Sunday, June 25, 2006
Monday, I head up to Iowa to try and help help Tim get ready for his Arlovski fight. Come home Thursday morning for a doctor's appointment for my wife, then we go to the water park in the afternooon. Friday, I'm in Utah. Saturday, I have the appearance in Phoenix, then come home on Sunday. -Matt

Sunday, June 18, 2006
All this week I'll be secretly filming a reality series in Vegas. Friday afternoon I'll fly to the east coast for a seminar on Saturday. I'll get home Saturday night and spend Sunday with my family. -Matt

Sunday, June 11, 2006
First, I want to thank all of my fans for the support they gave me before and after the Gracie fight. The amount of emails I've received with prayers for support has been overwhelming and greatly appreciated.
This will be a good week for me, I'll get to spend time with my family and do some work on the farm. I have the alumni dinner on Wednesday night and the Caged Inferno event on Saturday. -Matt

Monday, June 5, 2006
Easy week, stay home in Hillsboro until Thursday, then head up to North Carolina for a couple of executive seminars on Thursday and Friday, then the public seminar on Saturday. I'll get back home on Saturday night in time for church on Sunday.

Sunday, May 28, 2006
First off, I was very surprised at how the fight went, I never thought it would have been that easy on the ground. I want to say thanks to all my fans that are reading this right now.
This week will be nothing but rest, relaxation and time with my family. We're in Disneyland now, tomorrow I go to L.A. with Dana White to do a national broadcast of the show on MSNBC. After that, I'll head back to finish out my vacation and we fly home on Wednesday. Thursday, we have a doctor's appointment for the baby. On Friday, fly to Texas for a seminar this weekend. Get home Saturday evening and go to church on Sunday.

Sunday, May 21, 2006
I'll stay home and work-out in Hillsboro tomorrow and Tuesday. Wednesday morning I fly to LA with my cornermen: Pat Miletich, Matt Pena, Jens Pulver, and Marc Fiore. I'll concentrate on staying sharp and losing weight for the weigh-in on Friday afternoon and have my fight on Saturday.

Sunday, May 14, 2006
Go up to Iowa tomorrow to finish up a week of training. Take care of the last details for medicals and cornerman. I'll come home Friday and spend the weekend at home then head up to Los Angeles the next week.

Sunday, May 7, 2006
Tomorrow morning, I'll start getting my physicals and medicals for the fight. I go to Iowa on Tuesday. My training will stay the same, except I'll stop lifting heavy in the mornings and go to circuits. I'll also start getting sponsor patches and other work done on my fight shorts. Friday, I'll go with my wife to the doctor for an appointment.

Sunday, April 30, 2006
Tomorrow I meet with the Nokomis FCA, then head up to Iowa for a hard week of training. On Friday, I have the appearance in Burlington with Tim Sylvia. Saturday night I'll be the guest emcee for the Hillsboro post-prom party.

Monday, April 24, 2006
My workouts for the next couple weeks will now become very intense. This will be a typical week as far as my schedule up in Iowa, but I will start doing extra after my scheduled workouts. Friday I leave for Canada for a seminar and get home Sunday.

Monday, April 17, 2006
Another simple week for me, I'll stay home today and spend some time with the family, then head up to Iowa tomorrow. Train there all week and then I got the appearance in Des Moines on Friday.

Sunday, April 9, 2006
A pretty simple week for me, I'll stay home on Monday,then fly up to Anaheim to help get Tim ready. Train twice a day while I'm out there, then corner Tim on Saturday night.

Sunday, April 2, 2006
A typical week coming up, head up to Iowa on Monday to train. I might go to the live SpikeTV show on Thursday, I haven't decided yet. On Saturday, I'm going to the Kings game with Dana White at the Staples center, he's going to be dropping the puck for the game.
Of course the big news: I'm really excited that we are having a girl! Hanna Grace Hughes, and she is due on August 4th. -Matt

Sunday, March 27, 2006
Monday I'm going to work on the house until noon, then head up to Iowa and train Monday night, Tuesday and Wednesday. On Wednesday, I'm going to try to black Pat's other eye then head home and go to Vegas on Thursday morning for a photoshoot for the UFC website. Come home on Thursday night. On Friday morning, visit the Mount Olive FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) and talk with them for about 45 minutes. After that, go to Springfield with my wife and son and find out if our new baby is going to be a boy or girl. Train at home on Friday night and Saturday. -Matt

Sunday, March 19, 2006
Monday I'm going to stay at home and work, then I have the appearance in Litchfield that night. Tuesday, go to Iowa and train all week, come home on Friday and spend the weekend working on the farm. -Matt

Sunday, March 12, 2006
Tomorrow I go to Las Vegas to do a photo shoot with Muscle & Fitness. Wednesday, I'm taking my wife down to Florida for four days to do some work for XYIENCE.
About UFC 58: I was wanting BJ to win. I like Georges and I didn't want him to lose, but I would rather fight BJ next. -Matt

Sunday, March 5, 2006
This week I'm going to stay home on Monday and spend some time with my wife. On Tuesday, I'm going to Iowa to start training. Get back on Friday and fly out for two shows in Kansas City then come back home on Sunday. -Matt

Sunday, February 26, 2006
Had a great time on the mission trip, got to spend some quality time with some great people and do some good for the orphanage. Looking forward to staying in Hillsboro this week, and spending some time with my family and training there. Friday morning I will go to the UFC and help Rich cut weight if he needs me, Saturday watch the UFC and come home Sunday.

Sunday, February 12, 2006
Monday I am heading to Lincoln College to get a workout there. Monday night I am going to Iowa to try and catch the evening workout. I plan to train all week in Iowa.
I hope Pat does not hurt me too bad at the Wednesday night sparring before I rip his arm off on Thursday night grappling. Friday night is King of the Cage in the Quad Cities and I have a busy weekend of appearances. -Matt