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UFC Quick Quote: Matt Hughes has 'nothing to gain' from fighting the new generation of fighters

"I don't have any problems with Koscheck or Swick. They're just guys who want to beat someone who has been in the sport for awhile, to beat someone who has held the belt. 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."

– Former 170-pound division kingpin Matt Hughes talks to about making one last run in the UFC welterweight division -- though it won't be against up-and-coming stars like Josh Koscheck or Mike Swick. Following his unanimous decision win over Matt Serra at UFC 98: "Evans vs. Machida," the future Hall of Famer signed a four-fight contract that will likely keep him in the Octagon for the remainder of his career, however it’s still unclear at this time where the 35-year-old veteran fits in the grand scheme of things. Any other "legends" you want to see him fight? Fantasy matchmakers, do your thing.

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