MMA community sends support to Matt Hughes following car accident

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes had been involved in a horrific car accident that saw him airlifted to a hospital after his car was struck by a moving train near his hometown.

While details on the situation remained scarce, UFC President Dana White revealed that Hughes was in the hospital being treated for head trauma, and that his family was traveling to the hospital to be with him.

Since then no further updates on Hughes condition have emerged, however the MMA community was quick to begin pouring out their support to Hughes and his family via social media:

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Prayers out to my friend and @lynx_wrestling brother @matthughes9x . #lynx4life #lynxwrestling #illinoisboys #countrytough

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🙏🏻 Matt and Audra.

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This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 6/16/2017.