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Matt Hughes Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 45-9-0

Matthew Allen Hughes was born on October 13, 1973, in Hillsboro, Illinois. Hughes has two siblings, a sister and his twin brother, Mark. During high school they both participated in football and wrestling. Hughes went to Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, Illinois, before transferring to Lincoln College, in Lincoln, Illinois and then on to Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

Last Fight: Josh Koscheck
Age: 49
Height 5'9"
Weight 170 lbs
Nick Name: N/A
Nationality: United States
Association: HIT Squad
45 Wins
KO / TKO
21
46%
Submission
17
37%
Decisions
10
22%
9 Losses
KO / TKO
5
55%
Submission
4
44%
Decisions
0
0%

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Reach 73 in (185 cm)
Style Wrestling
Team Miletich Fighting Systems (1998–2007)Finney's HIT Squad (2007–present)
Wrestling NCAA Division I Wrestling
Years active 1998–2013
University Eastern Illinois University Lincoln College Southwestern Illinois College
Spouse Audra Moore-Hughes

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FAQ's

Matt Hughes next fight?
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Matt Hughes last fight?
Matt Hughes lost his last fight against Josh Koscheck by KO (Punches) on Sep. 24, 2011 at UFC 135 - Jones vs. Rampage.
Is Matt Hughes retired?
Matt Hughes last fought Josh Koscheck 11 years 2 months and 15 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Matt Hughes?
Matt Hughes has a 83% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 71% of his fights.
Out of the 7 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -271 favorite, and out of 5 favored matches, he has won 60% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 2 matches, with a win rate of 0% and an odds average of +265.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 7 of Matt Hughes betting fights, you would have lost $285.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have made $73.
Where is Matt Hughes from?
Matt Hughes is from Hillsboro, Illinois, United States.
Did Matt Hughes go to college?
Matt Hughes attended Eastern Illinois University Lincoln College Southwestern Illinois College.
Has Matt Hughes ever been knocked out?
Matt Hughes has lost 5 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by KO (Punches) from Josh Koscheck on Sep. 24, 2011 at UFC 135 - Jones vs. Rampage
How long has Matt Hughes been fighting?
Matt Hughes has been fighting for a period of 13 years 7 months and 23 days, his first fight was on Jan. 01, 1998 at JKD - Challenge 1. He has accumalated roughly 6 hours, 24 minutes and 10 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Josh Koscheck UFC 135 - Jones vs. Rampage
Sep/24/2011
KO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 4:59
loss B.J. Penn UFC 123 - Rampage vs. Machida
Nov/20/2010
KO (Punches) Dan Miragliotta 1 0:21
win Ricardo Almeida UFC 117 - Silva vs. Sonnen
Aug/07/2010
Technical Submission (Anaconda Choke) Josh Rosenthal 1 3:15
win Renzo Gracie UFC 112 - Invincible
Apr/10/2010
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 3 4:40
win Matt Serra UFC 98 - Evans vs. Machida
May/23/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
loss Thiago Alves UFC 85 - Bedlam
Jun/07/2008
TKO (Flying Knee and Punches) Herb Dean 2 1:02
loss Georges St. Pierre UFC 79 - Nemesis
Dec/29/2007
Submission (Armbar) Steve Mazzagatti 2 4:54
win Chris Lytle UFC 68 - Uprising
Mar/03/2007
Decision (Unanimous) Mark Matheny 3 5:00
loss Georges St. Pierre UFC 65 - Bad Intentions
Nov/18/2006
TKO (Head Kick and Punches) John McCarthy 2 1:25
win B.J. Penn UFC 63 - Hughes vs. Penn 2
Sep/23/2006
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 3 3:53
win Royce Gracie UFC 60 - Hughes vs. Gracie
May/27/2006
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 4:39
win Joe Riggs UFC 56 - Full Force
Nov/19/2005
Submission (Kimura) John McCarthy 1 3:28
win Frank Trigg UFC 52 - Couture vs. Liddell 2
Apr/16/2005
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Mario Yamasaki 1 4:05
win Georges St. Pierre UFC 50 - The War of '04
Oct/22/2004
Submission (Armbar) John McCarthy 1 4:59
win Renato Verissimo UFC 48 - Payback
Jun/19/2004
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
loss B.J. Penn UFC 46 - Supernatural
Jan/31/2004
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Mario Yamasaki 1 4:39
win Frank Trigg UFC 45 - Revolution
Nov/21/2003
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) John McCarthy 1 3:54
win Sean Sherk UFC 42 - Sudden Impact
Apr/25/2003
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win Gil Castillo UFC 40 - Vendetta
Nov/22/2002
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) John McCarthy 1 5:00
win Carlos Newton UFC 38 - Brawl at the Hall
Jul/13/2002
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 4 3:27
win Hayato Sakurai UFC 36 - Worlds Collide
Mar/22/2002
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 4 3:01
win Carlos Newton UFC 34 - High Voltage
Nov/02/2001
KO (Slam) John McCarthy 2 1:27
win Steve Gomm EC 43 - Extreme Challenge 43
Sep/08/2001
TKO (Punches) Lonnie Foster 2 3:18
win Hiromitsu Kanehara Rings - 10th Anniversary
Aug/11/2001
Decision (Majority) 3 5:00
win Chatt Lavender EC 41 - Extreme Challenge 41
Jul/13/2001
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 3 2:31
win Scott Johnson EC 40 - Extreme Challenge 40
Jun/16/2001
KO (Punch) 1 3:24
win John Cronk Gladiators 14 - Gladiators 14
May/11/2001
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 N/A
win Bruce Nelson FCC 4 - Freestyle Combat Challenge 4
Mar/31/2001
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 3:04
win Brett Al-azzawi Rings USA - Battle of Champions
Mar/17/2001
Submission (Armbar) 1 3:27
loss Jose Landi-Jons Shidokan Jitsu - Warriors War 1
Feb/08/2001
KO (Knee) 1 4:45
loss Dennis Hallman UFC 29 - Defense of the Belts
Dec/16/2000
Submission (Armbar) Mario Yamasaki 1 0:20
win Maynard Marcum Rings Australia - Free Fight Battle
Nov/12/2000
Submission (Keylock) 1 6:29
win Robbie Newman Rings USA - Rising Stars Final
Sep/30/2000
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 1:40
win Chris Haseman Rings - Millennium Combine 3
Aug/23/2000
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
win Joe Guist EC 35 - Extreme Challenge 35
Jun/29/2000
Submission (Armbar) 1 2:45
win Marcelo Aguiar UFC 26 - Ultimate Field of Dreams
Jun/09/2000
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Mario Yamasaki 1 4:34
win Shawn Peters EC 32 - Extreme Challenge 32
May/21/2000
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 2:52
win Alexandre Barros WEF 9 - World Class
May/13/2000
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Eric Davila SB 17 - SuperBrawl 17
Apr/15/2000
Submission (Keylock) 2 3:24
win Jorge Pereira WEF 8 - Goin' Platinum
Jan/15/2000
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Kip Koller 1 6:00
win Daniel Vianna JKD - Challenge 4
Nov/20/1999
TKO (Cut) 1 N/A
win LaVerne Clark EC 29 - Extreme Challenge 29
Nov/13/1999
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 1:35
win Tom Schmitz EC 29 - Extreme Challenge 29
Nov/13/1999
TKO (Eye Injury) 1 0:48
win Joe Doerksen EC 29 - Extreme Challenge 29
Nov/13/1999
TKO (Submission to Knees and Punches) 2 0:25
win Valeri Ignatov UFC 22 - There Can Be Only One Champion
Sep/24/1999
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Akihiro Gono Shooto - 10th Anniversary Event
May/29/1999
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Erick Snyder JKD - Challenge 3
Apr/24/1999
TKO (Slam) 1 N/A
win Joe Stern EC 23 - Extreme Challenge 23
Apr/02/1999
TKO (Punches) 1 2:30
win Ryan Stout ES - Extreme Shootfighting
Dec/11/1998
TKO (Corner Stoppage) 2 5:00
loss Dennis Hallman EC 21 - Extreme Challenge 21
Oct/17/1998
Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 0:17
win Dave Menne EC 21 - Extreme Challenge 21
Oct/17/1998
Decision (Unanimous) 1 15:00
win Victor Hunsaker EC 21 - Extreme Challenge 21
Oct/17/1998
TKO (Punches) 1 1:39
win Craig Quick JKD - Challenge 2
Apr/25/1998
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 N/A
win Erick Snyder JKD - Challenge 1
Jan/01/1998
KO (Slam) 1 0:15