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Matt Hughes Career UFC Fight Purse Breakdown

Matt Hughes * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC 22 – Sep 24/99 – W (Ignatov) – N/A UFC 26 – Jun 9/00 – W (Aguiar) – N/A UFC 29 – Dec 16/00 – L (Hallman) – N/A UFC 34 – Nov 2/01 […]
Via MMA Manifesto
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hughes, Miocic and Eye takeover Cleveland

As the UFC continues to count down the days until they officially commemorate the 20th anniversary of the promotion with UFC 167 in Las Vegas, several cities across the United States have been receiving visits from fighters with press events, scavenger hunts and other surprises in store as part of the three week long celebration. On Tuesday in Cleveland, Ohio, UFC heavyweight Stipe...
Via Fox Sports
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Hughes wonders: “How can these guys complain about fighter pay?”

Let’s go back to 2001. Even more specifically, let’s go back to November of 2001, at UFC 34. Matt Hughes had just won the UFC welterweight title. It was a huge moment in the young fighter’s career, and he didn’t even get paid as much as some undercard fighters today. So, how could these fighters complain about fighter pay now? A CHAMPION was making as much as them, and I...
Via Fight Hub TV
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Hughes Joins UFC as VP of Athlete Development and Government Relations

Matt Hughes, the legendary Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer and former two-time welterweight champion, officially announced his retirement from UFC competition today. He has eagerly accepted a new role as he joins the organization’s front office, taking the newly created position of Vice President of Athlete Development and Government Relations.   To coincide with [...]
Via BoneSnapper.com
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

News: Matt Hughes Officially Retires From Fighting, Joins UFC as VP of Athlete Development and Government Relations

The Ultimate Fighting Championshiops announced earlier today that former two-time welterweight champion and Hall of Famer Matt Hughes has officially retired from professional fighting to join the promotion as the VP of Athlete Development and Government Relations. UFC President Dana White announced the news prior to the UFC on FOX 6 press conference.  The organization also announced...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Hughes Comes Under Fire for Controversial Hunting Pictures

It has been a tough Twitter week for a couple of former UFC champions. BJ Penn has taken some heat for his harsh words for Nick Diaz on the blue-birded network, while Matt Hughes (Pictured left) has come under heavy fire for the controversial hunting pictures he recently posted on his account. “Mark and me just got done here in Texas! Yes mine is bigger,” Hughes wrote accompanied...
Via 5thRound.com
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

DVD Review: UFC: Ultimate Matt Hughes

Who is the best UFC welterweight fighter of all-time?  That answer seems to be a no-brainer right now: Georges St-Pierre, of course.  But a few, short years ago most would argue that Matt Hughes was the greatest 170 pounder ever.  Some still do, and argue the point in the recent DVD (and Blu-ray) release, UFC: Ultimate Matt Hughes.Personally I'm not a huge fan of Matt Hughes...
Via MMA Manifesto
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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