Matt Riddle is the new WWE United States Champion after he defeated Bobby Lashley and John Morrison at Elimination Chamber.
Riddle won the Triple Threat match by pinning John Morrison after taking Lashley out with MVP’s crutch.
Earlier in the night, Morrison earned his spot in the US Title match by beating Ricochet, Elias, and Ali in a Fatal Four Way match to determine a replacement for the injured Keith Lee.
This is Riddle’s first singles title since he signed for WWE back in 2018. He previously held the NXT Tag Team Championships with Pete Dunne.
Riddle’s main roster WWE debut occurred back in June of 2020, when the “King of Bros” got a surprise win over AJ Styles on Friday Night SmackDown.
Check out Riddle’s US Championship victory in the clip below.
Matt Riddle is now the US Champion,
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