At 39 years old, Matt Hughes hasn’t closed the door on his mixed martial arts (MMA) career just yet, event though the nine-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion recently revealed it looked like he was “fully retired” from the sport.
Not having competed since UFC 135 — a first round knockout loss to Josh Koscheck back in Sept. 2011, which marked his second consecutive defeat — it seems there is no better time than the UFC Hall of Famer to call it a career. He has, after all, pretty much accomplished anything and everything possible in the sport and helped the UFC become what it is today.
However, as with anything you love in life, it is simply too hard to walk away from something you have been doing for so long. And fighting for a living is no different. Currently at a crossroads, Hughes is having a hard time tying a ribbon around his illustrious fight career.
Hughes recently talked about his current situation, touching on the on what he feels is the cause o...