Josh Koscheck Offers To Fight Matt Hughes At UFC 135
By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
Top five ranked welterweight Josh Koscheck has thrown his name out there as a possible replacement for Diego Sanchez at UFC 135.
Sanchez was scheduled to face Matt Hughes but a broken hand has scrapped that bout leaving Hughes without an opponent.
Enter Koscheck, who challenged the former UFC Welterweight Champion while speaking to USAToday.com:
"He wants big-name fighters. He_s getting near the end of his career. I think he_ll take the fight because it_s good for the sport and good for the UFC. I_m a big-name fighter, so he can take that and run with it. I put it out there. I told UFC I_d do it, and if Matt Hughes is man enough, he_ll step up and do it. I think he_ll do it. I think he_ll take the fight."
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