Matt Riddle Coming Out Of Retirement To Fight At Bellator 109

Former UFC welterweight prospect, Matt Riddle revealed this week that he will be coming out of retirement less than a month after announcing he was done. He is set to fight at Bellator 109 on November 22nd in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Riddle, speaking via sources had this to say:

“I never really wanted to retire. I was just frustrated and things came to a head, but that’s all water under the bridge now. They took care of me. They understood that I have a family to feed and that I have bills to pay. It matters to me that instead of just shoving me aside, they went out of their way to make things work and get me a fight this year. I’ve signed a bout agreement that’s going to pay me for the fight whether or not they actually find me an opponent. I assume Bellator would rather find someone for me to fight than just pay me to sit home, so we’ll wait and see who they come up with and then we’ll start to train from there.”

“I’m telling you man, it all worked out. I’m from Allentown and I get to fight in Bethlehem. As far as I’m concerned, it’s like the past three weeks didn’t happen. I still have the same goals I’ve always had. I’d like to fight until I’m 31 or 32, make some money, hopefully get a chance to win a championship belt while I’m at it.”

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