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Josh Koscheck Really Wants To Retire Matt Hughes

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From Koscheck's Twitter page:

Wow Matt Hughes come get ur free paycheck! More like his retirement check

Well, it looks like the AKA guys are still after the future UFC Hall of Famer.  However, it looks like Matt Hughes isn't interested in fighting anybody really according to a recent interview at heavy.com:

As far as who I fight next? You know, looking at these younger kids who are wanting to come in and be the next world champion or be the next contender, I don't know what I'm going to do. I don't know if I'll take on those guys.  There are plenty of older guys out there with big names who can fight, too. I like to take fights where I've got something to win. If I take a fight against Mike Swick or Josh Kosheck, I've really got nothing to gain from that fight besides a paycheck and beating somebody up. They've got more to win than I do. Those aren't the kinds of fights that interest me.


Royce Gracie was a big fight, you know? It was a huge name, a guy that had won the old tournaments in the beginning. Those are the fights I like, the ones I can really get revved up for and get motivated. Those are the kinds of fights that gets me into the gym ready to train and work.


Does Hughes not understand that he's basically in the same position that Royce Gracie was in against him at UFC 60?  Granted, Hughes probably made more money from that fight than he would against any of the guys from AKA or Paul Daley who has started mentioning Hughes as well.  But to simply dismiss these guys like they are nobodies like there are other more interesting opponents for him in the UFC welterweight division is borderline retarded.  I think the more they call him out, the more likely it is that we'll see him face one of them.  I mean who else is he going to fight that's a older/huge name...BJ Penn?