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Matt Riddle explains why he prefers wrestling bigger guys

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Matt Riddle has found success in his transition from the world of MMA to the land of pro wrestling.

In fact, he has made a quick transition and is widely regarded as a top prospect who has a bright future in the WWE now that he’s under contract with the WWE once being placed in NXT, which is WWE’s developmental system.

Riddle is currently feud with Kassius Ohno while on WWE NXT. This is when he talked about how he particularly likes going up against bigger wrestlers during a recent appearance on the Edge & Christian on E&C's Pod of Awesomeness podcast.

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"One that stands out is Aleister Black. I wrestled him in EVOLVE when he was Tommy End in like my first year in EVOLVE. I think we could have a crazy one," said Riddle. "Me and Kyle O'Reilly have wrestled all around the world. We have good work. I've wrestled Keith Lee. I like wrestling the bigger guys because I can lay into them harder. And they can dish it back out and I don't mind. Not a lot of the big guys are in that position right now as top 5 title contenders. Lars (Sullivan) was in NXT but he's going up. Same thing with Heavy Machinery. I wouldn't mind mixing it up with the Big Doz (Otis Dozovic)."

H/T to Fightful for the transcript