Ultimate Matt Hughes: The UFC 34 Slam Knockout of Carlos Newton (fight video)


Matt Hughes at UFC 123The fight that began it all.

Matt Hughes won his first UFC title more than a decade ago by slamming Carlos Newton unconscious at UFC 34. Caught in a triangle choke prior to the finishing slam, Hughes was dazed and confused, taking a few moments to realize that he had just won the UFC welterweight championship, but it eventually set in and kicked off a legendary career.

If you were there, watch the video to relive it. If you weren’t, you don’t want to miss one of the most memorable finishes in UFC history.

Revisit the fight with Matt Hughes as he, Dana White, and Pat Miletich recount the bout that lead to a UFC Hall of Fame career…

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