541 Search Results for matt hughes

Feb 19, 2014 8:02 pm

Matt Hughes & Matt Serra Agree To Fight?

Back in 2009 Matt Hughes and Matt Serra engaged in a ‘Fight of the Night’ earning battle. The two former champions fought to a very close decision that swung the way of Hughes. Now both retired, the two took to twitter recently and after a back-and-forth appear to have agreed to fight. Will Dana and...

Nov 18, 2013 2:04 pm

QUICK TWITT | Matt Hughes Calls GSP vs. Hendricks ‘Worst Decision In UFC History’

Former UFC welterweight champion, UFC Executive and hall-of-famer, Matt Hughes recently took to twitter with a harsh assessment of last weekend’s IFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. The former champ believes that Johny Hendricks beat GSP and went as far as saying that the outcome was the worst in the sports history....

Oct 30, 2013 10:49 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | GSP vs. Matt Hughes II

In 2006, UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre fought Matt Hughes for the UFC welterweight title at UFC 65. This fight is from the vault, aged 7-years and in it’s entirety for you to enjoy above.

Jul 19, 2013 9:18 am

Matt Hughes: ‘How Can These Guys Complain About Their Pay’

“You go back to when I first started. These guys are making as much now as I did when I won the belt,” Hughes said. “How can these guys complain about their pay? I don’t understand it. I really don’t. Most of the guys that complain are guys who have been kicked out of the...

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...

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...

Dec 20, 2016 11:23 am

Chael Sonnen: Why Liddell and Hughes lost their UFC jobs, but Griffin kept his

When the UFC was purchased by WME-IMG earlier this year, there followed a wave of controversial layoffs, as everyone from Tom Wright to social media specialist Shanda Maloney lost their jobs. The latest high-profile UFC employees on the chopping block were UFC Hall of Famers Matt Hughes and Chuck Liddell, who were given desk jobs...

Dec 15, 2015 12:13 pm

WATCH! Hughes haunted by loss in final fight

Former UFC champion Matt Hughes hasn’t fought since 2011, when he dropped a KO loss to Josh Koscheck at UFC 135. While Hughes has remained an active figure in the MMA world, in a recent interview with UFC Hall of Fame member Frank Trigg he admitted that he’s haunted by the fact that he lost...

Sep 13, 2015 1:20 am

WATCH! TUF Fighter busts out amazing Matt Serra impression

“The Ultimate Fighter” has seen a resurgence in ratings with Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber coaching the twenty-second season, but the older editions of the show weren’t ALL skippable. The sixth season of the reality show pit rivals Matt Hughes and Matt Serra against each other to decide not only who was the superior coach,...

Aug 15, 2015 2:30 am

All-Access! — Backstage Penn Reaction To Hughes’ Induction Humor

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Jun 30, 2015 1:38 pm

Renzo vs. Hughes OFF

Any one looking forward to the super ‘fight’ between Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie are going to be disappointed. The two were set to compete against each other at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship. Unfortunately, according to a report from MMAFighting, the match has been scrapped because Gracie suffered an injury...

Mar 17, 2015 1:51 pm

Hughes vs. Gracie ADCC Super-Fight Now Official

The ADCC World Championships are set for the promotion’s 2015 return to Brazil. Highlighting the event will be a super-fight between Matt Hughes and Renzo Gracie. The Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championships are set to go down in Sao Paulo on August 28-30. The Hughes vs. Gracie super-fight is just one part...

Dec 20, 2014 9:16 am

Pete Spratt: The UFC Offered Me $8k To Fight Hughes

Following the announcement of a class action lawsuit against the UFC, former UFC fighter Pete Spratt came forward about his past experience with the UFC when they wanted him to fight Matt Hughes. He posted the following comment on BJ Penn’s Facebook page. @SBNLukeThomas This is what Pete Spratt said about the UFC on http://t.co/QsX5710KtL's...

Dec 8, 2014 5:07 pm

Hughes: ‘Hendricks was trying to win rounds’

At UFC 181, Johny Hendricks noticeably faded in the 4th and 5th rounds of the fight, clinching Robbie Lawler against the cage and stalling several times. While Hendricks attributed his performance in the final few rounds to a tough weight cut, former welterweight champion Matt Hughes believes it’s because Hendricks was trying to fight to...

Dec 8, 2014 9:58 am

QUICK TWITT: Hughes considers putting belt on Lawler one of his greatest memories

At UFC 181, when announcer Bruce Buffer read the judges decision for the main event between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks that declared Lawler the winner, and champion, former champions Matt Hughes and Pat Miletich joined Lawler and his team in the Octagon to celebrate. Unlike other championship bouts, where UFC President Dana White puts...

Jul 27, 2014 12:40 pm

Robbie Lawler Pigs Out Following UFC on FOX 12 Win Over Matt Brown

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes shared a photo, from behind the scenes at UFC on FOX 12, of Robbie Lawler’s post-victory meal. Check it: This is @Ruthless_RL post victory meal. Congrats buddy! Well done! pic.twitter.com/aViGRoeuEW — Matt Hughes (@matthughes9x) July 27, 2014

Feb 27, 2014 11:37 am

Matt Serra: ‘Weidman Will Break Belfort Before The Final Bell’

“The second Chris walked through my doors, I’ve never seen a wrestler transition to jiu-jitsu so smoothly. Longo got him in some sparring and he was just a natural and a freak and a good one. Me and Ray talked about it often and early on with his training. We knew this kid had the...

Feb 20, 2014 8:29 pm

White Says ‘No’ To Serra vs. Hughes II

Two players from the old-school turned heads yesterday after a twitter convo ended with a, ‘Call Dana’. Matt Serra and Matt Hughes have a storied rivalry that started with a TUF season and ended in a ‘Fight of the Night’ earning battle (That Hughes won). I use the term ‘ended’ loosely though, because as of...

Nov 11, 2013 10:50 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Koscheck vs. Hughes

Back at UFC 135 in 2011, former UFC welterweight title challenger, Josh Koscheck, defeated former champ, Matt Hughes and sent him into retirement. With his upcoming bout against Tryon Woodley drawing near, we take you back to that night at UFC 135 to watch Koscheck in action.

Oct 27, 2012 12:36 pm

Hughes Defends Hunting Practices: The Law & The Bible Say I Can | UFC NEWS

“They can think whatever they want. But as far as, by the law, I’m right. You can’t see anything in the Bible [that says I’m wrong]. By the law and by the Bible, I’ve not done anything wrong. And if I haven’t conflicted with either one of those, I can live my life the way...