Gavin   "Big Tasty"   Hughes

Lightweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 9 - 1 - 0
  • Submission : 1 Wins - 0 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 4 Wins - 1 Losses
  • Decision : 4 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Age : 30
  • Height : 1.76 m
  • Reach : 175 cm
  • BG Discipline : MMA
  • Strengths : Awesome hand speed
    Explosive fighter
    Exceptional timing
  • From : England
  • Fighting out of : Wigan, United Kingdom
  • Gym : Blackledge MMA
  • Trainer : Tom Blackledge
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 20%
  • Takedowns : 20%
  • Striking : 60%

Fighters Media

MADGE TO UFC, VACATES TITLE - VAN STADEN VS HUGHES
EFC 65 Now Available on Kwesé TV App
EFC 65 South Africa Versus The World
EFC 65 Open Workout Highlights
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EFC 68 Highlights
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EFC 68 Post Event Press Conference
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THIRD TIMES THE CHARM FOR ‘THE PUNISHER’
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EFC BRINGS THE STORM TO THE MOTHER CITY
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EFC 68 Weigh-In
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MADGE & MORE ON CAPE TOWN MAIN EVENT
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EFC 68 Engaged: Episode 2
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UNDERDOGS: VAN STADEN, BRIGHT, JACOBS, MUYAMBO & MUKULU
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THE COUNTDOWN TO EFC 68 IN CAPE TOWN HAS BEGUN
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COUNTDOWN ON SABC 3
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Countdown to EFC 68 Van Staden vs Hughes
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EFC 68 Countdown Extended Preview
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EFC 2017 Awards: Freshman of the Year
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VOTING OPEN FOR EFC 2017 AWARDS
MADGE TO UFC, VACATES TITLE - VAN STADEN VS HUGHES
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MADGE TO UFC, VACATES TITLE – VAN STADEN VS HUGHES
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MAKE-IT OR BREAK-IT FOR MADGE IN CAPE TOWN
EFC 66 Engaged: Episode 5
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EFC 66 Engaged: Episode 5
EFC 66 Open Workout
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EFC 66 Open Workout
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DESTINATION UNKNOWN
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SURGERY FOR BRUNING
EFC 65 Now Available on Kwesé TV App
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EFC 65 Now Available on Kwesé TV App
EFC 65 Press Conference
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EFC 65 Press Conference
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“EITHER I FINISH HIM, OR HE QUITS”
EFC 65 Weigh-In
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EFC 65 Weigh-In
EFC 65 Engaged - Ep 5
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EFC 65 Engaged – Ep 5
EFC 65 Engaged: Ep 4
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EFC 65 Engaged: Ep 4
EFC 65 South Africa Versus The World
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EFC 65 South Africa Versus The World
EFC 65 Engaged: Ep3
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EFC 65 Engaged: Ep3
EFC 65 Open Workout Highlights
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EFC 65 Open Workout Highlights
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AUSTIN AND ALLEN OPEN AS FAVOURITES AHEAD OF EFC 65
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THE ULTIMATE OPEN WORKOUT
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10 DAYS TO GO
EFC 65 Engaged: Ep 1
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EFC 65 Engaged: Ep 1

Action Shots

  • EFC – 68 – 31 March 2018
  • EFC – 65 – 04 November 2017

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Martin van Staden
    EFC 68
    Loss
    R2 KO
  • Deon Bruning
    EFC 65
    Win
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Danny Nash
    Win
    R2 TKO (Punches)
  • Joe Barnett
    Win
    R1 TKO (Punches)
  • Chris Bungard
    Win
    R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Tom Pedreno
    Win
    R1 TKO (Elbows)
  • Manuel Bernal
    Win
    R1 TKO (Punches)
  • Alejandro Kratz-Ferrer
    Win
    R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Tyler Thomas
    Win
    R2 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • David Stone
    Win
    R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)

Exhibition Fight History

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  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

When & why did you start martial arts training?

I was 21 when I lost my father, started training MMA just to keep me on the straight & narrow.

What achievements, ranks and titles have you held?

ACB Welterweight title amateur, Shinobi Lightweight title

How did you get your fight name?

Just what coach used to call me in the gym.

What is your favourite technique, and why?

Guillotine, I’ve finished 5 fights with it.

Who is your hero, and why?

My coach – What he has achieved fighting in huge promotions and what he has done for me.

What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

I’m a head coach at Titanium MMA, I do a lot of training for autism and disability kids.

What does it mean for you to fight in the EFC?

It’s a privileged to fight for an organisation this week and it’s nice to know I’m here for 6 fights.

Added Detail

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Notable Fights

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Gavin   Hughes