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Matt Hughes

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Matthew Allen Hughes (born October 13, 1973) is an American retired mixed martial artist with a background in wrestling. Widely considered among the greatest fighters in the history of MMA, he is a former two-time UFC Welterweight Champion, UFC Hall of Fame inductee, and NJCAA Hall of Fame inductee. During his tenures in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Hughes put together two separate six-fight winning streaks, defeated all the available opposition in the welterweight division, and defended the belt a then-record seven times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matt Hughes has received more than 88,337 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Matt Hughes is the 78th most popular martial arts (down from 59th in 2019), the 12,345th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,776th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular American Martial Arts.

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  • 17

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  • 2.61

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  • 2.89

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Among martial arts, Matt Hughes ranks 78 out of 118Before him are Jorge Masvidal, Valentina Shevchenko, Junior dos Santos, Demetrious Johnson, Tyron Woodley, and Yoel Romero. After him are Alexander Gustafsson, B.J. Penn, Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Rafael Aghayev, Holly Holm, and Max Holloway.

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Among people born in 1973, Matt Hughes ranks 433Before him are Dario Franchitti, Somluck Kamsing, Paolo Savoldelli, Richart Báez, Paula Radcliffe, and Martin Österdahl. After him are Andrey Kivilev, Bokeem Woodbine, Erin Daniels, Dejan Tomašević, Joël Lautier, and Dan Harmon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Matt Hughes ranks 12,345 out of 18,182Before him are Lee Thompson Young (1984), Michelle McCool (1980), Charles Oakley (1963), Norvel Lee (1924), Lamont Johnson (1922), and Hillary Scott (1983). After him are John Salley (1964), Aidan Gallagher (2003), George Stephanopoulos (1961), Louise Beavers (1902), Aaron Carter (1987), and Anwar al-Awlaki (1971).

Among MARTIAL ARTS In United States

Among martial arts born in United States, Matt Hughes ranks 23Before him are Nate Diaz (1985), Nick Diaz (1983), Tito Ortiz (1975), Jorge Masvidal (1984), Demetrious Johnson (1986), and Tyron Woodley (1982). After him are B.J. Penn (1978), Holly Holm (1981), Max Holloway (1991), Frank Mir (1979), Matt Serra (1974), and Eddie Alvarez (1984).

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