Matt Riddle

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Birthday
14, 1986
Birthplace
Allentown, PA
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1986 (age 33)
Birthplace
Allentown, PA

About

American professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist, who's been signed with the WWE and performs in their developmental territory NXT. He's formerly one-half of The Chozen Brothers with partner Jeff Cobb, and the two were Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) World Tag Team Champions. He is also a former one-time Evolve champion, one-time WWN Champion, and two-time Progress Atlas Champion.

Before Fame

He spent formative years in Saratoga Springs, New York and was a state wrestling champion in 2004 in high school. He made his transition to MMA after his college wrestling coach was fired and Riddle wound up losing his scholarship.  

Trivia

He was a professional MMA fighter from 2008 to 2014, and appeared on SpikeTV's The Ultimate Fighter 7. He went on to go on a four-fight win streak in the UFC before he was fired after testing positive for marijuana in February 2013.

Family Life

He's been married to fellow wrestler and gymnast Lisa Riddle. 

Associated With

During his high school career, Riddle pinned future UFC champion Jon Jones.