Matt Hughes is a seven-time UFC Champion. During his high school years, Hughes played football and wrestling. In his wrestling career, Hughes was a two-time 145lb IHSA Class A state wrestling champion. In his junior and senior years, Hughes went undefeated and won back-to-back state championships. He attended Southwestern Illinois College, Lincoln College and finally Eastern Illinois College. At Southwestern Illinois College, Hughes placed 5th in the nation at 158 lb. When Hughes graduated from Eastern Illinois, he was a two-time NCAA Division I All-American. On January 1, 1998, Hughes made his mixed martial arts debut and won the fight in 15 seconds by a KO. Hughes then made his debut with UFC 22: There Can Only Be One Champion on September 24, 1999. Hughes announced his retirement on January 24, 2013. Hughes has been inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame and the NJCAA Hall of Fame. Hughes released his autobiography, Made in America: The Most Dominant Champion in UFC History on January 1, 2008.
Disclaimer: AthleteSpeakers assists companies seeking to hire talent like Matt Hughes for speaking engagements, virtual meetings, appearances, product endorsements, and business sanctions. Our speakers bureau does not claim to exclusively represent Matt Hughes. Our booking agency can help with finding an athlete or sports celebrity that aligns with your upcoming events date, location, and budget. When an organization request booking details for a celebrity like Matt Hughes, we work closely with the client to make sure the proposed dates does not interfere with the requested athletes schedule. We then confirm the sports celebrity fee based on the details of the request. The fees listed on the speaker profile are rough estimates based on the previous market rate for the talent. Our team then works with Matt Hughes's agent, manager or assistant on the booking request. For parties interested in hiring Matt Hughes, we recommend filling out the booking request form so our booking agents can help with making your next event a success.
Contact Athlete Speakers today at 800-916-6008 to book Matt Hughes for a virtual event, virtual meeting, virtual appearance, virtual keynote speaking engagement, webinar, video conference or Zoom meeting. The booking agents at Athlete Speakers work to get you the best price for your desired sports personality.
Athlete Speakers is a leader when it comes to booking virtual events in the sports world. Since 1999, we have built close relationships with top athletes, agents, publicists and managers. We assist all types of companies as well as event planners with booking athletes like Matt Hughes for these virtual engagements. Companies continue to turn to Athlete Speakers to get Matt Hughes’s latest virtual speaking fee, appearance cost and schedule availability.