Height: 5'8" (173cm)
Weight: 185 lbs
Mark R. Hughes (born October 13, 1973 in Hillsboro, Illinois) is a former professional mixed martial arts fighter. He trained with the Miletich Fighting Systems along with his twin brother and former UFC Welterweight Champion, Matt Hughes.
Mark and Matt competed in a wrestling tournament at their school and ended up facing off in the finals. Mark won the match, showcasing both his wrestling prowess and the strength that the Hughes brothers are known for.
After fighting in the UFC, Mark decided that it just wasn't for him and he went back to his family, the farm and his construction company (Hughes Construction).
On May 29, 2008, his brother Matt reported that Mark was ready to sign a new contract with the UFC.