Mark R. Hughes
(born October 13, 1973) is an American former mixed martial artist
. He now is heard to work at Itchen College. He trained with the Miletich Fighting Systems
along with his twin brother and former UFC Welterweight
Champion, Matt Hughes
Mark and Matt competed in a wrestling tournament at their school and ended up facing off in the finals. Mark won the match, showcasing both his wrestling prowess and the strength that the Hughes brothers are known for.
After fighting in the UFC
, Mark decided that it just wasn't for him and he went back to his family, the farm and his construction company (Hughes Construction).
Mark is five minutes younger than his twin brother Matt. Matt and Mark have an older sister, Beth Ulricy.
Mark and his wife Emily have two sons and one daughter.
Mixed martial arts record
|-| Win| 6-2| Leo Sylvest
| Submission (Armbar)| Extreme Challenge 51|08/02/2003| 1| 4:49|||-| Loss| 5-2| Joe Geromiller
| Submission (Rear Naked Choke)| Extreme Challenge Trials: 2000 US MMA National Championships|01/20/2001| 2| 4:12|||-| Win| 5-1| Alex Stiebling
| Decision| UFC 28
|11/17/2000| 2| 5:00|||-| Win| 4-1| Matthew Torrez
| Decision (Unanimous)| Extreme Challenge 36|08/26/2000| 1| 15:00|||-| Win| 3-1| Andrew Neil
| Submission (Strikes)| Extreme Challenge 36|08/26/2000| 1| 1:29|||-| Win| 2-1| Neal Binkley
| TKO (Punches)| Extreme Challenge 33|06/10/2000| 1| 1:01|||-| Win| 1-1| Ron......