Matt Riddle wasted no time in becoming a highlight of WWE television after transitioning from the UFC to pro wrestling. His in-ring skills and chill character work have helped him gain fanfare. Riddle is back in the fold and now it appears that he was compared to a male stripper recently.

Matt Riddle was removed from television after failing second drug test, and has also been involved in a number of controversies on social media related to infidelity, among other things. 

After a long hiatus, Matt Riddle returned on the RAW after WrestleMania 39. Since then, he has been a staple of WWE television. He was also part of the WWE Draft this week.

While speaking on The Wrestling Time Machine, WWE Hall Of Famer Teddy Long talked about being backstage and meeting Matt Riddle on RAW. Teddy Long would then go on to compare Matt Riddle to a male stripper.


I was talking to The Street Profits, and Matt was sitting right there. Me and Matt Riddle talked a little. I love Matt Riddle. Matt Riddle kind of reminds me of a male stripper.

Matt Riddle is currently engaged in a storyline with The Bloodline, most notably with Solo Sikoa. We’ll have to wait and see how Riddle will continue to be booked in the coming weeks.

What’s your take on what Teddy Long said? Do you think Matt Riddle is like a male stripper? Sound off in the comments!

Subhojeet Mukherjee

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