Saturday, November 20, 2010

UFC123 Matt Hughes Vs BJ Penn: Will Hughes beat Penn via Technical Submission?

Matt Hughes Vs BJ PennUFC123 presents a Welterweight bout between two UFC legends Matt Hughes Vs B.J. Penn in the co-main event of UFC 123. The event will takes place on 20th November, 2010 at Auburn Hills, Michigan only on Pay-per-view live from 10PM ET/7PM PT. Matthew Allen Hughes is a MMA fighter belongs to America. Hughes was introduced into the UFC Hall of Fame on May 2010 and also a long-time member of Miletich Fighting Systems, in 2007 he left Miletich camp in to create a Team.

Matt Hughes won UFC Hall of Famer title, and also a former two-time Welterweight Champion. Hughes won two separate six-fight winning stripes in UFC and won the welterweight title for two times, he protected the belt seven times and grasps the record for most wins in the UFC.

He holds the record for most UFC fights with 23 along with Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell. He made his debut in UFC on 2nd November, 2001 against Carlos Newton, where he won the bout by KO (slam) in the second round at UFC 34: High Voltage.

Among his recent matches of 2010, he won against Ricardo Almeida at UFC 117 via Technical Submission (Front Headlock Choke) in the first round, the match was held on 7th July, 2010 and on 10th April, 2010 he defeated Renzo Gracie at UFC 112 by TKO (Punches) in the 3rd round.

B.J. Penn (15-7-1 MMA, 11-6-1 UFC) is a MMA fighter from America and he is also a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner who currently competes in the UFC. Penn became the first non-Brazilian winner of the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship in 2000.

Penn is a former UFC Welterweight Champion and also a UFC Lightweight Champion. He became only the second fighter to win UFC titles in two different weight classes. After that he won the lightweight title at UFC 80, having earlier won the UFC’s Welterweight title from Matt Hughes at UFC 46.

Penn started his MMA career on May 24, 2001 with a win against Joey Gilbert at UFC 31. He then verified strong striking skills, by defeating lightweights Din Thomas and Caol Uno at UFC 32 and UFC 34 respectively. Among his recent fights against Frankie Edgar, he lost both the bouts by Unanimous Decision. So, this is likely to be exciting fight in UFC.


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