The thoughts and prayers of everyone at The Point After Show go out to Matt Hughes and his family. No details are really being released right now on this situation. But, we’ll keep you abreast of the situation as it develops. For right now, all we can say is keep Matt Hughes and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Send all you positive vibes his way.
I’m not as big of an MMA guy as Tommy, but even I know that Matt Hughes is one of the original MMA/UFC Legends.
There are a few detailed descriptions of the accident floating around the on the internet right now. We’re trying to keep it PMA, but if you’re a weirdo and into that kind of thing, just google it.
ESPN: “Former UFC welterweight champion Hughes has been airlifted to a medical facility after the truck he was in collided with a train Friday, UFC president Dana White told ESPN.
White said that he’s been in contact with Hughes’ family and that they are en route to the medical facility where the 43-year-old was taken.
“Apparently he has head trauma,” White said. “His family is traveling to him now.”
Our thoughts are with Matt Hughes and his family. pic.twitter.com/TF6BaHSa85
— UFC (@ufc) June 16, 2017
If anyone can battle back, it’s @matthughes9x . Pray for the champ
— Pat Miletich (@patmiletich) June 16, 2017
Pray for Matt Hughes!
— Chase Sherman (@ChaseShermanUFC) June 16, 2017
Hoping everything is OK with Matt Hughes. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.
— Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) June 16, 2017
— Big John McCarthy (@JohnMcCarthyMMA) June 16, 2017
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