Matthew
Hughes

  • Age:
    47
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 9"
  • Weight:
    185
  • Fighting Out Of:
    IL

Stats

W-L-D
43-9-0
(T)KO
12-6
SUB
21-3
  • Age:
    47
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 9"
  • Weight:
    185
  • Fighting Out Of:
    IL

Stats

W-L-D
43-9-0
(T)KO
12-6
SUB
21-3

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    2

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:00
  • Fastest KO:
    00:15
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:00

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    76.7%
  • Finished Rate:
    100%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    23.3%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    27.9%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    66.7%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    48.8%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    33.3%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    43-9-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    13 years, 8 months, 22 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    75.6
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    3.9
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 11 month, 16 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    7 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.6
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    07:55
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    0.8
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    04:08

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
09/24/2011
Loss
43-8-0
Josh Koscheck
(15-5-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 170
TKO/RSC
UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage
1 04:59
11/20/2010
Loss
43-7-0
BJ Penn
(15-7-1)
Welterweight
169 vs 169
KO
UFC 123: Jackson vs. Machida
1 00:21
08/07/2010
Win
42-7-0
Ricardo Almeida
(12-3-0)
Welterweight
170.5 vs 170.5
Submission (Choke)
UFC 117: Silva vs. Sonnen
1 03:15
04/10/2010
Win
41-7-0
Renzo Gracie
(13-6-1)
Welterweight
170 vs 171
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 112: Invincible
3 04:40
05/23/2009
Win
40-7-0
Matt Serra
(10-5-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 171
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 98: Evans vs Machida
3 05:00
06/07/2008
Loss
40-6-0
Thiago Alves
(15-5-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 174
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 85: Bedlam
2 01:02
12/29/2007
Loss
40-5-0
Georges St-Pierre
(14-2-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 170
Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC 79: Nemesis
2 04:54
03/03/2007
Win
39-5-0
Chris Lytle
(21-13-5)
Welterweight
171 vs 169
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 68: The Uprising
3 05:00
11/18/2006
Loss
39-4-0
Georges St-Pierre
(12-1-0)
Welterweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 65: Bad Intentions
2 01:25
NSF
09/23/2006
Win
38-4-0
BJ Penn
(10-3-1)
Welterweight
TKO/RSC
UFC 63: Penn vs. Hughes
3 03:50
05/27/2006
Win
37-4-0
Royce Gracie
(13-2-3)
Middleweight
175.5 vs 175
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie
1 04:39
11/19/2005
Win
36-4-0
Joe Riggs
(23-5-0)
Middleweight
170 vs 172
Submission (Kimura)
UFC 56: Full Force
1 03:28
04/16/2005
Win
35-4-0
Frank Trigg
(12-2-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 169.5
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2
1 04:05
10/22/2004
Win
34-4-0
Georges St-Pierre
(7-0-0)
Welterweight
Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC 50: The War of '04
1 04:59
06/19/2004
Win
33-4-0
Renato Verissimo
(5-0-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 170.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 48: Payback
3 05:00
01/31/2004
Loss
33-3-0
BJ Penn
(6-1-1)
Welterweight
170 vs 169
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC 46: Super Natural
1 04:39
NSF
11/21/2003
Win
32-3-0
Frank Trigg
(10-1-0)
Welterweight
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC 45: Revolution
1 03:54
NSF
04/25/2003
Win
31-3-0
Sean Sherk
(17-0-1)
Welterweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 42: Sudden Impact
5 05:00
11/22/2002
Win
30-3-0
Gil Castillo
(7-1-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 170
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
UFC 40: Vendetta
1 05:00
NSF
07/13/2002
Win
29-3-0
Carlos Newton
(11-6-0)
Welterweight
Submission
UFC 38: Brawl at the Hall
4 03:37
03/22/2002
Win
28-3-0
Hayato Sakurai
(16-1-2)
Welterweight
169 vs 170
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC 36: Worlds Collide
4 03:01
NSF
11/02/2001
Win
27-3-0
Carlos Newton
(10-5-0)
Welterweight
KO (Slam)
UFC 34: High Voltage
2 01:27
NSF
09/08/2001
Win
26-3-0
Steve Gomm
(4-3-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Extreme Challenge 43
2 03:18
NSF
08/11/2001
Win
25-3-0
Hiromitsu Kanehara
(13-8-0)

Decision
Rings: 10th Anniversary World Title Series
2 05:00
NSF
07/13/2001
Win
24-3-0
Chatt Lavender
(4-0-0)

Submission (Side Choke)
Extreme Challenge 41
3 02:31
NSF
06/16/2001
Win
23-3-0
Scott Johnston
(0-2-0)

KO
Extreme Challenge 40
1 03:24
NSF
05/11/2001
Win
22-3-0
John Cronk
(5-4-0)

Submission (Strikes)
Gladiators 14
00:00
NSF
03/31/2001
Win
21-3-0
Bruce Nelson
(2-11-0)

Submission (Front Choke)
Freestyle Combat Challenge 4
1 03:04
NSF
03/17/2001
Win
20-3-0
Brett Al-Azzawi
(11-9-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Rings USA: Battle of Champions
1 03:27
NSF
02/08/2001
Loss
20-2-0
Jose Landi Johns
(19-4-0)

KO (Knee)
Warriors War 1
1 04:15
NSF
12/16/2000
Loss
20-1-0
Dennis Hallman
(14-4-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC 29: Defense of the Belts
1 00:20
NSF
11/12/2000
Win
19-1-0
Maynard Marcum
(2-0-0)

Submission (Figure Four Key Lock)
Rings Australia: Free Fight Battle
1 06:29
NSF
09/30/2000
Win
18-1-0
Robbie Newman
(4-0-0)

Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Rings USA: Rising Stars Final
1 01:40
NSF
08/23/2000
Win
17-1-0
Christopher Haseman
(12-7-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Rings: Millennium Combine 3
2 05:00
NSF
06/29/2000
Win
16-1-0
Joe Guist
(0-0-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Extreme Challenge 35
1 02:45
NSF
06/09/2000
Win
15-1-0
Marcelo Aguiar
(2-2-1)

TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
UFC 26: Ultimate Field of Dreams
1 04:34
NSF
05/20/2000
Win
14-1-0
Shawn Peters
(1-0-0)

Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Extreme Challenge 32
1 02:52
NSF
05/13/2000
Win
13-1-0
Alexandre Barros
(3-1-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Extreme Fighting 9: World Class
3 05:00
NSF
04/15/2000
Win
12-1-0
Eric Davila
(7-1-0)
Middleweight
Submission (Arm Lock)
Shooto : Super Brawl 17 'Night of Champions'
2 01:36
NSF
01/15/2000
Win
11-1-0
Jorge Pereira
(7-1-0)

TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
World Extreme Fighting 8: Goin' Platinum
1 06:00
NSF
11/20/1999

11-1-0
Daniel Vianna
(2-1-1)

Unknown (Accidental Headbutt Caused a Cut)
JKD Challenge 3
05:00
NSF
11/13/1999
Win
8-1-0
LaVerne Clark
(7-2-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Extreme Challenge 29
2 01:35
NSF
11/13/1999
Win
8-1-0
Tom Schmitz
(3-1-0)

Submission (Eye Injury)
Extreme Challenge 29
1 00:48
NSF
11/13/1999
Win
8-1-0
Joseph Doerksen
(5-1-0)

Submission (Punches and Knees)
Extreme Challenge 29
2 00:25
NSF
09/24/1999
Win
7-1-0
Val Ignatov
(0-1-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 22: There Can Be Only One Champion
3 05:00
NSF
05/29/1999
Win
6-1-0
Akihiro Gono
(8-6-2)
Light-heavyweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shooto: the Renaxis 1999 - Shooto 10th Anniversary
3 05:00
NSF
04/02/1999
Win
5-1-0
Joe Stern
(2-0-0)

Submission (Punches)
Extreme Challenge 23
1 02:30
NSF
12/11/1998
Win
4-1-0
Ryan Stout
(1-1-1)

Submission
Extreme Shootfighting
1 10:00
NSF
10/27/1998
Loss
2-0-0
Dennis Hallman
(6-0-0)

KO (Choked Unconscious from a Guillotine Choke)
Extreme Challenge 21
1 00:17
NSF
10/27/1998
Win
2-0-0
Dave Menne
(10-3-1)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Extreme Challenge 21
1 15:00
NSF
10/27/1998
Win
2-0-0
Victor Hunsaker
(4-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Punches)
Extreme Challenge 21
1 01:39
NSF
04/25/1998
Win
1-0-0
Craig Quick
(0-0-0)

Submission (Strikes)
JKD Challenge 1
1 00:50
NSF
01/01/1998
Win
0-0-0
Erick Snyder
(0-0-0)
Welterweight
KO (Slam)
JKD - Challenge 2
1 00:15

* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class