Riddle Signs New WWE Contract

Matt Riddle is hanging around WWE for a while.

After it was reported recently that Riddle was offered a new contract, Fightful Select was able to confirm with WWE sources that he'd signed the deal. Riddle was offered a $400,000 downside guarantee, plus $50,000 per Saudi Arabia show, per Wrestling Observer.

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Fightful Select reported the following:

Fightful has verified the terms of the contract in which were recently reported in regards to Matt Riddle. From the information we gained, Riddle was made an initial offer and didn't seem too interested in renewing. However, after the new terms were brought forward, WWE were hopeful that he'd sign before the calendar rolled over, and according to sources within WWE, that happened last week. Prior to the re-signing, his contract was set to expire in August after his initial contract that he signed in 2018.

Riddle has been with WWE for over two years, serving primarily on the NXT brand before being called up to Smackdown in 2020. He was drafted to Raw a few months after.

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