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Mar 22, 2017 10:54 am

Royce Gracie wants Matt Hughes rematch

UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie made his highly anticipated return to MMA over a year ago, where he picked up a 1st round TKO win over Frank Shamrock. The fight was Gracie’s first in nearly a decade, and left fans wondering if they would ever see the 50 year old UFC icon set foot...

Mar 17, 2017 6:25 am

VIDEO | UFC Hall of Fame fighter Matt Hughes considering comeback

UFC Hall of Fame fighter and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes recently sat down with Joe Buck for an upcoming episode of AT&T’s “Undeniable with Joe Buck”, where he hinted that he may be in talks with a mixed martial arts promotion regarding a comeback fight. “If I could find an opponent that I...

Dec 7, 2016 8:54 am

Dana White explains why Chuck Liddell & Matt Hughes were fired

Since the new UFC owners have taken over control of the company, the WME-IMG owners have sparked quite a bit of controversy as they have fired numerous high-level executives, including most of the UFC Canada office. Their most recent firings however, saw none other than UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Matt Hughes receive...

Dec 2, 2016 10:51 pm

UFC fires Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell & Matt Hughes

News surfaced Friday night that UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Matt Hughes had been let go by the UFC as part of the latest round of company-wide layoffs which saw the new WME-IMG owners fire numerous employees several weeks ago. MMAFighting broke the news, which also revealed that between ten and fifteen employees...

Sep 6, 2016 8:30 am

Matt Mitrione engages in Twitter war with Matt Hughes over fighter pay

Matt Mitrione ripped into UFC Hall-of-Famer Matt Hughes on Twitter during a heated exchange over fighter’s rights and pay. With talks of a fighters union and compensation running rampant amongst UFC and Bellator fighters alike, Hughes and Mitrione took to Twitter on Tuesday to air their grievances, or in other words attack each others opinion....

Sep 2, 2016 11:50 am

Matt Hughes weighs-in on formation of Fighter’s Union

Following UFC 200, veteran heavyweight Mark Hunt called for the formation of a fighter’s union after it was revealed that his opponent at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar, failed a pre-fight drug test as well as a fight night drug test. Shortly after, it was announced that several fighters began working together, and with the help...

Jul 3, 2016 12:27 pm

Matt Hughes would ‘love’ to fight Matt Serra at UFC 205 in MSG

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes revealed that he would come out of retirement for a fight with fellow former welterweight title holder and bitter rival Matt Serra. A fan tweeted Hughes asking “Matt Hughes will you fight Matt Serra at MSG?”, the UFC Hall of Famer responded with the following: I would love to...

Jan 7, 2016 10:19 am

Clip of the Day: Matt Hughes submits Frank Trigg

Matt Hughes vs Frank Trigg at UFC 45 in Uncasville, Connecticut on November 21, 2003. #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:35pm PST Going into UFC 45 on November 21st 2003, Matt Hughes had defended his UFC welterweight championship four times, and was looking to make it five....

Nov 20, 2015 8:54 am

On This Day: BJ Penn knocks out Matt Hughes in trilogy fight

#OnThisDay in 2010: Two legends, @matthughes9x & BJ Penn collided for a 3rd time! Watch: https://t.co/Fxo5RXA0bj https://t.co/UoJ0AzsmeP — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 20, 2015 On this day 5 years ago our very own BJ Penn collided with former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes for the 3rd time inside the Octagon. Penn knocked out Hughes in the...

Nov 18, 2015 9:23 am

On this day: GSP dethrones Matt Hughes

#OnThisDay in 2006: @GeorgesStPierre finally got his title shot & dethroned Matt Hughes! https://t.co/AUP7BA2pAB https://t.co/2AW9V2HFDb — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 18, 2015 Talk about a memory! On this day 9 years ago Georges St. Pierre got his rematch against Matt Hughes for the UFC welterweight championship. St. Pierre was able to stop Hughes with strikes in...

Nov 3, 2015 9:49 am

Matt Serra still down for a rematch with ‘fake ass hall monitor’ Matt Hughes

Over 6 years have passed, and Matt Serra still can’t get over not getting the best of Matt Hughes in their “Fight of the Night” at UFC 98. Serra spoke with UFC commentators Jon Anik and Kenny Florian about his grudge with the UFC Hall of Famer (transrcribed by MMA Fighting): “I can’t stand that...

Nov 2, 2015 9:46 am

On This Day: Matt Hughes wins welterweight title with brutal slam

#OnThisDay in 2001: @matthughes9x won the welterweight title with THAT slam! Watch: https://t.co/dVQjmxAhA7 https://t.co/rIqImV2tLB — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 2, 2015 On November 2nd 2001, Matt Hughes and Carlos Newton fought for the UFC welterweight title at UFC 34. The fight ended with Newton wrapping Hughes up in a triangle choke, and Hughes lifting Newton up...

Oct 22, 2015 7:25 am

On this day: Matt Hughes submits GSP at UFC 50

#OnThisDay in 2004: @matthughes9x showed his metal against GSP at UFC 50. Watch: https://t.co/TnNr3OavQN https://t.co/caLYkG0kaB — #UFCDublin (@UFCEurope) October 22, 2015 In honor of ‘Throwback Thursday’ enjoy this classic clip of Matt Hughes submitting Georges St. Pierre at UFC 50 back in 2004!

Sep 18, 2015 9:08 am

BEEF! Matt Mitrione And Matt Hughes Go At It On Twitter Over Diaz Suspension

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione didn’t really like what UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes had to say about Nick Diaz’s recent controversial five year suspension. Hughes, the Vice President of Athlete Development and Government Relations for the UFC, put out a tweet saying that he felt the five years was...

Aug 14, 2015 10:36 am

They’re Baaack! — More Story Time With BJ Penn And Matt Hughes

[ooyala code=”BjN2pzdjrX9puGJmrGvXg_dguob56ubM” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”960″ height=”540″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Back by popular demand, BJ Penn and Matt Hughes give us more candid back and forth banter about the duo’s historic rivalry while backstage at a UFC event. Their first video went viral, and BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage has done it again. The two former UFC champions, and...

Jul 17, 2015 8:58 pm

Matt Hughes Surprises BJ Penn At UFC Fan Expo Booth

Once bitter rivals, BJ Penn and Matt Hughes have long settled their beef and found their way to friendship. In this candid clip, BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage catches the two former champions embracing at the UFC Fan Expo, 2015. A surprise for Penn, who was engaged with the fans in attendance. Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont...

Jul 8, 2015 6:30 am

Matt Hughes And Frank Trigg Talk About Cheaters From Their Era

Former UFC welterweights and Hall of Fame inducted fighters spoke about their era of MMA and the issue of drug use. Here’s what they had to say to MMAJunkie: Former UFC welterweight Frank Trigg on steroid use during his era: “I come from a background where we wrestled guys who were on drugs. It was...

Jul 3, 2015 7:05 am

Matt Hughes talks UFC Hall of Fame fight

‘Matt Hughes joins ‘UFC Tonight’ to talk about his Hall of Fame performance in his rematch with Frank Trigg.’ Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

May 28, 2015 6:41 pm

Pioneers of MMA: Matt Hughes

Take a look back at the historic career of Matt Hughes! WATCH Nick Diaz Train On The Beach — EXCLUSIVE!

May 18, 2015 1:41 pm

FREE FIGHT! Thiago Alves vs. Matt Hughes (Full)

‘Up-and-comer Thiago ‘Pitbull’ Alves puts his lethal striking and suffocating ground game on display against Octagon legend Matt Hughes. Catch his upcoming match against Carlos Condit at Fight Night Goiania.’ -via UFC By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 Phuket Dreaming Season 2 – Episode 3: “Black Dynamite” (On Location at Phuket Top Team)

May 17, 2015 3:13 pm

Matt Hughes Vs. Renzo Gracie Set For August In Brazil

That’s right, Matt Hughes is set to face off against Renzo Gracie in a ‘Super Fight’. The two are just a small part of a stacked lineup for this years ADCC, or Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship. The event is set to take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from Aug. 28-30. Check...

Apr 16, 2015 3:03 pm

JUST ASK! Matt Hughes Ready For UFC Return

“For Dana White to say ‘come back’. That’s all it would take, a phone call from Dana and I would be back! I’m a little old, I’m 41 years old and I’d have to be careful with my opponent, but I’m still a competitor and I’d love to get in there. Matt Serra and I...

Dec 9, 2014 12:53 pm

Matt Hughes: ‘Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Should Be Next’

“How long ago was the MacDonald fight? Thirteen months ago? That’s not an old fight. Robbie won that pretty decisively, right?” “You’ve got a guy that Robbie’s already beat pretty decisively, and now you’ve got a great rematch where the first fight was close, the second fight was maybe even closer, and now the makings...

Dec 9, 2014 10:24 am

Matt Hughes: “One of my greatest memories in the Octagon”

UFC hall-of-famer, Matt Hughes has a history with the UFC’s newly crowned welterweight champion, Robbie Lawler. Casual onlookers from Saturday’s event may have missed his excitement with the moment, however, Hughes reminded us, through his official twitter, just how thrilled he was to crown the new champ. Check it: One of my greatest memories in...