The family of Matt Hughes is reporting that the UFC Hall of Famer is “improving”, after he was seriously injured in a truck – train collision.
According to a report from MMA Fighting, Hughes’ sister, Beth Hughes Ulrici, recently posted this statement on Facebook.
“He is improving and continues to show us his heart and determination each day. He has a long road ahead of him and your continued thoughts and prayers will help him with the journey.”
The 43 year-old, former welterweight champ had to be airlifted for emergency, medical attention after the June 16th accident.
According to the aforementioned report, citing previous statements from Hughes’ family, the legendary fighter has been “minimally responsive” since the accident.