Quote Originally Posted by Repenter View Post
who else could we have seen fight hughes back at the time? gomi at 170? gono in 2004-5ish? sakuraba even?
Gomi was scheduled to fight Hughes, but Gomi lost to BJ Penn. Dana was in the audience that night, and booked the first Penn vs. Hughes fight. The rest is history.

I remember Hughes talking about fighting Anderson on more than one occasion. The most recent was just before that Thiago Alves fight.