Renzo Gracie vs Matt Hughes Rumored for UFC 109
Heavy.com’s Jeremy Botter is reporting that Renzo Gracie will face Matt Hughes early in 2010 – possibly at UFC 109. In recent weeks, Lorenzo Fertitta has twittered that Renzo was close to signing with the UFC. Dana White has also stated that Hughes will return in early 2010.
Renzo has not competed in mixed martial arts since 2007 when he defeated Frank Shamrock in Strikeforce. He is on a three fight winning streak having defeated Carlos Newton and Pat Miletich in the IFL.
Matt Hughes has not fought since defeating Matt Serra in a close decision victory. He has a victory over Royce Gracie already.