UFC legend matt hughes' best finishes inside the octagon

hall of famer matt hughes is widely regarded as one of the best welterweights to have ever fought in the ufc. we take a look back at some of his most clinical finishes inside the octagon.


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Hughes secured an impressive anaconda choke in the very first round to secure a submission of the night victory at UFC 117 against Almeida.

Matt hughes vs Ricardo Almeida

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Hughes was able to secure a win over the legendary Royce Gracie by securing his back and unloading a barrage of punches.

Matt Hughes vs Royce Gracie 

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Hughes chipped away at Gracie's leg with one brutal leg kick after another. This was followed by a few lethal punches to secure a third-round stoppage win.

Matt Hughes vs Renzo Gracie 

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Hughes' slam KO win against Newton is one of the very few slam finishes in UFC history.

Matt Hughes vs Carlos Newton 

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Hughes secured an arm-bar win in the dying seconds of the very first round over an up-and-coming Canadian Mixed Martial arts prodigy. He won the vacant welterweight belt in the process

Matt Hughes vs Georges St-Pierre 

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