NSAC pulls Riddle off the card for illness, just hours before fight time

source: ufc

The UFC just announced via twitter that Matt Riddle is off tonight's card.

First fight now 430 p - Matthew Riddle too sick to fight, so second fight of the night is off

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MMAJunkie reveals that it was the Nevada State Athletic Commission that made the final decision.

The welterweight was scheduled to fight Luis Ramos on the event's preliminary card. The bout has been removed from the event, UFC officials today announced.

It's believed Riddle's weightcut may have contributed to his condition. MMAjunkie.com learned from sources close to the fighter that Riddle was vomiting throughout the day, and the Nevada State Athletic Commission pulled him from the contest mere hours before the event. Riddle was reportedly trying to persuade the commission to allow him to fight, but he was ultimately unsuccessful.

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troller durden site profile image  

12/30/11 10:08 PM by troller durden

He also looked alright at the LVAC Wednesday night. I saw him at the one on FLamingo on an eliptical around 11. Didn't bother him but I did make the obligiatory fist gesture at him. He seemed to get a kick out of it.

Gino_Corona site profile image  

12/30/11 8:19 PM by Gino_Corona

Matt is a cool dude. I hope he gets another fight soon.

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12/30/11 7:55 PM by Marco808


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12/30/11 7:52 PM by Larry Appleton's Chicago Destiny

he looked fine at weigh ins

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12/30/11 7:45 PM by Yossarian's Ball Buffer


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12/30/11 7:34 PM by spliff

the air got him back tonight for that beating he put on it at ufc 124

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12/30/11 7:29 PM by Ocean6


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12/30/11 7:20 PM by Cbass


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12/30/11 7:18 PM by ajsr

Thin air caught a lucky break, it was in for a bad night!!

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12/30/11 7:16 PM by Thatsjustlikeyouropinionman

 Thats a bummer. I was looking forward to it. Oh well, hope he recovers.