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UFC vet Matt Riddle retires from MMA

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04:01 PM ET 09.10 | Multiple failed drug tests for marijuana led to the end of promising welterweight Matt Riddle's UFC career and it looks like he'll never get a chance to attempt a return to the top promotion in the world. Riddle signed a multi-fight deal with Legacy Fighting Championships after leaving the UFC, but the promotion came to an agreement with Bellator that would have allowed him to compete in the upcoming welterweight tournament. Unfortunately for Riddle, he suffered a rib injury that forced him to withdraw from the scheduled matchup. Following the injury, Bellator told Riddle they would be unable to schedule him a fight later this year, so he has apparently decided to call it quits with claims that he simply cannot afford to keep training without getting in the cage.

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