NICKNAME: Formerly ‘Kenny the Kid,’ currently ‘Big Hit Hughes'
WEIGHT: 225 LBS.
LEVER LENGTH (ELBOW TO FINGERTIP): 19”
HOMETOWN: Modesto, California
FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING TECHNIQUE: Hook drag
RIVALRIES: Tom Nelson
YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 22 years
WAL TITLES: WAL 2014 Finalist
HOBBIES: Dirt bike riding, fishing
FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Table time
INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: Hughes went to his first tournament with his dad and grandpa when he was 14, but was “too shy to compete.” The next year, he competed, won and has been involved ever since.
UNIQUE FACT: Hughes says that arm-wrestling has kept him “out of trouble and in line.”
MOTTO: “Give it your all at the table. Don’t hold anything back.”