The Original Bro is one of the most unique and entertaining
wrestlers in the WWE system right now. And add to that, he’s a legitimate badass
Recently, the former UFC star has been regularly using his
social media channels to take shots at wrestling legends – in particular Bill
Considering how hard Riddle has been going on Goldberg being
completely and utterly useless in the ring, many have been wondering whether or
not WWE is okay with the NXT star taking shots at one of their returning
If Dave Meltzer is
to believed, though, WWE is not only fine with Riddle throwing shade at Da Man,
the company is openly encouraging him to do so.
As Meltzer explained, all of Riddle’s attacks will have been
approved by WWE – as, y’know, they pay his wages – and this is all simply a way
for the Bro to get some attention and get people talking.
For Riddle’s part, he recently took part in the WWE
SummerSlam Watch Along stream and explained what went down when he and Bill Goldberg
finally met. How much of this is true or a work, you can make your own mind up.
The pleasure was all mine, bro. Brilliant.
Whether anything comes of this, who knows. Matt Riddle has
famously berated and bashed Brock Lesnar for years as he’s promised to be the
one to retire Paul Heyman’s Beast. Likewise, recently Riddle has taken very public,
very entertaining shots at Chris Jericho and Lance Storm.
Away from all of these legends, Riddle’s immediate future is
centred on tonight’s NXT TV tapings from Full Sail - where his burgeoning rivalry with Killian Dain is expected to be furthered.