The future of UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes remains up in the air as the former welterweight champion contemplates one more fight or calling it a career.

Hughes is a guest on Tuesday night’s edition of UFC Tonight on Fuel TV, and according to the former multi-time champion, he still remains undecided on his future.

“I’m at a crossroads between fighting another fight or retirement,” said Hughes.

The last time Hughes stepped in to the Octagon was in September 2011 when he was TKO’d by former welterweight contender Josh Koscheck at UFC 135. The loss marked two in a row for Hughes after dropping his previous fight to B.J. Penn at UFC 123 in November 2010.

The time for Hughes to make a decision will be coming soon, however, as the former welterweight king says it’s about time he makes the call to Dana White to see if there is one more fight left in the gas tank for him.

“Soon,” answered Hughes when asked the question about the timing of his decision. “I’m 38, and I keep getting older and the fighters keep staying the same age. I wanted the fall and spring off, and now it’s time to talk with DW (Dana White).”

If Hughes does decide to come back for at least one more fight, it appears his preference is leaning towards a rematch with somebody that has a win over him.

Ultimately, Hughes leaves the decision making up to Dana White and Joe Silva, and if the fight makes sense, that’s the one he’ll take.

“I don’t get to decide my own fights. Dana White and the UFC does. I don’t know who it would be. I’d love to fight someone who already beat me,” Hughes stated.

One match-up that doesn’t sound particularly interesting to Hughes is a fight with British born fighter Dan Hardy.

Hardy has had issues with Hughes for some time now, and recently called the former champion, who is also an avid sport hunter, a “blood thirsty kill freak” and admitted he’d jump at the chance to face the former champion.

“He has a fight coming up and he’s worried about me? He hasn’t looked that good in his last few fights. He should worry about that,” Hughes said about Hardy.

When Hughes finally does call it a career, he won’t be lacking in activities. With his kids, wife, and farm life calling, Hughes will always be a fighter at heart, but won’t look back with regret once it’s over.

“My family, four kids, and lots of family time,” Hughes said about his post-UFC life. “I’ll be working on the farm and raising the family.”

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