HSHS St. John’s Hospital has issued a statement on Matt Hughes, who was recently airlifted to the hospital after suffering head trauma when his truck collided with a moving train:
Former UFC fighter and Hillsboro native Matt Hughes was airlifted to HSHS St. John’s Hospital in the noon hour on Friday, June 16, 2017. The HSHS St. John’s Regional Trauma Team stabilized him and continues to help him in his recovery.
Hughes’ family asks that you respect their privacy during this difficult time. They ask that you keep Matt in your thoughts and prayers.
The Jiu-Jitsu Times will keep readers updated on the condition of Hughes. Our thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family.