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Completed MMA Bout

Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Hughes

Main Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | Pro MMA

Matt Hughes defeats Ricardo Almeida via Submission at 3:15 of Round 1

Matt Hughes
Ricardo "Cachorrão" Almeida

Hughes
Submission
Round 1

44-7-0   Pro Record At Fight   12-3-0
Climbed to 45-7   Record After Fight   Fell to 12-4
+160 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -200 (Moderate Favorite)
United States   Nationality   United States
Hillsboro, Illinois   Fighting out of   Hamilton, New Jersey
36 years, 9 months, 3 weeks, 4 days   Age at Fight   33 years, 8 months, 1 week, 2 days
170.5 lbs (77.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   170.5 lbs (77.3 kgs)
5'9" (176cm)   Height   5'11" (181cm)
73.0" (185cm)   Reach   74.0" (188cm)
Hank Williams Jr. - A Country Boy Can Survive   Walkout Music   Social Distortion - Ball and Chain
Finney's HIT Squad   Gym   Renzo Gracie Academy
UFC 117
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 117: Silva vs Sonnen
  • Date: Saturday 08.07.2010 at 11:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Josh Rosenthal
  • Venue: Oracle Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Oakland, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 8 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Almeida Total Disclosed Pay: $35,000
  • Hughes Total Disclosed Pay: $260,000
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Videos & Highlights

    Promo Video  |  Joe Rogan breaks down Matt Hughes versus Ricardo Almeida report dead link

    Watch this video as Joe Rogan previews the Matt Hughes vs Ricardo Almeida fight.

  • Interview  |  Matt Hughes post-fight interview UFC 117 report dead link

    Matt Hughes says he isn't done yet after submission of the night win over Ricardo Almeida.

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