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Who Is UFC Fighter Matt Hughes?

Learn about UFC fighter Matt Hughes from kickboxing champion Phil Nurse in this Howcast video.


My name is Kru Phil Nurse. I run a Muay Thai-style fighting gym in New York City called The Wat. We have some of the world champion fighters that trained at The Wat. If you want to find out more about The Wat, you can contact us at Today we're gonna be talking about the UFC. Matt Hughes. Matt Hughes is one of the legends of MMA and UFC, and fought a lot, his base is wrestling. Very, very strong, great wrestler. He actually, one of his fights I remember was when he fought Carlos Newton, UFC, 34 and when he was actually in a triangle choke, and pretty much knocked out. He picked up Carlos Newton and slammed him and turned the fight around to win that fight. Matt Hughes very, very strong wrestler, ground and pound, he's beat and I think he beat some of the greatest with ground and pound. Whereas, the jiujitsu would have taken him out of his game. But, due to his very, very agressive ground and pound and determination, he actually went over to win the fight.

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