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  1. Former manager of UFC champs pleas guilty to tax evasion, could face prison timeRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 7 | BloodyElbow

    Monte Cox, former manager of UFC champs Matt Hughes, Rich Franklin and Tim Sylvia is facing up to three years in prison for tax evasion. Monte Cox, a legendary pioneer of MMA promotion in the 1990s who went on to manage multiple UFC champs in the Zuffa era, has pled guilty to one count of filing a false tax return in a plea deal with prosecutors according to the Quad-City Times .


  2. Former UFC manager facing prison time, hefty fine over false tax returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 7 | MMA Mania

    Longtime mixed martial arts manager and promoter Monte Cox, who at one point was attached to Ultimate Fighting Championship stars Tim Sylvia and Matt Hughes, among others, is facing three years in federal prison -- as well as a $100,000 fine -- after pleading guilty to one count of filing a false tax return. Cox received a "significant" number of checks from MMA fighters, sponsors and fight venues, such as casinos and event centers, that were deposited in one of three bank accounts he maintained.


  3. Monte Cox Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Charge; MMA Manager Faces 3 Years in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Sherdog

    ... 55, has been involved with mixed martial arts since 1995 and formerly served as manager to UFC champions like Matt Hughes , Rich Franklin and Tim Sylvia . His promotion, Extreme Challenge , has been a staple of the Midwestern fight scene since that ...


  4. The TUF Diaries: Season 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | BloodyElbow

    ... unknown outside of hardcore circles, with KOTC champion Mac Danzig being the standout big name. Coaches were Matt Hughes and Matt Serra , a pairing chosen largely because of the rivalry they'd developed on TUF 4. Premise was Hughes challenging Serra ...


  5. Video: BJ Penn explains why Dana White canceled his UFC super fight against Robbie LawlerRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | MMA Mania

    ... got two of my young stars, that doesn't make any sense.' I'm like, 'What about Sean Sherk?' He goes, 'What about Matt Hughes?' I go, 'That's the only reason why I want to fight Sean Sherk, to get to Matt Hughes.' There it was, my welterweight career ...


  6. Floyd Mayweather reacts to Nick Diaz suspension: 'Let the man smoke weed and enjoy his life'Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 22 | MMA Mania

    ... meant fighting under its jurisdiction. But, not everyone is as supportive, as former UFC Welterweight champion Matt Hughes chimed in by saying a "punk" like Diaz doesn't deserve leniency. Perhaps if the Diaz legal team had used the "fake marijuana" ...


  7. Dana White reacts to third offense for Nick Diaz, will wait to 'figure out all the facts first'Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 20 | MMA Mania

    ... ercedes on behalf of Diaz once "all the facts" are gathered. If one thing seems certain, it's that UFC executive Matt Hughes won't be leading the charge,


  8. UFC executive blocking 'idiots' on Twitter after calling Nick Diaz a...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 18 | MMA Mania

    If you think it's unprofessional for a corporate executive like Matt Hughes to lambaste his customers online, remember that he's only following the example set by his boss, Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White. Hughes was on Twitter last Thursday to comment on the Nick Diaz situation.


  9. Nashville-Produced Song Hits Hard on MMA Stage - "Gladiator" Now Available on iTunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | AmmoLand

    ... According to Kinsey who says he's a huge MMA/UFC fan, "Open the Cage" was inspired by nine-time UFC champion Matt Hughes and the end result is a smash hit. "A friend of mine heard 'Open the Cage' and said he needed something with a similar vibe for ...


  10. UFC exec Matt Hughes: 'Punk' Diaz can't expect leniencyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 17 | BloodyElbow

    UFC Hall of Fame inductee Matt Hughes thinks Nick Diaz needs to change the way he conducts himself in front of the NAC. Earlier today, former Bellator featherweight and bantamweight champion Joe Warren took a different stance to Nick Diaz ' five-year suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission.


  11. In Response to the ASSessorRead the original story

    Friday Sep 11 | MMA Mania

    ... whole notion that he doesn't care about fighters. Big Nog rig a bell? Rich Franklin? Chuck Liddell? How about Matt Hughes, BJ Penn? In fact, there are several I'm drawing a blank on, several of whom he has taken a personal interest in their health ...


  12. MMA legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira retires, will work for UFC Brazil ...Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... of young talent." Nogueira, who joins the ranks of corporate UFC alongside fellow legends Chuck Liddell and Matt Hughes ( as promised ), had trouble staying consistent in the second half of his career, finishing 5-6 under the ZUFFA banner and ...


  13. Ronda Rousey says UFC retirement coming in three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Sporting News

    ... has no intentions of sticking around for very long. She does not want to have the career of a B.J. Penn or Matt Hughes, fighting into her mid to late 30s. On a recent episode of the Joe Rogan Experience podcast she made her plans for the future even ...


  14. ADCC Flashback: Georges St-Pierre is reborn in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... still one man lingering in the back of his mind, just months previous St-Pierre suffered a submission defeat to Matt Hughes in a world title fight. The Canadian was one second away from the end of the round when he succumbed to an armbar from the ...


  15. Joe Doerksen retires after 67-fight MMA career, including nine in UFCRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... Several fights later Doerksen was thrown into the deep end of MMA, winding up against UFC Welterweight legend Matt Hughes at Extreme Challenge 29, a fight he lost via punches in the second round. Doerksen then went on a tear, winning 12 fights in a ...


  16. Fightweets: Was Miesha Tate robbed of a Ronda Rousey rematch?Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2015 |

    ... What's the deal with Holly being thrown to the wolves like that? It's almost like the UFC is spoonfeeding Ronda Matt Hughes used to tell anyone who would listen that he was happy when he got the opportunity to meet a still-inexperienced Georges ...


  17. We're Not Gonna Take It - a Becw Season Recap Part IIIRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... I wasn't letting anyone off the hook, we still had a job to do and that was to defend our pride. If we played Matt Hughes to their BJ Penn last season, then I wanted us to be Frankie Edgar this time around. And much like Penn/Edgar III, this was ...


  18. Georges St-Pierre admits MMA would be boring if every fighter were...Read the original story

    Aug 12, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... out of the Octagon ( like this ) to tarnish his image or bring shame to the sport. He did attempt to trash-talk Matt Hughes once ... and it backfired terribly ( albeit humorously ). So it's surprising to learn that St-Pierre's favorite fighters are ...


  19. Prospect Watch: Max BohananRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | Sherdog

    ... I might want to try boxing, so I got into it some. When I was growing up, MMA was coming up with fighters like Matt Hughes and stuff. So, I started with boxing, but then I got into wrestling and taekwondo. When I was a senior in high school, I knew ...


  20. 'Minotauro' Nogueira not ready to commit to retirement yetRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2015 |

    ... it's the daily training. I'm addicted to this." White offered Nogueira a job in the UFC, "the Chuck Liddell , Matt Hughes and Forrest Griffin deal", and the former UFC and PRIDE heavyweight champion has already accepted it. "I will work with the ...