Matt Hughes

45 9
Wins Losses
Birth date October 13, 1973 (age 47)
Birth place Hillsboro, Illinois, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Reach 73 in (1.85 m)
Former two-time UFC Welterweight Champion

Fights

LOSS
Matt Hughes
UFC 135
Sep 24, 2011
KO (punches)
R1 – 4:59
LOSS
Matt Hughes
UFC 123
Nov 20, 2010
KO (punches)
R1 – 0:21
WIN
Matt Hughes
Ricardo Almeida
UFC 117
Aug 7, 2010
Technical Submission (Dave Schultz front headlock)
R1 – 3:15
WIN
Matt Hughes
Renzo Gracie
UFC 112
Apr 10, 2010
TKO (leg kicks and punches)
R3 – 4:40
WIN
Matt Hughes
UFC 98
May 23, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Matt Hughes
UFC 85
Jun 7, 2008
TKO (flying knee and punches)
R2 – 1:02
LOSS
Matt Hughes
UFC 79
Dec 29, 2007
Submission (armbar)
R2 – 4:54
WIN
Matt Hughes
Chris Lytle
UFC 68
Mar 3, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Matt Hughes
UFC 65
Nov 18, 2006
TKO (head kick and punches)
R2 – 1:25
WIN
Matt Hughes
UFC 63
Sep 23, 2006
TKO (punches)
R3 – 3:53
WIN
Matt Hughes
Royce Gracie
UFC 60
May 27, 2006
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:39
WIN
Matt Hughes
UFC 56
Nov 19, 2005
Submission (kimura)
R1 – 3:26
WIN
Matt Hughes
Frank Trigg
UFC 52
Apr 16, 2005
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 4:05
WIN
Matt Hughes
UFC 50
Oct 22, 2004
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 4:59
WIN
Matt Hughes
Renato Verissimo
UFC 48
Jun 19, 2004
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Matt Hughes
BJ Penn
UFC 46
Jan 31, 2004
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 4:39
WIN
Matt Hughes
Frank Trigg
UFC 45
Nov 21, 2003
Submission (standing rear-naked choke)
R1 – 3:54
WIN
Matt Hughes
UFC 42
Apr 25, 2003
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Matt Hughes
Gil Castillo
UFC 40
Nov 22, 2002
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 5:00
WIN
Matt Hughes
UFC 38
Jul 13, 2002
TKO (punches)
R4 – 3:27
WIN
Matt Hughes
Hayato Sakurai
UFC 36
Mar 22, 2002
TKO (punches)
R4 – 3:01
WIN
Matt Hughes
UFC 34
Nov 2, 2001
KO (slam)
R2 – 1:27
WIN
Matt Hughes
Steve Gomm
Extreme Challenge 43
Sep 8, 2001
TKO (punches)
R2 – 3:18
WIN
Matt Hughes
Hiromitsu Kanehara
Rings: 10th Anniversary
Aug 11, 2001
Decision (majority)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Matt Hughes
Chatt Lavender
Extreme Challenge 41
Jul 13, 2001
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R3 – 2:31
WIN
Matt Hughes
Scott Johnson
Extreme Challenge 40
Jun 16, 2001
KO (punch)
R1 – 3:24
WIN
Matt Hughes
John Cronk
Gladiators 14
May 11, 2001
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – N/A
WIN
Matt Hughes
Bruce Nelson
Freestyle Combat Challenge 4
Mar 31, 2001
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – 3:01
WIN
Matt Hughes
Brett Al-azzawi
Rings USA: Battle of Champions
Mar 17, 2001
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 3:27
LOSS
Matt Hughes
Jose Landi-Jons
Shidokan Jitsu: Warriors War 1
Feb 8, 2001
KO (flying knee and punches)
R1 – 4:45
LOSS
Matt Hughes
Dennis Hallman
UFC 29
Dec 16, 2000
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 0:20
WIN
Matt Hughes
Maynard Marcum
Rings Australia: Free Fight Battle
Nov 12, 2000
Submission (americana)
R1 – 6:29
WIN
Matt Hughes
Robbie Newman
Rings USA: Rising Stars Final
Sep 30, 2000
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R1 – 1:40
WIN
Matt Hughes
Chris Haseman
Rings: Millennium Combine 3
Aug 23, 2000
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Matt Hughes
Joe Guist
Extreme Challenge 35
Jun 29, 2000
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 2:45
WIN
Matt Hughes
Marcelo Aguiar
UFC 26
Jun 9, 2000
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 4:34
WIN
Matt Hughes
Shawn Peters
Extreme Challenge 32
May 21, 2000
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R1 – 2:52
WIN
Matt Hughes
Alexandre Barros
WEF 9: World Class
May 13, 2000
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Matt Hughes
Eric Davila
SuperBrawl 17
Apr 15, 2000
Submission (americana)
R2 – 3:24
WIN
Matt Hughes
Jorge Pereira
WEF 8: Goin' Platinum
Jan 15, 2000
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 6:00
WIN
Matt Hughes
Daniel Vianna
JKD Challenge 3
Nov 20, 1999
KO (slam)
R1 – 2:16
WIN
Matt Hughes
Joe Doerksen
Extreme Challenge 29
Nov 13, 1999
TKO (submission to punches)
R2 – 0:25
WIN
Matt Hughes
Tom Schmitz
Extreme Challenge 29
Nov 13, 1999
Submission (injury)
R1 – 0:48
WIN
Matt Hughes
LaVerne Clark
Extreme Challenge 29
Nov 13, 1999
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 1:35
WIN
Matt Hughes
Valeri Ignatov
UFC 22
Sep 24, 1999
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Matt Hughes
Akihiro Gono
Shooto - 10th Anniversary Event
May 29, 1999
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Matt Hughes
Erick Snyder
Jeet Kune Do Challenge 4
Apr 24, 1999
TKO (slam)
R1 – N/A
WIN
Matt Hughes
Joe Stern
Extreme Challenge 23
Apr 2, 1999
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – 2:30
WIN
Matt Hughes
Ryan Stout
Extreme Shootfighting
Dec 11, 1998
TKO (corner stoppage)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Matt Hughes
Victor Hunsaker
Extreme Challenge 21
Oct 17, 1998
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:39
WIN
Matt Hughes
Extreme Challenge 21
Oct 17, 1998
Decision (unanimous)
R1 – 15:00
LOSS
Matt Hughes
Dennis Hallman
Extreme Challenge 21
Oct 17, 1998
Technical Submission (standing guillotine choke)
R1 – 0:17
WIN
Matt Hughes
Craig Quick
Jeet Kune Do Challenge 2
Apr 25, 1998
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – N/A
WIN
Matt Hughes
Erick Snyder
Jeet Kune Do Challenge 1
Jan 1, 1998
KO (slam)
R1 – 0:15