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Feb 18, 2013 7:30 pm

VIDEO | Matt Hughes On Retirement: “I Didn’t Want To Retire, But..” | UFC NEWS

In an interview with UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani, Matt Hughes talks about his new job as a liaison with the UFC, and his retirement from fighting in the organization. “I’m 39 years old, I’m not getting any quicker, I’m getting slower and it’s time to hang the gloves up.” When Ariel Helwani asks Matt if...

Jan 24, 2013 2:48 pm

Matt Hughes Joins UFC Front Office As VP Of Athlete Development | UFC NEWS

Matt Hughes, the legendary Ultimate Fighting Championship 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 this...

Jan 24, 2013 11:26 am

Matt Hughes Officially Retires From Fighting At Today’s Press Conference | UFC NEWS

The man who many consider the most dominant champion in UFC history, Matt Hughes, retired today at the UFC on FOX 6 pre-fight press conference. UFC president Dana White announced the decision and let Matt Hughes, who was in attendance, say a few words before departing from the event. Hughes will remain an active part...

Nov 10, 2012 9:02 pm

Exclusive: Matt Hughes Part 2: GSP vs. Condit, GSP vs. Silva and BJ vs. Rory MacDonald

  The welterweight division has had its share of dominant champions, Hughes included. Georges St. Pierre is the latest champion who has defeated everyone the UFC has put in front of him. After suffering through a dry spell where there weren’t many legitimate contenders it looks as though the division is on a huge upswing...

Oct 23, 2012 8:11 pm

Matt Hughes wishes Georges St. Pierre would finish more fights | UFC News

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes knows current UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre all too well, having faced him three times inside the octagon. The rivalry between the two began at UFC 50 in New Jersey, Hughes being the current welterweight champion at the time went on to win their first encounter, forcing GSP...

Oct 23, 2012 11:35 am

Matt Hughes Wants To Become A Judge, Possibly Open A Judging Academy

“When I’m a judge, I can only help the fighters that are right in front of me,” Hughes explained. “I would rather have a piece of a school, or help these judges figure out the best way to judge. Of course, I wouldn’t be the lead person. I wouldn’t want any financial interest in it...

Oct 15, 2012 7:04 pm

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes Says it Looks Like He’s Retired

  Readers of this site are very familiar with Matt Hughes. Not only is he a former UFC Welterweight Champion, he is a UFC Hall of Famer and he faced BJ Penn three times, losing two of them. Hughes celebrated his 39th birthday this past Saturday and hasn’t been seen in the Octagon since losing...

May 11, 2012 6:19 am

Free Fight Video | Josh Koscheck vs. Matt Hughes | UFC NEWS

Josh Koscheck was given the opportunity of a lifetime when he got the chance to fight UFC legend, Matt Hughes, at UFC 135. After going back-and-forth with Hughes, Koscheck dug deep and poured it on in the last 10 seconds of the first round, earning himself a knockout victory.

Mar 22, 2012 8:58 am

Matt Hughes Responds To Hardy Callouts | He Should Worry About Winning Fights

“I’m at a crossroads between fighting another fight or retirement. I’m 38, and I keep getting older and the fighters keep staying the same age. I wanted the Fall and Spring off, and now it’s time to talk with DW [Dana White]. I don’t get to decide my own fights. Dana White and the UFC...

Mar 17, 2012 8:55 am

Dan Hardy Would Love To Fight Blood Thirsty Matt Hughes

“I would love to figure that out, that blood thirsty kill freak. I can’t stand [Hughes]. I’d love to get a shot at him, but the thing with Matt Hughes is I don’t like him as a person, but I can’t help but respect him as a fighter. He achieved a lot and I enjoyed...

Feb 14, 2012 3:46 pm

Matt Hughes Isn't Ready To Retire | Wants To Go Out On A Win!

“Everything’s good on my end. Still kinda laid back. I have started to work out, so we’re sort of seeing how my body feels and this and that. But, as far as answering any questions about what I’m doing next or who I would be competing against next — I don’t know. Taking it back...

Dec 22, 2011 10:45 am

UFC NEWS – Dan Hardy Would Like To “Smash” Matt Hughes

“I’ve mentioned Matt Hughes to Lorenzo [Fertitta]. He’s been on a rough streak as well recently, he’ll look at me and see I’ve lost four fights and think he can outwrestle me. I also genuinely don’t like him. I need a fight to get up for and I’d take great pleasure in smashing him in...

Sep 14, 2011 6:00 am

Koscheck Blogs About Georges St. Pierre, Injury And Matt Hughes

UFC welterweight fighter, Josh Koscheck was recently brought on board over at Canadian media outlet, Sportsnet.ca to blog about his pre-fight thoughts and experiences leading up to his last minute bout with Matt Hughes at UFC 135. Below is his most recent contribution where he talks about his last fight with GSP, his injury and...