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Matt Hughes: Matt Serra fight possible in 'six to eight months'



"GSP had a good game plan to take Matt Serra down and wear him out. I found myself rooting for Serra at the end of the second round, I wanted him to make it to the third round. I thought if it would get to the third round GSP would decide to stand up with him and possibly knock him out. I just wanted Matt to get beat on for five rounds, not just two; but I knew the ref was about ready to stop it. The UFC said that if Serra loses I get him, but I don't know when that will be. I'm going to guess six to eight months, so I've found myself watching my diet and exercising more."

Former welterweight champion Matt Hughes shares his thoughts on the fight this weekend between Georges St. Pierre and Matt Serra at UFC 83: "Serra vs. St. Pierre 2" at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. Serra's loss more than likely earned him a fight with Hughes — the two opposing coaches on season six of The Ultimate Figher (TUF) were supposed to fight at UFC 79: "Nemesis" in December 2007. However, Serra had to withdraw from the bout because of a back injury sustained during training.

(Thanks to reader "Kevin" for the assist.)

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