Matt Riddle

Matt Riddle

  • Born: 01/14/1986 in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Birthname: Matthew Fredrick Riddle
  • Height & Weight: 6'2", 216 Ib
Titles Won:
  • NXT Tag Team Championship – with Pete Dunne
  • Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic (2020) – with Pete Dunne
  • Evolve Championship
  • PWG World Tag Team Championship – with Jeff Cobb
  • Progress Atlas Championship (2 times)

Bro. A professional MMA fighter from 2008 to 2014, Riddle made a name for himself by appearing on SpikeTV’s The Ultimate Fighter 7, and went on to go on a four-fight win streak in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) before he was fired after testing positive for marijuana in February 2013.

In 2014, Riddle began training for a career in professional wrestling, and made his debut in February 2015. In 2016, readers of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter recognized him as the wrestling Rookie of the Year and the Most Improved wrestler of the year.

Riddle is formerly one-half of the Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) World Tag Team Champions with partner Jeff Cobb (as The Chozen Bros). He is also a former one-time Evolve champion, one-time WWN Champion, and two-time Progress Atlas Champion.

MMA Achievements

UFC Fight of the Night vs. Lance Benoist

UFC Submission of the Night vs. Chris Clements

Other Notable Achievements

5 Star Tap or Snap Championship

Evolve Style Battle (2016)

Hope 24/7 Hardcore Championship

Revolution Strong Style Tournament (2018)

KPW Tag Team Championship – with Punisher Martinez

Monster Factory Heavyweight Championship

King of Chaos Championship

Scenic City Invitational Tournament (2017)

Wrestling Observer Newsletter Most Improved & Rookie of the Year (2016)

WWN Championship