Matt Riddle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Matt Riddle
Matt Riddle August 2017.jpg
Riddle in August 2017
Birth name Matthew Fredrick Riddle
Born (1986-01-14) January 14, 1986 (age 32)
Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Lisa Rennie (m. 2011)
Children 3
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Matt Riddle[1]
Matthew Riddle[2]
Billed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[3]
Billed weight 216 lb (98 kg)[3]
Billed from Las Vegas, Nevada
Trained by Monster Factory[1]
Debut February 7, 2015[4]

Matthew Fredrick Riddle[5] (born January 14, 1986) is an American professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist, currently signed to WWE, performing in their developmental territory NXT. 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 former champion one-time Evolve Championship and formerly one-half of the Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) World Tag Team Champions with Jeff Cobb. He is also a former one-time WWN Champion and two-time Progress Atlas Champion.

Early life[edit]

Riddle was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania but later moved to Saratoga Springs, New York, where he attended Saratoga Springs High School and was a state wrestling champion in 2004. During his high school career, Riddle pinned future UFC champion Jon Jones. Riddle later attended East Stroudsburg University,[6] where he was a member of the wrestling team for two years and won many championships. After his head coach was fired, Riddle lost his wrestling scholarship and started his transition into MMA.[6]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Matthew Riddle
Other names Chipper
Deep Waters
Division Middleweight (2008, 2014)
Welterweight (2009–2013)
Reach 76.0 in (193 cm)
Style Wrestling
Fighting out of Del Rio, Texas
Las Vegas, Nevada
Team Throwdown Training Center
Rank Brown belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Years active 2008–2014
Mixed martial arts record
Total 13
Wins 8
By knockout 1
By submission 1
By decision 5
By disqualification 1
Losses 3
By knockout 1
By decision 2
No contests 2
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Early career[edit]

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

Riddle is 1-0 in amateur MMA. During his amateur career, he worked as a roofer and trained in Brazilian jiu-jitsu in the evenings. Riddle credits BJ Penn's book, Mixed Martial Arts: The Book of Knowledge, in helping him learn during his early years in MMA.[7]

Riddle fought Dan Simmler, an understudy of Matt Serra, to get into The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) house. Riddle knocked out Simmler in the opening seconds of the second round and struck him three times in the jaw after he had lost consciousness,[8] breaking Simmler's jaw in two places.[8] It was called the biggest knockout in TUF history by Dana White and the knock out of the century by Quinton "Rampage" Jackson.[8] Riddle was picked second overall for Team Rampage.[9] During his involvement on show, Riddle was given the nickname Chipper after Rampage noticed him always smiling.[10]

Riddle's second fight was against Tim Credeur. Credeur defeated Riddle via armbar in the second round, knocking Riddle out of the tournament.[11] After the fight, Credeur bought Riddle an Xbox 360 with his earnings.[12]

Ultimate Fighting Championship (2008–2013)[edit]

At The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale held on June 21, 2008, Riddle made his UFC and professional debut defeating fellow Ultimate Fighter castmate, Dante Rivera, via unanimous decision (29–28, 30–27, 30–27). During the course of The Ultimate Fighter 7, Riddle was shown multiple times arguing with the older and more experienced Rivera. Dante, on more than one occasion, stated that he would retire if Riddle defeated him.

Riddle was then scheduled to fight Ryan Thomas at UFC 91, but a knee injury had forced Riddle out of the fight. Recovery for the knee injury was scheduled to take 6–8 weeks.[13]

After recovering, Riddle fought and defeated Steve Bruno via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) at UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs. Stephens.

In his third UFC bout, Riddle defeated another one of his former Ultimate Fighter 7 cast mates, Dan Cramer via unanimous decision on the undercard of UFC 101.

He next faced The Ultimate Fighter 9 alumnus Nick Osipczak on November 14, 2009 at UFC 105. The fight was held in Osipczak's home country of England.[14] Riddle lost the fight by TKO in the third round.

After his loss to Osipczack, Riddle faced UFC newcomer Greg Soto on March 27, 2010 at UFC 111.[15] After a dominant first two rounds for Riddle, Soto landed an illegal upkick to Riddle's head in the third round which rendered him unable to continue, giving Riddle the victory by disqualification.

Riddle faced DaMarques Johnson on August 1, 2010 at UFC on Versus 2.[16] The fight was a catchweight bout after Johnson weighed in at 172 lbs and Riddle would go on to win the fight via TKO due to punches near the end of round 2.

Riddle was expected to face TJ Waldburger on December 11, 2010 at UFC 124.[17] However, Waldburger was forced from the card with an injury[18] and replaced by promotional newcomer Sean Pierson.[19] Pierson defeated Riddle via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) and the bout was dubbed by UFC president Dana White as the real Fight of the Night.

Riddle was expected to face Ultimate Fighter castmate, Matt Brown, on March 3, 2011 at UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann, replacing an injured Mark Scanlon.[20] However, Riddle was also injured, resulting in the Brown fight being scrapped from the card altogether.

Riddle was expected to face TJ Grant on June 26, 2011 at UFC on Versus 4.[21] However, Riddle was forced from the bout with an injury and replaced by Charlie Brenneman.[22]

Riddle faced undefeated welterweight prospect Lance Benoist who was making his Octagon debut on September 17, 2011 at UFC Fight Night: Shields vs. Ellenberger.[23] He lost the fight via unanimous decision in a bout that earned Fight of the Night honors.

Riddle was expected to fight Luis Ramos on December 30, 2011 at UFC 141. However the fight was called off as Riddle became ill and had to pull out just moments before the fight took place.[24]

Riddle was expected to face Jorge Lopez on February 4, 2012 at UFC 143, replacing an injured Amir Sadollah.[25] However, Lopez was also forced out of the bout and replaced by promotional newcomer Henry Martinez.[26] Riddle won the fight via split decision.

The bout between Riddle and Ramos was rescheduled for June 22, 2012 at UFC on FX 4.[27] However, Riddle was forced from the bout with another injury and replaced by Matt Brown.[28]

Riddle stepped in for Siyar Bahadurzada on short notice to fight Chris Clements at UFC 149.[29] Riddle won the fight after catching Clements in a standing arm-triangle choke, forcing him to submit at 2:02 in the third round. Riddle won a $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus; this also marked the first submission win of his professional career.[30] On October 20, 2012, it was announced that Riddle had failed his post fight drug test, testing positive for marijuana. Riddle was subsequently fined and suspended for 90 days, retroactive to July 21, 2012. His win over Clements was changed to a No Contest.[31]

Riddle was originally expected to face Besam Yousef on November 17, 2012 at UFC 154, replacing an injured Stephen Thompson.[32] However, Yousef was forced out with injury and replaced by John Maguire.[33] Riddle defeated Maguire via unanimous decision.

Riddle faced Che Mills on February 16, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald.[34] Riddle defeated Mills via split decision. On February 26, 2013, Riddle revealed that he had tested positive for marijuana. This was his second failed drug test within a year, and Riddle was subsequently released from the promotion.[35] He finished his UFC career ranked 3rd in UFC history for takedown defense (89.3%) and 8th for total strikes landed (1350),[36] and without positive marijuana tests would have held an octagon record of 9-3 with a streak of four consecutive victories.

Bellator MMA (2013)[edit]

Shortly after being released from the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC), Riddle signed a multi-fight deal with Texas-based promotion, Legacy Fighting Championships.[37] However, on May 18, 2013, it was announced that Riddle instead joined the Bellator MMA roster after his Legacy contract had been purchased by the promotion.[38] Riddle was expected to compete in the Bellator's welterweight tournament during their ninth season which begins in the Fall of 2013.[39] However Riddle cracked his rib and had to pull out of the tournament, and subsequently retired from MMA fighting due to financial reasons.[40] A few weeks later Riddle came out of retirement and was expected to fight at Bellator 109.[41] Once again Riddle pulled out of that fight and has been released from Bellator in total.[42]

Titan FC (2014)[edit]

Riddle fought fellow former UFC fighter Michael Kuiper in the co-main event of Titan FC 27 on February 28, 2014.[43] Riddle won by second round guillotine choke.[44]

Riddle was expected to face MMA legend Jose Landi-Jons for the vacant Welterweight Championship at Titan FC 29 on August 22, 2014.[45] However, Landi-Jons was forced out of the bout due to visa issues, and was replaced by UFC veteran Ben Saunders.[46] However, Riddle was forced out of the bout due to injury, and was replaced by the man he was originally scheduled to face, Jose Landi-Jons.[47]

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Riddle (right) standing across from Katsuyori Shibata in January 2017

Independent circuit (2014–2018)[edit]

On October 29, 2014, it was reported that Riddle was training for a career in professional wrestling.[48] Riddle made his professional wrestling debut on February 7, 2015, at the Monster Factory in Paulsboro, New Jersey.[4] in July 2015 won the Monster Factory Heavyweight Championship. On September 15, 2015, it was announced that Riddle had signed with the World Wrestling Network (WWN) to work the October Evolve events.[49] Riddle later confirmed that he had taken part in a WWE tryout, which led to them setting up the booking with Evolve.[50] On January 24, 2016, Riddle won Evolve's Style Battle tournament.[51] On April 8, it was reported that Riddle had signed a contract with Evolve's parent company WWN.[52] On September 3, Riddle made his debut for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), entering the 2016 Battle of Los Angeles tournament, from which he was eliminated in his first round match by Kyle O'Reilly.[53] In October 2016, Riddle took on Cody Rhodes at New York promotion House of Glory's show titled Unbreakable in a losing effort.

Riddle suplexing Tommaso Ciampa

On January 15, 2017, Riddle defeated Rampage Brown to win the Progress Atlas Championship.[54] Riddle debuted for Revolution Pro Wrestling on January 21, unsuccessfully challenging Katsuyori Shibata for the British Heavyweight Championship.[55] On February 11 at CZW 18, Riddle faced David Starr in an inter-promotional champion vs champion match, with Riddle defending Progress Wrestling's Atlas Championship and Starr defending wXw's Shotgun Championship. The match ended in a double disqualification, and neither championship changed hands.[56] On April 1, Riddle defeated five other men to become the inaugural WWN Champion.[57] On October 20, Riddle and Jeff Cobb, known collectively as "The Chosen Bros", defeated the Lucha Brothers (Rey Fenix and Penta el Zero M) for the PWG World Tag Team Championship.[58] They retained the titles until April 20, 2018, when they lost them against The Rascalz (Zachary Wentz and Dezmond Xavier).

Matt Riddle tosses Chris Dickinson during an August 2016 BEYOND WRESTLING event at AURORA in Providence RI
Riddle suplexing Chris Dickinson

On April 5, 2018, Riddle defeated Zack Sabre Jr. at Evolve 102 to win the Evolve Championship.[59] On August 4, Riddle lost the Evolve Championship to Shane Strickland at Evolve 108.[60]


NXT (2018–present)[edit]

On July 31, 2018, it was reported by Uproxx that Riddle had signed a contract with WWE.[61] On August 18, Riddle appeared at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn IV[62] and was identified by the event's commentators as WWE's newest signing.[63]

Personal life[edit]

Riddle is a father of twin daughters[64] and a son.

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Professional wrestling[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 8–3 (2) Michael Kuiper Submission (guillotine choke) Titan Fighting Championship 27 February 28, 2014 2 2:29 Kansas City, Kansas, United States Middleweight bout
NC 7–3 (2) Che Mills No Contest (overturned) UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald February 16, 2013 3 5:00 London, England Originally a split decision win for Riddle; overturned after Riddle tested positive for marijuana
Win 7–3 (1) John Maguire Decision (unanimous) UFC 154 November 17, 2012 3 5:00 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
NC 6–3 (1) Chris Clements No Contest UFC 149 July 21, 2012 3 2:02 Calgary, Alberta, Canada Originally an arm-triangle submission win by Riddle; Submission of the Night; overturned after Riddle tested positive for marijuana
Win 6–3 Henry Martinez Decision (split) UFC 143 February 4, 2012 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 5–3 Lance Benoist Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Shields vs. Ellenberger September 17, 2011 3 5:00 New Orleans, Louisiana, United States Fight of the Night
Loss 5–2 Sean Pierson Decision (unanimous) UFC 124 December 11, 2010 3 5:00 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Win 5–1 DaMarques Johnson TKO (punches) UFC Live: Jones vs. Matyushenko August 1, 2010 2 4:29 San Diego, California, United States 172 lb Catchweight bout; Johnson missed weight
Win 4–1 Greg Soto DQ (illegal upkick) UFC 111 March 27, 2010 3 1:30 Newark, New Jersey, United States
Loss 3–1 Nick Osipczak TKO (elbows & punches) UFC 105 November 14, 2009 3 3:53 Manchester, England
Win 3–0 Dan Cramer Decision (unanimous) UFC 101 August 8, 2009 3 5:00 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Win 2–0 Steve Bruno Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs. Stephens February 7, 2009 3 5:00 Tampa, Florida, United States Welterweight debut
Win 1–0 Dante Rivera Decision (unanimous) The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale June 21, 2008 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States


  1. ^ a b c "PWI 500". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Blue Bell, Pennsylvania: Kappa Publishing Group: 52. December 2016. ISSN 1043-7576. 
  2. ^ "Game Over, Man!". Pro Wrestling Guerrilla. Retrieved July 21, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Matt Riddle". CageMatch. 
  4. ^ a b Hudnall, Jessica. "Former UFC Fighter Matt Riddle Made His Pro Wrestling Debut, And It Was Actually Good". Uproxx. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-02-02. Retrieved 2017-01-22. 
  6. ^ a b Suleymanov, Mark. "Exclusive: Matt Riddle Talks UFC Career, WWE Tryout, EVOLVE, And Marijuana". Inquisitr. Retrieved October 30, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-11-01. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  8. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-02. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  10. ^ [1][dead link]
  11. ^ "The Ultimate Fighter 7: Episode 4 Recap". 
  12. ^ "'s Guide to TUF 7". Sherdog. 
  13. ^ "MATT RIDDLE OUT OF UFC 91 BOUT DUE TO INJURY". October 30, 2008. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  14. ^ "Paul Taylor vs. John Hathaway, Nick Osipczak vs. Matt Riddle In The Works for UFC 105". 2009-01-02. Retrieved 2009-09-10. 
  15. ^ "UFC 111 fight card finalized with Matthew Riddle vs. Greg Soto prelim fight". Archived from the original on 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  16. ^ "UFC targets DaMarques Johnson vs. Matt Riddle for UFC on Versus 2". Archived from the original on 2010-05-03. Retrieved 2010-04-30. 
  17. ^ "Matt Riddle vs. TJ Waldburger Added to UFC 124". Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  18. ^ "Injured Anthony "T.J." Waldburger out of UFC 124 fight with Matt Riddle". 2010-10-25. Archived from the original on 2010-10-30. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  19. ^ "Sean Pierson replaces injured T.J. Waldburger, meets Matt Riddle at UFC 124". 2010-10-27. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 
  20. ^ "Matt Riddle Steps in to Face Matt Brown at UFC on Versus 3 in Kentucky". January 14, 2011. 
  21. ^ "UFC Live 4 Gets Grant-Riddle Addition". 2011-04-27. 
  22. ^ "Matt Riddle out, Charlie Brenneman in against T.J. Grant at UFC on Versus 4". May 6, 2011. Archived from the original on May 8, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  23. ^ "Matt Riddle and Lance Benoist Square Off at UFC Fight Night 25 in New Orleans". July 25, 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  24. ^ "Luis Ramos vs. Matt Riddle agreed to UFC 141". November 4, 2011. Archived from the original on November 7, 2011. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  25. ^ "Amir Sadollah out, Matt Riddle in against Jorge Lopez at UFC 143". January 3, 2012. Archived from the original on July 11, 2012. 
  26. ^ "Jorge Lopez out at UFC 143, Matt Riddle now meets Henry Martinez". January 29, 2012. Archived from the original on February 2, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2012. 
  27. ^ "UFC on FX 4 Fight Card Growing: Riddle vs. Ramos". March 22, 2012. 
  28. ^ "Matt Brown replaces Matt Riddle, meets Luis Ramos at UFC on FX 4". Archived from the original on June 1, 2012. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  29. ^ "With Siyar Bahadurzada out at UFC 149, Chris Clements now meets Matt Riddle". Archived from the original on July 3, 2012. Retrieved June 30, 2012. 
  30. ^ "Matthew Riddle posts submission win with pregnant wife on his mind". July 21, 2012. 
  31. ^ "UFC 149 wins for Riddle, Rivera overturned to no contests after positive drug tests". October 20, 2012. Archived from the original on October 22, 2012. 
  32. ^ "Matt Riddle replaces Stephen Thompson, meets Besam Yousef at UFC 154". October 29, 2012. Archived from the original on December 9, 2012. 
  33. ^ "John Maguire To Face Matt Riddle At UFC 154". 2012-10-31. Archived from the original on 2013-04-18. Retrieved 2012-10-31. 
  34. ^ "Matt Riddle meets Che Mills at UFC on FUEL TV 7 in London". December 1, 2012. Archived from the original on December 4, 2012. 
  35. ^ Steven Marrocco (February 26, 2013). "Matthew Riddle again tests positive for marijuana, cut from UFC". 
  36. ^ "UFC Official Records". FightMetric. 2013-04-20. Archived from the original on 2012-11-24. 
  37. ^ Mookie Alexander (March 16, 2013). "Former UFC welterweight Matt Riddle signs with Legacy Fighting Championship". 
  38. ^ Dann Stupp (May 18, 2013). "Matthew Riddle headed to Bellator after Legacy FC contract bought out". 
  39. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-08. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  40. ^ "UFC vet, recent Bellator signee Matthew Riddle announces retirement". September 10, 2013. 
  41. ^ "Matthew Riddle out of short retirement, fights at Bellator 109 in November". October 3, 2013. 
  42. ^ "Matt Riddle Pulls Out of Friday's Event, Bellator Sends Him Packing". November 19, 2013. 
  43. ^ Ariel Helwani (January 13, 2013). "Matt Riddle returns, meets Michael Kuiper in Titan FC 27 co-main event". 
  44. ^ "Titan FC 27 Results: Ricci Crushes Gurgel, Riddle Chokes Kuiper". February 28, 2014. 
  45. ^ "Titan FC books Magalhaes vs. Brilz, Riddle vs. Landi-Jons title fights". May 20, 2014. 
  46. ^ "Ben Saunders vs Matt Riddle Welterweight Title Bout at Titan FC 29". Retrieved July 9, 2014. 
  47. ^ "Matthew Riddle out, Jose Landi-Jons meets Ben Saunders for belt at Titan FC 29". August 6, 2014. 
  48. ^ Johnson, Mike (October 29, 2014). "Former UFC fighter jumps to pro wrestling". Pro Wrestling Insider. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  49. ^ Caldwell, James (September 15, 2015). "WWNLive news: Former UFC fighter signs with WWNLive - in-ring debut announced". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  50. ^ Caldwell, James (October 10, 2015). "WWE/Evolve news: Former UFC fighter Matthew Riddle confirms WWE arrangement to debut for Evolve later this month". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved October 10, 2015. 
  51. ^ a b Trionfo, Richard (January 24, 2016). "Complete Evolve 55 iPPV report: first Evolve tag champions crowned, Style Battle concludes, who is the next challenger for Timothy Thatcher?". Pro Wrestling Insider. Retrieved January 24, 2016. 
  52. ^ Caldwell, James (April 8, 2016). "WWNLive News Drop – Evolve champion's status, Riddle signs, Evolve 60 & 61 main events". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved April 8, 2016. 
  53. ^ Meltzer, Dave (September 4, 2016). "PWG Battle of Los Angeles night two results: A phenomenal night of action". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved September 4, 2016. 
  54. ^ "1/15 Progress Wrestling in Birmingham, England results: WWE, NXT and Evolve stars appear, alongside Spud vs. Paul Robinson, South Pacific Power Trip vs. The Origin Banter Edition and The Riots vs. Ringkampf - Pro Wrestling Dot Net". 15 January 2017. 
  55. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-01-26. Retrieved 2017-01-21. 
  56. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "CZW Eighteen And Still Like Nothing Else! « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". 
  58. ^ a b Meltzer, Dave (October 21, 2017). "PWG All Star Weekend 13 night one results: Tag title main event". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved October 21, 2017. 
  59. ^ Radican, Sean (April 5, 2018). "Radican's Evolve 102 Report 4/5: Matt Riddle vs. Zack Sabre Jr., Doom Patrol vs. The End, Keith Lee vs. Darby Allin, Ospreay vs. A.R. Fox". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved April 7, 2018. 
  60. ^ "Matt Riddle Drops Evolve Championship To Shane Strickland At Evolve 108". FIGHTFUL. 2018-08-04. Retrieved 2018-08-04. 
  61. ^
  62. ^ Moore, John. "8/18 Moore's NXT Takeover: Brooklyn IV live review – Tommaso Ciampa vs. Johnny Gargano in a Last Man Standing match for the NXT Title, Shayna Baszler vs. Kairi Sane for the NXT Women's Championship, Adam Cole vs. Ricochet for the NXT North American Title". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  63. ^ Bristout, Ralph (August 18, 2018). "Matt Riddle officially signs as an NXT Superstar". WWE. Retrieved August 19, 2018. 
  64. ^ "Despite twin daughters and weight issues, Matt Riddle ready for UFC on Versus 2". 2010-07-26. Archived from the original on 2010-07-29. Retrieved 2010-07-26. 
  65. ^ "Beyond Wrestling 'Tournament For Today 2016' Results - Donovan Dijak vs. Matt Riddle, More - 411MANIA". 
  66. ^ "EVOLVE 102 results: Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Matt Riddle". WON/F4W - WWE news, Pro Wrestling News, WWE Results, UFC News, UFC results. 2018-04-05. Retrieved 2018-04-07. 
  67. ^
  68. ^
  69. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "KPW Tag Team Championship « Titles Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". 
  70. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "MFPW Heavyweight Championship « Titles Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". 
  71. ^ "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2017". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved September 1, 2017. 
  72. ^ "Progress-Evolve NYC results: Matt Riddle, Keith Lee, TK Cooper injured". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved August 13, 2017. 
  73. ^
  74. ^
  75. ^
  76. ^ a b Meltzer, Dave (March 6, 2017). "March 6, 2017 Wrestling Observer Newsletter: 2016 Awards issue, talent departing TNA, more". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Campbell, California: 6–16. ISSN 1083-9593. 

External links[edit]