Matt Riddle Says He Was Supposed To Talk About Underground Robot Fights In Promo Where He Forgot Lines

On a March 2021 episode of WWE Raw, Matt Riddle rolled up on his scooter to speak with Asuka.

After asking if she thought people in Japan would like scooters, Riddle abruptly said, "I'm sorry, I forgot what I was saying."

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During a virtual signing with Signed By Superstars, Riddle was asked about the promo and what went wrong.

"Let's talk about that promo. One, usually when they go live, they tell you. Sometimes, you go through a couple of rehearsals beforehand. I had the scooter, they gave it to me and said, 'We don't want to see you. Go 20 yards that way and roll down.' I rolled down, and I didn't know it was live TV. The promo they originally had was me talking about how I had been to Japan before, which I hadn't, and how I would go to underground robot fights and I was going to ask Asuka if scooters would be a big hit in Japan. Yeah, I forgot everything. I forgot everything when I rolled up.

"I scoot back to the locker room. Me and Randy [Randy Orton] didn't really talk, I guess Randy didn't really like me when I first started working there because I am who I am. Randy comes up to me and goes, 'I don't know if that shit was planned, but that was your best promo yet.'"

Riddle and Randy would form a tag team in April 2021.

Elsewhere during the interview, Riddle commented on his promo with Seth Rollins where Rollins mentioned his family. You can find his comments by clicking here.

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