Matt Riddle is gone from WWE.
In a statement released on Twitter, Riddle introduced his departure and thanked his followers for all of the years of reminiscences. The transfer follows mass expertise cuts by WWE on Thursday, when the promotion launched not less than 22 stars or potential stars in the best way of its acquisition by Endeavor and merger with Final Combating Championship.
Riddle, himself a former UFC fighter, started coaching as an expert wrestler virtually a decade in the past and signed with WWE in 2018. Over the course of his profession, he received the “NXT” Tag Workforce Championship with Pete Dunne (now often called Butch), the “Uncooked” Tag Workforce Championship with Randy Orton, and the WWE United States Championship. His WWE run was additionally characterised by outstanding accusations in opposition to him through the #SpeakingOut motion, his real-life feud with Seth Rollins, and his a number of drug suspensions, the newest of which got here in 2022 and leading to him being faraway from tv. Riddle returned on the “WWE Uncooked” after WrestleMania 39, however with a considerably diminished position within the absence of his injured associate, Orton.
Riddle made headlines earlier this month for an incident at JFK airport and hadn’t been seen on tv since. Regardless of stories that his absence was not associated to the airport altercation and that he was making his return to “WWE Uncooked” this week, Fightful Choose is now reporting that Riddle hasn’t been backstage or on the street with WWE since he was pulled from weekend occasions and the September 11 episode of “Uncooked.” Fightful claims Riddle was not deliberate for a return and never a part of WWE’s inventive plans following the incident, even supposing he was in the course of a storyline that had seen him teaming up with Drew McIntyre, and says one supply cited Riddle as having “burned by way of too many probabilities whereas in WWE.”
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