Riddle wants bout with butter-toothed Brit, but Hardy not interested

source: mmajunkie.com

UFC president Dana White jokingly said he heard "Riddle hates English people" when the fighter mentioned Hardy. Little did the UFC boss know the can of worms he opened.

"I will be completely honest," Riddle said. "When I fought in Manchester, England, (for UFC 105), they were very cruel to me. One fan actually spit directly in my face, and he was lucky enough where it hit my mouth."

White's reaction? "Wow. I was actually kidding," he said.

But Riddle continued.

"To be completely honest, I don't have anything against English people," he said. "But ... I'll go over to London, and I'll put 'em down.

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Dan Hardy took to Twitter to respond:

Why the hell would I fight Riddle? There is no value in it for me and I'd be forced to look at him more than I have to now.

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Evzey site profile image  

8/1/12 1:11 PM by Evzey

He might need him if Randleman gets his hands in him!

Hizzay site profile image  

7/27/12 2:31 PM by Hizzay

Does anyone know who that huge dude that was with Riddle for the weigh ins and during the walkouts?

yellow wrkahlc site profile image  

7/27/12 2:25 PM by yellow wrkahlc

He has a face for Hardy to punch.Not to mention his ability to slice through that dense air.

Evzey site profile image  

7/27/12 2:23 PM by Evzey

Riddle has nothing for Hardy

jasonhightower site profile image  

7/27/12 2:18 PM by jasonhightower

This is awesome... first time I watched the Riddle part.  Hilarious...  and I hope this fight happens. Fan of both guys.

Kid_dynamite319 site profile image  

7/24/12 1:43 AM by Kid_dynamite319

Its "Retarded" not retarted .... retard

yellow wrkahlc site profile image  

7/23/12 6:19 PM by yellow wrkahlc


Justice UK site profile image  

7/23/12 5:37 PM by Justice UK

Well I'm English and I hope the majority of you wouldn't let a story about 1 arsehole fan let you think all our sports fans are like that. I'd have to take Hardy if they ever fought though. Seems like a very good matchup for him.

Oblivious site profile image  

7/23/12 4:47 PM by Oblivious

I would go with hardy but only JustRiddle's grappling is far superior than hardy's but his striking is not great at all(it has improved)Add in poor decision making by riddle I would see a "W" for hardy.

DeadlySideCheckKick site profile image  

7/23/12 3:30 PM by DeadlySideCheckKick

If I were British I'd be embarrassed after that story. UK is full of some miserable bastards. Hardy's a pussnugget for turning down the fight and trash talking at the same time.