Sports Matt Hughes stable but not yet awake, family clarifies

10:10  19 june  2017
10:10  19 june  2017 Source:   theScore

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The Hughes family issued a statement Sunday via Beth Hughes Ulrici's Facebook page confirming the 43-year-old is in stable condition but has yet to wake up. The statement clarifies an earlier report that circulated claiming Hughes ' eyes were closed but he was awake and responsive.

Saturday, Hughes ’ sister, Beth Ulrici, provided an update on Hughes ’ condition, indicating that he is stable , but is not yet awake or responding as they “In talking with the family , they know everybody just wants the best for Matt and his family , but wanted to clarify the misinformation that was being

  Matt Hughes stable but not yet awake, family clarifies © Jed Jacobsohn/Zuffa LLC / UFC / Getty

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes remains in hospital after being injured when the truck he was driving collided with a train.

The Hughes family issued a statement Sunday via Beth Hughes Ulrici's Fabeook page confirming the 43-year-old is in stable condition but has yet to wake up.

Our family is overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support.

Please understand that there are many false reports out there by people who say they are close to the family. We will post another update here when we have more news.

Matt is stable and has no broken bones or internal injuries. He has some minor lacerations and bruising and is currently being weaned from his ventilator. He is not yet awake and not responding as we would like to see but we see the fight in him.

Matts strength and determination along with God's Mercy and Grace will bring him through this.

We ask that you all continue to pray.

The statement clarifies an earlier report that circulated claiming Hughes' eyes were closed but he was awake and responsive.

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Hughes' condition improving after collision with train, according to sister .
Things are starting to look up for Matt Hughes. After being hospitalized due to a collision with a moving train just over a week ago, the former UFC welterweight champion's condition has improved, his sister, Beth Hughes Ulrici, announced Sunday on Facebook. "Our family would like to thank everyone for your thoughts and prayers for Matt," her post read. "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."Hughes is currently in stable condition at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill.

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