Matt Serra on Matt Hughes: 'I'll fight him for his job'

Matt Serra, top, trains Joey Taliercio of Ridge

Matt Serra, top, trains Joey Taliercio of Ridge in martial arts at Serra BJJ in Huntington on Aug. 1, 2012. Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

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Matt Serra hasn't fought in more than three years, he retired nearly a year ago and yet he still remains one of the most amusing interviews the UFC can offer.

When folks on Twitter began calling for a second fight between Serra and Matt Hughes, both Serra and Hughes entertained the idea. Whether they were serious or just joking around, the topic found its way onto Wednesday night's edition of "UFC Tonight" on Fox Sports 1.

Serra lost a unanimous decision to Hughes at UFC 98 in 2009.

Serra appeared via Skype to talk about the Serra-Longo fight team, and the conversation with hosts Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen eventually steered toward his Twitter spat with Hughes.

"I'll fight him for his job," Serra said. "What does he do? Who’s going to talk to that guy if he has a problem? GSP with his issues, if I was in that job, he’d still be fighting.”


Hughes retired in January 2013 and was named the UFC's vice president of athlete development and government relations.

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