Matt lost his welterweight belt to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 65.
Matt's walk-in music is "A Country Boy Can Survive" by Hank Williams Jr.
Matt avenged a prominent loss by knocking out BJ Penn at UFC 63.
Matt trains with the Miletich Fighting Systems team.
Matt defeated Val Ignatov by unanimous decision at UFC 22 in his UFC debut.
Matt submitted Frank Trigg with a rear naked choke at UFC 52.
Matt has a 42-5 record in mixed martial arts fights.
He knocked out Gil Castillo at UFC 40 by doctor stoppage.
His main strengths are considered grappling, ground-and-pound, and strength.
UFC commentator Joe Rogan called him the greatest fighter pound for pound.
Matt is a devout Christian.
Unlike most UFC fighters, Matt does not have a nickname.
Lost his welterweight title to BJ Penn in UFC 46 by rear naked choke submission.
He coached against good friend Rich Franklin in the second season of The Ultimate Fighter.
He won the welterweight belt at UFC 34 when he knocked Carlos Newton unconsious with a slam to the mat.
His height is 5'9".
He fights at 170 pounds.
Psalm 60:12 ("With God we will gain victory and He will trample down our enemies") is written prominently on his official website.
Defeated UFC hall of famer Royce Gracie at UFC 60.
He is a 8 time UFC welterweight champion.
He has a twin brother named Mark.