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Huge rumor on why Matt Riddle is off WWE TV

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Matt Riddle has been taken off of WWE programming for the next six weeks or so, and a new rumor has emerged as to why.

According to a new report/rumor from Xero News, Riddle has been suspended due to testing positive for a banned substance.

“Spoke to a source on the riddle situation. Matt Riddle was suspended because he tested positive for Cocaine and MDMA” the site claimed.

“2nd suspension. Will go to Rehab for 30 days. 1 more suspension could mean chopping block” the site concluded.

Why is Matt Riddle off WWE TV?

It’s worth noting that this rumor from Xero News is just that, a rumor, as we are unable to verify whether or not the report is legitimate at this time.

We have no extra information on this situation now, although has also reported that Riddle failed a drug test.

“I was able to confirm that the reason that WWE wrote Riddle of TV is because he has failed another drug test and will be sent to rehab” Cassidy Haynes wrote.

“The belief going around is that he has already entered treatment, or will be going in soon as most programs run for 30 days and he would need to be finished in time for his return in six weeks” Haynes concluded.

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