UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes Airlifted Following Truck Collision With Train (UPDATED)

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer Matt Hughes has been airlifted following a collision.

UFC President Dana White broke the news to ESPN. White said a truck Hughes was in collided with a moving train earlier today (June 16). White talked briefly about the damage done to Hughes:

“Apparently he has head trauma. His family is traveling to him now.”

White didn’t know more details other than Hughes was helping out a friend. We’ll update the story as it develops. Our thoughts and prayers are with Hughes and his family.

** According to friend and former teammate at Miletich Fighting Systems Rory Markham, Matt Hughes is responsive, though the extent of how responsive is still unknown. We will keep you updated as more news becomes available. Our thoughts and prayers remain with Matt and the entire Hughes family during this tragedy.

-Tim