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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...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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

Matt Hughes caught watching baseball game at UFC Fight Night 47

This past Saturday night the UFC returned from a three week hiatus for an enthralling UFC Fight Night 47 card live from Bangor, Maine. Although the prelims delivered relatively paltry action and four decisions, the main card highlighted five incredible finishes in a row. Altogether, the event was quite exciting for a card that did not exactly have the greatest name value. Matt...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 18, 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

Pat Miletich Officially Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame

In a ceremony today at the UFC Fan Expo, Pat Miletich became the 12th inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame. Miletich was joined onstage by fellow Hall of Famer and former training partner, Matt Hughes. He was introduced by UFC president Dana White. It seemed like Miletich would never get this chance as he had a standing feud with White that stemmed from “The Croatian Sensation...
Via Between The Ropes
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Reasons You Must Attend This Years UFC Fan Expo

The UFC’s annual Fan Expo in Las Vegas, NV is a little over 2 weeks away and for MMA fans that haven’t had the opportunity to attend an expo I’ll lay out the 10 reasons you must visit this year. 1)      Train with a UFC Hall of Famer: The UFC Fan Expo will host training and development sessions with UFC legends Stephan Bonner, Forrest Griffin, Matt Hughes and Chuck...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Manaus’ World Cup stadium pitch in bad shape

The World Cup in Brazil has become one PR and logistical nightmare after another. Whether it’s the ongoing transportation workers strike in Sao Paolo, or citizen protests over the cost and broken promises by the Brazilian government—it hasn’t been a great lead up to the World Cup. However, the hope has been that once the games get going themselves, things will settle down and...
Via 32 Flags
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea open talks to sign £48m Manchester United midfield target

Chelsea open talks to sign £48m Manchester United midfield target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea have opened talks about signing the highly rated Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke, but could face a strong competition from Barcelona. The Times journalist Matt Hughes writes that Koke is the latest Atletico player Chelsea are courting, but one that likely to prove the...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Episode Six Of UFC Embedded

UFC 173 takes place tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC has been releasing a video blog series titled, “UFC Embedded” leading up to tonight’s show. Today’s video is the sixth video of seven. The video goes behind the scenes of Daniel Cormier cutting weight, Dan Henderson eating a meal and getting a massage, a UFC meeting with Dana White,...
Via Between The Ropes
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Muscle, big-game experience push Watterson to title game

COLUMBUS - The marquee game of the first day of the Ohio High School Athletic Association state basketball tournament was a rematch of last year's Div. II state title game. It was a matchup of two confident, talented teams that play contrasting styles. Muscle won. Columbus Bishop Watterson's muscle combined with its efficiency was too much for Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

10 worst champions in UFC history

There are epic championship reigns that will be kept in the UFC history books for all time. Royce Gracie, Anderson Silva, Matt Hughes, Chuck Liddell, Georges St. Pierre, Tito Ortiz, the list goes on and on. No, I didn’t forget about Penn, Jones, Couture and others, but this isn’t a list talking about the Greatest UFC Champions, but instead the worst. Here is a look at the worst...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
March 01, 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

Georges St. Pierre: The Rush For Greatness Part 1

The DebutOn a cold night in January 2002 a young French Canadian martial artist made his professional mixed martial arts debut at the tender age of 21.  What no one could know that night was this was the beginning of one of the most decorated careers the sport had ever seen.  Georges ‘Rush’ St. Pierre was successful in his debut earning a technical knockout over future training...
Via MMAInsider
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Back to the future of the UFC: UFC 45 review

UFC 45 took place on November 21, 2003 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. I was fortunate enough to attend this event and it was one of the greatest times of my life! The fighters were much more accessible to the general public since the sport wasn't that popular back then.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC top 20 submissions video: Silva, Gracie & Mir make multiple appearances

Who are the greatest submission masters in UFC history? This new video released on the 20th birthday of the promotion has the answers. Heavyweight submission ace Frank Mir, former P4P king Anderson Silva, and UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie make three separate appearances on this list. Check out the video below for the best of the best dating all the way back to the night that started...
Via hov-mma
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 20 Years: Weidman-Silva, Silva-Belfort tie for all-time top KO (Video)

The folks at the Ultimate Fighting Championship have really been on top of this 20 year anniversary thing over the past couple of weeks. Below you'll find an ultraviolent compilation of the 20 greatest KO's from their first 20 years along with a list we put together for your convenience. Watch out for a video post of the top 20 submissions of all-time to follow. This week...
Via hov-mma
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Top 20 Submissions in UFC History

UFC 167 is on Saturday night and is the 20th anniversary show of the company. Throughout the week the UFC will be releasing videos of the greatest fights and other moments in the history of the organization. This video above will show the 20 greatest submissions in the history of the UFC. Here are the top five. 5. B.J. Penn vs. Matt Hughes I at UFC 46 4. Frank Mir vs. Brock Lesnar...
Via Between The Ropes
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Hughes talks evolution of MMA, Randy Couture & other legends not being part of UFC

The UFC’s 20th anniversary is upon us and Matt Hughes has been busy on press tours as he is one of the legends who helped build the organization and sport. We asked him his thoughts on guys like Randy Couture and Tito Ortiz not being a part of the organization and his feelings about it. He also talks about the evolution of MMA since he was on top
Via MMAinterviews
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 20 knockouts in UFC history

#20: Matt Hughes vs. Carlos Newton - UFC 34 In the fall of 2001, after 32 pro fights and a seven-fight win streak, Matt Hughes was ready for a UFC welterweight title shot, which came against Carlos Newton at UFC 34. In a way, the fight was personal for Hughes, since Newton had just won the belt from his friend and trainer Pat Miletich. By that point, Hughes' style was already...
Via Fox Sports
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Free Fight Videos – Georges St-Pierre vs Carlos Condit & GSP vs Matt Hughes 2

 On November 16th current UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (24-2) will attempt to defend his belt for a ninth consecutive time when he takes on Johny Hendricks (15-1) in the main event of UFC 167.Prior to the clash you can check out Georges in action in the two free fight videos below. Firstly his second encounter with UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes (45-9) from UFC 65...
Via MMAInsider
November 05, 2013  |  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

UFC fighters tour Browns facility

Clevelanders are passionate about their city and even more passionate about their sports teams, and it's no different for Strong Style Fight Team representatives and Cleveland natives Stipe Miocic and Jessica Eye. Wednesday morning, Miocic and Eye joined UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes on a tour of the Cleveland Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio, getting decked out in Browns...
Via Fox Sports
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Across the Pond: Analyzing the UFC’s European Invasion

July 13, 2002 at the Royal Albert Hall: Finishing his opponent with some strong ground and pound, Englishman Ian Freeman took out future champion Frank Mir in the first round of the co-main event in London. Future Hall of Famer Matt Hughes went on to TKO Carlos Newton in the fourth round of the main event, to win the welterweight title. That event was over 11 years ago. Why is this...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

B.J.Penn Drops Down To 145, Will Fight And Coach TUF 19 Opposite Frankie Edgar

The MMA world thought we had seen the last of B.J.Penn after losing soundly to Rory MacDonald at UFC on Fox 5 last December. We were all mistaken as the UFC announced that the former two division champion will be returning to the UFC, but this time as a featherweight as he will coach the 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter alongside former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar....
Via Between The Ropes
September 11, 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
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