Hughes, a UFC Hall of Famer, who is a two-time welterweight champion who beat GSP, BJ Penn and Royce Gracie, is taken to hospital with serious injuries after his truck is hit by a train. Dana White says Hughes suffered head trauma and his family is on their way out to be with him. He last fought in the UFC in 2011. Hospital statement:
Hughes’ family asks that you respect their privacy during this difficult time. They ask that you keep Matt in your thoughts and prayers.
Our thoughts are with Matt Hughes and his family. pic.twitter.com/TF6BaHSa85
— UFC (@ufc) June 16, 2017