Matthew Hughes is a popular name who brought a revolution in the stage of wrestlings and fights and the spectators used to behold his games with high expectation. This ingenious and unputdownable persona has earned a good amount of fortune by virtue of his awe-striking MMA skills and moves. He gave many record-breaking performances too. So let’s see how much wealth has this robust and tenacious personality earned in his entire career. Keep reading to know more about Matt Hughes’s net worth in 2018.
Matt Hughes was born on October 13, 1973, in Illinois, USA. He has a younger sister and also a twin brother Mark Hughes who is also a mixed martial artist. Matt studied at Southwest Illinois College and later transferred to Lincoln College.
He first won the State A wrestling championship in the year 1991 and 1992 successively while attending his high school. Matt also remained undefeated in the state championships, in his junior and senior years under the category of 145 lbs. He also finished his graduation year at college with 80-15 record-breaking games in total.
Matt made his debut in the martial art’s stage professionally on 1st January 1998, by slamming his first opponent in just fifteen seconds. His hard work and immense dedication have made him secure his position as one of the greatest as well as a successful player in the genre of MMA (mixed martial artist).
People admire him as a role model because of many traits which are unsaid. In the beginning, of his struggling career, he was the one who raised his sister and brother. He was quite proficient in the field of football and wrestling during his years in High School. From a very young age, he developed a passion for fighting and wrestling which made him won many games and championships.
At the beginning of his career, he made it very clear to the viewers that he was a professional player and UFC provided the right platform to him for lifting his career. Then he decided to be the coach for other fighters in the UFC Championship.
Awards and Achievements
Matthew Allen Hughes was an American mixed martial art fighter with a total of forty-five wins adding to his tally and also has a strong background in wrestling. He is also a two – time UFC Welterweight Champion and holds a position in the esteemed UFC hall of fame inductee.
Hughes was also successful in maintaining two separate winning streaks beating six opponents one after another. He was proclaimed in the UFC hall of fame in May 2010 after he successfully defended his winning belt for seven times with an agile strength.
For a fighter like him, every winning is an escape from death. But his firm attitude and a strong combo of body & mind have made him victorious over several awards and achievements. He also received the award of Tapout of the night submission award.
Net worth of Matt Hughes
Matt Hughes who is one of the most famous American artists in the field of mixed martial art has earned a net worth of $10 million. During his entire UFC career, he has made this hefty bank balance. Half of this income has been secured from his career as the fighter. As he was an MMA fighter, so he didn’t have any proper salary and was paid on the basis of each fight.
He is not only the perfect person who has the right physic and perfect height but is also attractive with his blonde hair and eyes. This man is socially active, and you can see his post scattered in various types of social networking.
In the year 2004, he had a net worth of $5.7 million which raised to $8 million in the year 2008. Because of his hard work and talent, he is one of the richest fighter living on this earth.
Hughes is a renowned antagonist and athlete who has now retired from this field of martial art. But the people of this genre still consider him to be the greatest champion of UFC.