Kurt Angle Introduces Matt Riddle on Smackdown

Kurt Angle Introduces Matt Riddle on Smackdown

It’s now official that Matt Riddle is joining the WWE SmackDown roster.

WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle appeared in a pre-recorded promo during tonight’s SmackDown on FOX episode and introduced Riddle as the newest face of the blue brand. Angle then sent it to a vignette for Riddle, featuring new comments from the former WWE NXT Tag Team Champion. Riddle talked about how he’s cool and laid back, but he can quickly turn it up a notch and knows how to fight.

Riddle lost this week’s NXT main event to Timothy Thatcher, in the first-ever NXT Cage Fight. This was Riddle’s blow-off to his run on the black & yellow brand. Angle was the special guest referee for the match.

Riddle signed with WWE in August 2018 after a run on the indies and a MMA career, which included a stint with UFC.

Stay tuned for updates on Riddle working SmackDown. Below is his first debut teaser vignette:


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