Matt Riddle calls out Dan Hardy and 'butter-toothed Brits' following win at UFC 149

Jul 21, 2012; Calgary, AB, CANADA; Matt Riddle celebrates defeating Chris Clements (not pictured) welterweight bout of UFC 149 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-US PRESSWIRE

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stormed the Scotiabank Saddledome last Saturday night (July 21, 2012) with its UFC 149: "Faber vs. Barao" pay-per-view (PPV) fight card in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

As luck would have it, welterweight warrior Matt Riddle was the only main card combatant to secure a finish.

In fact, "Deep Waters" scored "Submission of the Night" for strangling Chris Clements halfway through the third and final frame of their 170-pound contest in "Cowtown." Following the win, his second straight in 2012, Riddle called out former division number one contender Dan Hardy.

While taking a shot at "butter-toothed Brits" in the process:

"I'm down to fight anybody, anytime, anywhere. Dan Hardy has a lot of hype behind him and I know if I beat him it will put me on the map, for sure. That's the only reason why, I have nothing personal against him, he has nothing personal against me. A win over Dan Hardy and I guarantee everybody knows my name afterward. A win over somebody else might not give me the same recognition. I will be completely honest. When I fought in Manchester, England, they were very cruel to me. One fan actually spit directly in my face, and he was lucky enough where it hit my mouth ... to be disrespected like that ... for some butter-toothed Brit to spit in my mouth, that was some bull. And honestly, it's never been the same."

Hear more from Riddle (via MMA Fighting) on "The Outlaw" and why he's so fired up about the mouth-to-mouth missile, after the jump.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stormed the Scotiabank Saddledome last Saturday night (July 21, 2012) with its UFC 149: "Faber vs. Barao" pay-per-view (PPV) fight card in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

As luck would have it, welterweight warrior Matt Riddle was the only main card combatant to secure a finish.

In fact, "Deep Waters" scored "Submission of the Night" for strangling Chris Clements halfway through the third and final frame of their 170-pound contest in "Cowtown." Following the win, his second straight in 2012, Riddle called out former division number one contender Dan Hardy.

While taking a shot at "butter-toothed Brits" in the process:

"I'm down to fight anybody, anytime, anywhere. Dan Hardy has a lot of hype behind him and I know if I beat him it will put me on the map, for sure. That's the only reason why, I have nothing personal against him, he has nothing personal against me. A win over Dan Hardy and I guarantee everybody knows my name afterward. A win over somebody else might not give me the same recognition. I will be completely honest. When I fought in Manchester, England, they were very cruel to me. One fan actually spit directly in my face, and he was lucky enough where it hit my mouth ... to be disrespected like that ... for some butter-toothed Brit to spit in my mouth, that was some bull. And honestly, it's never been the same."

Hear more from Riddle (via MMA Fighting) on "The Outlaw" and why he's so fired up about the mouth-to-mouth missile, after the jump.

Matt Riddle vs. Dan Hardy. Who wants it?

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