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Former UFC Fighter Matt Riddle wants match with Brock Lesnar in WWE

LockerRoom Team
13 March 2022

Former UFC fighter Matt Riddle is looking forward to the opportunity to have a match with Brock Lesnar in the WWE.

Riddle is currently one of the most popular names in the WWE roster and in his recent interview with Adam’s Apple, Riddle revealed his desire to fight the former UFC Heavyweight champion in WWE.

“I would really like a one-on-one match with Brock. That would be great. But there’s a lot of talent out there. You got the Edges. I and Randy are partners, but you never know we might wrestle one day. There’s a lot,” he said.

Matt Riddle made his professional MMA debut with the UFC back in 2008 as part of The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale. He went on to secure a professional MMA record of 8-3 to his name before turning into professional wrestling.

He fought 12 times in the UFC and was released from the promotion for failing two consecutive drug tests but Riddle noted that he had acquired a medical marijuana license which allowed him to smoke cannabis.

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After his release from the UFC, Riddle fought once in Titan FC where he secured a second-round submission win over Michael Kuiper.

As for Brock Lesnar, he went to the UFC after a successful run in the WWE and captured the UFC Heavyweight title. Lesnar then returned to the WWE after dropping the title and had a return to the MMA promotion for UFC 200 which to the day, is his last match in the company.

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