Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at UFC 145, announced the bout over Facebook earlier today. In my opinion, Brown isn’t going...

Oct 19, 2011 10:52 am

Matt Riddle “fan page”

Matthew Frederick Riddle (born January 14, 1986) is an American mixed martial artist. A professional MMA competitor since 2008, Riddle made a name for himself by appearing on SpikeTV’s The Ultimate Fighter 7. He is currently under contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), fighting in the welterweight division.