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Matt Riddle Confirms He Got Backstage Heat For His Roman Reigns Comments

September 17, 2021 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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It was reported earlier this month that Matt Riddle had heat on him backstage in WWE for comments he made about Roman Reigns in an interview in August. At the time, he reacted to Reigns’ comments about CM Punk not “moving the needle,” saying that Reigns also didn’t move the needle and suggested he was only in his spot because he’s second generation.

International Business Times reports that during a media call, Riddle confirmed the rumor of having heat.

He said: “I’ll comment on that briefly. I’m not trying to rub anybody the wrong way or say anything [wrong], but I made some comments [and] I’ll say this: I think they were all factual, just so you know. Kind of like I said, [I am] kind of telling the truth here. But I think, maybe, even if they were factual, they weren’t the most professional things to say, especially with me being on the Raw brand and him being on SmackDown. I’m not even in that realm of competing with the Tribal Chief. He’s on another level at this moment. I think maybe I got a little too big for my britches, you know what I mean? Maybe I got a little backstage heat. Maybe a tiny bit. Unfortunately, I said some things that some people may not have liked and I’m not going to mention names, but they didn’t like it. I won’t say it again. I get it. Right now, all hail the Tribal Chief. Good for Roman [Reigns]. Acknowledge him. Everybody, acknowledge him, okay? That’s all I’m saying.

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