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UFC legend Matt Hughes airlifted to hospital after truck hit by train

Our thoughts and prayers go out to UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes and his family.  Reports are coming in that Hughes was involved in a serious accident that has resulted in head trauma.

According to’s Brett Okamoto, UFC president Dana White provided the details and said the following regarding Hughes’ status: “Apparently he has head trauma. His family is traveling to him now.”

Hughes was airlifted to the hospital Friday after a truck he was in collided with a moving train.

Hughes is a former two-time UFC welterweight champion and retired from mixed martial arts with a professional record of 45-9.

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