On the MMA Hour, Hughes said maybe. Since his last fight, he's sold his gym, and spent time raising his four kids and working on the family farm with his twin brother.
"I wouldn't say I've closed the door [on my career], but I've got my hand on the door handle," Hughes said. "You know it's been over a year since I've fought, and I've having a good time with my family raising my kids, which I think is a bigger thing than me competing, making sure my family is raised right. So I'm having a good time at home with the family, and kind of, maybe, lost the desire just a little bit to compete. I'm not retired yet, but it is looking like that's where I'm going."
Hughes said both his wife and UFC president Dana White have both gently encouraged him to hang it up. If he does, he wants to stay involved in MMA by working to improve the quality of judging.
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