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Matt Riddle gets name adjustment, now going by 'Riddle' in WWE


WWE has made an adjustment to Matt Riddle's on-screen name.

Riddle is no longer using his first name on WWE television and will now be going by "Riddle" going forward. PWinsider reports that the decision was made by WWE earlier today. has also been updated to reflect the change and no longer includes references to Riddle's first name.

Riddle tweeted about the name change: "People it’s okay I’ve been called Riddle most my life, I actually prefer it and it’s my real last name #bro #stallion #RIDDLE"

After being called up to SmackDown earlier this year, Riddle switched brands in this month's WWE Draft and is now a member of the Raw roster. He lost a Survivor Series qualifying match to Sheamus on this Monday's episode of Raw. Riddle lost to AJ Styles on Raw the previous week, with Styles getting the win after repeated involvement from his new bodyguard Jordan Omogbehin.