Matt Hughes is an animal, plain and simple.
The former welterweight champion and the Hall of Famer was involved in a terrible train collision earlier this year after the train hit the side of his truck and had Hughes being airlifted to hospital and put into a coma.
Now, after a few updates about his slow but steady improvement, fans of Hughes have some evidence to show their spirits can be lifted. A long time friend of Hughes took to Facebook earlier to share an endearing message about the former champion,
“Less than two months ago I didn’t know if my best friend was going to make it, and tonight we made a jail break for sushi (in disguise. Ha),” Zucca wrote. “Talk about a rollercoaster of emotions! His progress is nothing short of a miracle.”
“He is working so hard and fights through the frustration. He is, as he’s always been, an inspiration. I can’t wait to hit the mats with him again…and he told me today that he has “one more round” left in him! Ha. (He laughed…but definitely wasn’t joking!).”
Facebook post from one of Matt Hughes' closest friends. 👏👏 pic.twitter.com/VgusQwahiG
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) August 14, 2017