Mark R. Hughes (born October 13, 1973 in Hillsboro, Illinois) is a former professional mixed martial arts fighter. He trained with the Miletich Fighting Systems along with his twin brother and former UFC Welterweight Champion, Matt Hughes.
Mark and Matt competed in a wrestling tournament at their school and ended up facing off in the finals. Mark won the match, showcasing both his wrestling prowess and the strength that the Hughes brothers are known for.
After fighting in the UFC, Mark decided that it just wasn't for him and he went back to his family, the farm and his construction company (Hughes Construction).
On May 29, 2008, his brother Matt reported that Mark was ready to sign a new contract with the UFC. .
Mark is five minutes younger than his twin brother Matt. Matt and Mark have an older sister, Beth Ulricy..
|08/02/2003||Win||Leo Sylvest||Extreme Challenge 51||Submission (Armbar)||1||4:49|
|01/20/2001||Loss||Joe Geromiller||Extreme Challenge Trials: 2000 US MMA National Championships||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||2||4:12|
|11/17/2000||Win||Alex Stiebling||UFC 28: High Stakes||Decision||2||5:00|
|08/26/2000||Win||Matthew Torrez||Extreme Challenge 36||Decision (Unanimous)||1||15:00|
|08/26/2000||Win||Andrew Neil||Extreme Challenge 36||Submission (Strikes)||1||1:29|
|06/10/2000||Win||Neal Binkley||Extreme Challenge 33||TKO (Punches)||1||1:01|
|05/21/2000||Win||Ron Fields||Extreme Challenge 32||TKO (Punches)||1||1:46|
|04/24/1999||Loss||Brian Gassaway||JKD-Challenge 4||Decision (Split)||N/A||N/A|
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ HUGHES BROTHERS SET FOR UFC REUNION - MMA WEEKLY - Mixed Martial Arts & UFC News, Photos, Rankings & more
- ↑ Interview with St. Louis Today
- ↑ Mark Hughes Page on matt Hughes Official Website
- ↑ Mark and Emily’s first little girl was born this morning at 3:10 AM.
- ↑ Hughes' official website & Sherdog profile record one less win than his UFC profile. The record listed here represents the one given on his official website & Sherdog profile.
- ↑ Sherdog Fight Finder - Mark Hughes' Mixed Martial Arts Statistics. Retrieved on 2007-05-19.