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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

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 thrice over opponents, share never before heard...

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...

Oct 12, 2014 8:31 am

QUICK TWITT: Dan Hardy Calls Matt Hughes “Piece Of S***”

Dan Hardy has been vocal in the past about his dislike of Matt Hughes’ favorite hobby, hunting, (Read about it HERE) Today when it was announced that Hughes would be getting his own 4-part series centering around hunting, Hardy responded via Twitter. @BloodyElbow that man is a real piece of shit. And I never swear...

Oct 12, 2014 7:55 am

Matt Hughes Leads African Hunting Reality Special

UFC Hall Of Famer Matt Hughes will be the star of a Sportsman Channel series about hunting (To the dislike of Dan Hardy), which, according to the show’s website, will give viewers “an unscripted reality show based on the life and hunting adventures of nine-time UFC welterweight champion, Matt Hughes. The show gives the audience...

Aug 1, 2014 6:31 am

QUICK TWITT | Matt Hughes Enlists American Top Team As Training Home

Well, if you can’t produce one, bring one in. Former UFC welterweight champion, Matt Hughes has joined the ranks of the infamous, American Top Team fight camp in his preparation for Renzo Gracie at ADCC 2015. Check it: I will be training with @LiborioATT at the @AmericanTopTeam gym for the ADCC 2015. Team #libo-hughes —...

Jul 31, 2014 5:11 am

Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie Set For ADCC Superfight

“It’s a done deal. Matt asked to compete again at the ADCC and they offered me this wonderful fight. I wasn’t expecting for this, but I immediately accepted it… Every time I have a chance to compete, I’m in. I can’t say now. He fought there before, he’s really tough. It’s going to be a...

Jul 8, 2014 5:01 am

TWITTER BEEF: Matt Hughes Defends Hendricks Against Ben Askren

Earlier today we brought you news that Ben Askren had been taking shots at UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks via Twitter during the TUF 19 Finale. Now, UFC legend Matt Hughes has decided to get in on the action and defend the champ. Check out the series of Tweets below: @Benaskren @MMARoasted @JohnyHendricks You talk...

Jul 4, 2014 8:47 am

Matt Hughes To GSP: Get Out Of The UFC

Former welterweight champion Matt Hughes spoke about the future of another former welterweight champion, Georges St Pierre. GSP tentatively retired from the sport last year after his controversial win over Johny Hendricks. Personal reasons were the main source of GSP’s ‘retirement’ however in the weeks and months after, he complained about poor drug testing procedures,...

Apr 22, 2014 4:35 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Matt Hughes on Retirement & Desire To Still Compete

During a recent appearance at the UFC GYM BJ Penn Grand Opening in Waipahu, Hawaii, the popular franchises second Hawaii location, former UFC welterweight champion, Matt Hughes spoke to BJPENN.COM’s Lynn Mitchell about his life now that he’s retired and his desire to still compete. And ya, that’s BJ’s oldest daughter!!

Feb 19, 2014 8:02 pm

Matt Hughes & Matt Serra Agree To Fight?

Back in 2009 Matt Hughes and Matt Serra engaged in a ‘Fight of the Night’ earning battle. The two former champions fought to a very close decision that swung the way of Hughes. Now both retired, the two took to twitter recently and after a back-and-forth appear to have agreed to fight. Will Dana and...

Nov 18, 2013 2:04 pm

QUICK TWITT | Matt Hughes Calls GSP vs. Hendricks ‘Worst Decision In UFC History’

Former UFC welterweight champion, UFC Executive and hall-of-famer, Matt Hughes recently took to twitter with a harsh assessment of last weekend’s IFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. The former champ believes that Johny Hendricks beat GSP and went as far as saying that the outcome was the worst in the sports history....

Nov 12, 2013 12:37 pm

Matt Hughes: Ortiz and Couture weren’t loyal and now they’re paying the price

Throughout the years many fighters, fans and media members have had disputes with the UFC/Zuffa, or more specifically with UFC President Dana White. Most notably would have to be former heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Randy “The Natural” Couture and Tito Ortiz. We all remember the days of Tito’s prime when he wore his “Dana...

Oct 30, 2013 10:49 am


In 2006, UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre fought Matt Hughes for the UFC welterweight title at UFC 65. This fight is from the vault, aged 7-years and in it’s entirety for you to enjoy above.

Jul 19, 2013 9:18 am

Matt Hughes: ‘How Can These Guys Complain About Their Pay’

“You go back to when I first started. These guys are making as much now as I did when I won the belt,” Hughes said. “How can these guys complain about their pay? I don’t understand it. I really don’t. Most of the guys that complain are guys who have been kicked out of the...

Jul 15, 2013 9:31 am

QUICK PIC | Matt Hughes Inducted in to Pro Wrestling HOF

UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Hughes received the Lou Thesz Award at the 2013 Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame in Waterloo, Iowa this weekend. Here is Matt with Lynn Taylor, Jim Brunzell, George Napolitano and Edge.