Matt Hughes vs. Ricardo Almeida
Is Hughes finished? Can an old dog learn new tricks? We shall see….Ricardo Ameida enters the Octagon with Renzo Gracie in his corner. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter Matt Hughes comes in and looks ready to take out Renzo’s student.
Touch gloves. Almeida moving like his feet are on hot coals. Nothing much going on in the first minute. Both fighters not known for their stand up but they keep in standing with sporadic hooks and jabs in the first half. Hughes trying to get a hold…Hughes buckles Almeida with a left hood and goes in for the kill. Matt Hughes powers out a choke and wins via submission. Hughes showed why he is a legend!
Hughes wins by submission in 3:15 of the first round.