Matt Hughes Looking For Finish Against Diego Sanchez, Talks Training

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By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Matt Hughes will look to remind everyone that he is still one of the top welterweight fighters in the world after being crushed by BJ Penn last November and discussed his training plans for his September return to the Octagon recently:

“If you're the best guy in the gym, you're just not getting better. I'm not saying I was the best guy. I'm just saying I wasn't getting threatened a lot. I will probably be down there to train, but I'll also be going back up to Pat Miletich's. I'm going out to Ft. Bragg to train with those guys. I'm going to Arizona to train with (Ryan) Bader and those guys. I plan on being on the road a lot.”

Hughes also talked about Sanchez and his hopes for how the fight plays out:

“I think it's going to be a good fight,” Hughes said. “I would love to stop Diego. He's not easy to stop. That would be great. It's going to be tough, though. He's a gamer. You've got to be prepared physically and mentally.”

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