Matt Hughes retires, takes VP job with UFC

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Hughes may be retiring from fighting, but he won’t be leaving the UFC fold.  He will move to a new position with the promotion, Vice President of Athlete Development and Government relations.

In that role Hughes will serve as a mentor to all the fighters currently under the UFC banner, a role that many other professional sports have a former superstar athlete serving in.

In announcing Hughes’ new role and retirement, UFC president Dana White praised Hughes as a fighter “that always held himself to the highest ethical standard” and commented that he was an individual he knew he could always count on, no matter what the request.

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