Matt Hughes on UFC 129: “GSP actually looked worse in this fight than I’ve ever seen him before”

Former long-time UFC welterweight champion, Matt Hughes critizises current champion, Georges St-Pierre following a disappointing performance against Jake Shields at UFC 129 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, adding it was the worst he’s ever seen the Canadian.

Hughes, speaking via his own blog, said:

“As for the GSP/Shields fight, I really believed GSP was going to tear Shields up. The fight didn’t go like I thought it would at all. Let me tell everybody now, I like GSP, he’s a good guy and he’s somebody I wouldn’t mind sitting next to on a plane ride or at a supper table. So don’t think that I’m talking out of bitterness for the two losses, I’m speaking through experienced eyes that have been in these situations. GSP actually looked worse in this fight than I’ve ever seen him before.”

“I really feel like Georges fights not to lose, he just doesn’t fight to win anymore. I like Georges, I like watching him fight, I wish there was some way I could help him to get that hunger back inside of him. Georges has the potential of being so much better than what we’ve seen recently. If Jake had won one more round he would have won the fight, based on how the judges scored it. So an interesting fight and a little disappointing at being the last fight of the night.”

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