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B.J. Penn announces he will return at UFC 197

UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn is still planning on coming out of retirement, however, it just won’t be at UFC 196 as originally planned. Instead, Penn announced on his website that there has been a slight change of plans and he will now square off against an unnamed opponent at UFC 197 on April 23. Penn said that he was certain that he would return at UFC 196, but that the UFC...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Serra on fighting Matt Hughes again: 'Let's do it!'

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra has always been a whirling dynamo in the ring and a warmly bombastic personality outside of it. So, in this writer's opinion you pretty much have to not be a fan of fun or fighting to dislike the New Yorker.Or, you could just be Matt Hughes. The long-time former welterweight champ and Serra have feuded for years, and their 2009 fight was...
Via FOX Sports
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

MMA manager Monte Cox pleads guilty to federal tax evasion charge

Monte Cox has managed multiple UFC veterans and champions, over the years, including Matt Hughes, and Jens Pulver. Now, the Iowan faces a federal prison sentence after pleading guilty to one count of filing a false tax return. The manager and successful regional fight promoter appeared before a U.S. District Court in Davenport, according to the Quad City Times. In addition to facing...
Via FOX Sports
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Blatnick, Matt Hughes vs. Frank Trigg 2 Inducted Into UFC Hall Of Fame

The first inductees into the newly-revamped UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Former commentator Jeff Blatnick will enter the “Contributors” wing, while the rematch between former welterweight champion Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg makes its way into the “Fight” wing. The announcement was made on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” Earlier this month, the UFC decided...
Via 5thRound.com
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC to induct Jeff Blatnick and Matt Hughes vs. Frank Trigg 2 into Hall of Fame

The UFC has confirmed the first two members of the Hall of Fame class for 2015 with former commentator Jeff Blatnick being inducted into the new contributor's wing while the classic rematch between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will enter into the fight wing. Both inductees were announced on Wednesday night's edition of UFC Tonight. The UFC Hall of Fame was recently reformatted into...
Via FOX Sports
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Legends Are Coming: Coleman, Hughes and Rampage added to ‘EA Sports UFC’

Though it was released back on June 17th of this year, EA had done a phenomenal job of keeping their debut UFC release highly relevant. Their most recent campaign began with an image of four fighters with no identities with a caption reading – “The Legends are Coming”. As fans began to speculate based on the shadows of the fighters pictured and which legends on the roster are...
Via Fight Booth
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Hardy: UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes 'is a real piece of s**t'

Dan Hardy has become known for his candor in his second career as a UFC broadcaster. Apparently, that also crosses over to social media. The former UFC welterweight blasted UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes on Twitter over the weekend, calling him "a piece of s**t." The rip was in reply to a Bloody Elbow tweet about Hughes' television hunting show going on the road to Africa. The beef...
Via FOX Sports
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cat Zingano flying armbar alert (video)

So, what’s undefeated UFC women’s bantamweight contender Cat Zingano been up to of late? Well, over the weekend she was spotted at the UFC Fan Expo’s Grapplers Quest. Check out the video bombing by UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes at he 0:40 marker. From the looks of this video the undefeated bantamweight contender can’t be that far off from a return. It’s not quite Rose Namjunas caliber...
Via Fight Booth
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey Looks to Do What Matt Hughes Couldn’t With UFC Record Turnaround

The UFC allowed bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (pictured) to take a 10-month hiatus after beating Liz Carmouche in her highly-publicized Octagon debut at UFC 157. After filming “The Ultimate Fighter 18″ and a couple Hollywood movies, Rousey returned to submit Miesha Tate at UFC 168. The UFC wasted no time in throwing their biggest mainstream star right back into the fire...
Via 5thRound.com
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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