Dan Hardy Not Interested In Fighting ‘Justin Bieber-Looking’ Matt Riddle

Word during the UFC 149 post-fight press conference made it seem like a future match between Dan Hardy and Matt Riddle was ready to be signed.

UFC president Dana White sparked some interesting comments from Riddle during the conference, and the fighter made it known that he would like to face Hardy inside the Octagon.

Well, according to “The Outlaw,” Riddle doesn’t deserve the time of day, let alone a fight, with him.

“Why the hell would I fight Riddle?” Hardy posted on Twitter. “There is no value in it for me and I’d be forced to look at him more than I have to now. (Riddle is) another Justin Bieber looking idiot that clearly knows nothing about the sport.”

Riddle told a story about how he hates the British because when he fought over in England once, “they were very cruel to me.” Riddle even mentioned that a fan spit in his mouth.

Hardy is currently set to face Amir Sadollah at UFC on FUEL TV 5 in England, but it seems very likely that the UFC will keep Riddle on speed dial in case of an emergency.

Photo credit: Dave Mandel/Sherdog

  • Matt Silliman

    I remember once when Hardy wasn’t that popular and he talked his way into a fight with Marcus Davis to get name recognition. Now he’s too good to Offer the same chance to a guy like riddle? That’s pretty sad especially since Hardys record is Shit since he beat an unhealthy Swick.

  • LeoLarios

    Dan should have been fired three times over. All of a sudden he’s a number one contender? Just because GSP said Dan has skills? This Mohawk coffee spitting idiot should take another look at the offer.

  • Mitchy

    Matt Riddle vs that dummy fan who spit in his mouth is a much more exciting matchup than Hardy vs Sadollah. Who is he kidding? he doesnt believe Riddle is worthy after Matt has won lately infact stringed wins together something Hardy hasnt been able to do against marginal competition, and yet Amir Sadollah is a better fight ? Both guys should be released after their matchup they are garbage. hopefully a double Knock Out happens and Dana can legally cut em loose or send em to Strikeforce so someone with a known name will actually be added there.

  • logan

    agree… hows he gonna talk shit on matt riddle when hes fighting amir.. and i could be wronng but hasnt riddle been in the ufc longer then both of them… recorords aside of course. but like matt says, he agrees he came in as a noob but he gets better every fight, and fights to finish or be finished everytime so id like to see it.. i used to like dan but hes a whiney bisping bitch anymore

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