EVOLVE has released the above video following Matt Riddle officially signing with WWE and appearing at NXT Takeover Brooklyn:
We watched UFC competitor Matt Riddle become a pro wrestling superstar in EVOLVE and WWN. This special short film documents Riddle’s emotional farewell to The WWN Family.
As noted, WWE commented on Riddle’s signing with the following:
Matt Riddle, or as he is often referred to by fans, “The King of Bros,” has been announced as the newest Superstar to wave the NXT flag. Fittingly, the news was revealed as he was ringside for tonight’s huge WWE Network special event in Brooklyn.
NXT Takeover Brooklyn 4 Sets New Record, Triple H Comments
Triple H Tweeted the following after NXT Takeover Brooklyn, thanking the fans and NXT superstars for the event. In related news, The Game noted on the post-Takeover conference call that NXT Takeover Brooklyn 4 is the highest grossing Takeover event to date.
An incredible night @BarclaysCenter for #NXTTakeOver: Brooklyn. Thank you to every @WWENXT Superstar who performed tonight and THANK YOU to everyone in attendance and who watched on @WWENetwork.
This is your brand!!! #WeAreNXT pic.twitter.com/6N5VRtAIoQ
— Triple H (@TripleH) August 19, 2018