Throwback Thursday: Hughes vs. Hallman in WI in 98

By Paul Fladten of US Combat Sports
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Over the years Wisconsin has played host to a number of notable mixed martial arts events with promotions like Madtown Throwdown, North American Fighting Championship, and King of the Cage regularly holding shows.

But perhaps the greatest card in state history occurred over 13 years ago when the Iowa-based Extreme Challenge promotion invaded Hayward's LCO Casino on October 27, 1998 with a one-night, eight-man tournament that culminated with a memorable finale between future legends Matt Hughes and Dennis Hallman.

At this day in age, the names of Hughes and Hallman conjure up memories of a strange rivalry that completely debunked the notion that one man is unbeatable – prove me wrong Jon Jones. For every accomplishment that nine-time UFC champion Hughes has achieved, and there are many, one man has always had his number. 

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