Ex-UFC welterweight Matt Riddle has taken his former employer to task, saying they fired him for fighting smart and also says the fact that UFC prefers to pay "brawlers" half of what they pay "technical" fighters will be the promotion's downfall.
Fresh off his 90-day suspension for marijuana, Matt Riddle is headed back to Canada to fight Besam Yousef, who was left without an opponent for the UFC 154 fight card when Stephen Thompson blew out his knee.
Why is Matt Riddle upset his UFC 149 win was overturned to a no-contest (NC) and why is his marijuana card different than that of Nick Diaz? 'Deep Waters' explains his pot problem and the legitimate reasons for the prescription.
Both Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera have officially had their respective victories at UFC 149 back on July 21, 2012, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, overturned to No Contests following failed drug tests.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman took to his Twitter account to let UFC welterweight contender Matt Riddle that he is none too happy with him after it seems the former TUF alum prospected Randleman's wife over the phone.