"I wasn't gun-shy at all. I got right back in [the gym] against a lot of good guys that hit hard. I was sparring with Luke Rockhold and King Mo getting ready for his fight. I feel I could have fought a while ago and I just wanted to take some personal time off and focus on some other areas outside of fighting. I'm anticipating coming back strong on the 24th ... I went back to my basics, jiu-jitsu class and just going back to where I started, learning all over again. I helped a lot of the Strikeforce guys in their training camps so I've been training for quite a while. Fighting Matt Hughes is a good comeback fight for me. I think the fans deserved this fight a long time ago and now we're getting the opportunity to do it."
Former UFC welterweight number one contender Josh Koscheck tells media members on today's UFC 135 conference call that he's ship-shape and ready to go in Saturday night's clash against former division champion Matt Hughes. "Kos" has been calling out the aging legend for quite some time and finally found himself paired off against the flinty farmboy after Diego Sanchez was bounced from the Denver card due to injury. But is this a fight that fans "deserved?" Or simply a good
tune up "comeback fight" for one of the original "Ultimate Fighters?"