Mark Hughes (fighter)
October 13, 1973 |
Hillsboro, Illinois, United States
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)|
|Fighting out of||Hillsboro, Illinois|
|Team||Miletich Fighting Systems|
|Rank||Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Notable relatives||Matt Hughes, twin brother|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mark R. Hughes (born October 13, 1973) is a retired American mixed martial artist. He trained with the Miletich Fighting Systems along with his twin brother, UFC Hall of Famer and former two-time 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.
Soon 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).
Mark is five minutes younger than his twin brother Matt. Matt and Mark have an older sister, Beth Ulricy.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|8 matches||6 wins||2 losses|
|Win||6-2||Leo Sylvest||Submission (armbar)||Extreme Challenge 51||August 2, 2003||1||4:49|
|Loss||5-2||Joe Geromiller||Submission (rear naked choke)||Extreme Challenge Trials: 2000 US MMA National Championships||January 20, 2001||2||4:12|
|Win||5-1||Alex Stiebling||Decision||UFC 28||November 17, 2000||2||5:00|
|Win||4-1||Matthew Torrez||Decision (unanimous)||Extreme Challenge 36||August 26, 2000||1||15:00|
|Win||3-1||Andrew Neil||Submission (strikes)||Extreme Challenge 36||August 26, 2000||1||1:29|
|Win||2-1||Neal Binkley||TKO (punches)||Extreme Challenge 33||June 10, 2000||1||1:01|
|Win||1-1||Ron Fields||TKO (punches)||Extreme Challenge 32||May 21, 2000||1||1:46|
|Loss||0-1||Brian Gassaway||Decision (split)||JKD-Challenge 4||April 24, 1999||N/A||N/A|