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Roger "El Matador" Huerta has decided to move down to New Mexico in order to prepare for one of the biggest fights of his MMA career. Huerta continues to fight and win against top competitors in the lightweight division, but this time he’ll be facing a very tough challenger. Huerta admits that Kenny Florian is a very difficult competitor and he feels that Greg Jackson would probably be the best trainer for this fight coming up in August.
Greg Jackson’s camp is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is considered by many to be one of the best MMA camps in the United States. Greg Jackson has trained notable UFC fighters including Nathan Marquardt, Keith Jardine, George St. Pierre, Rashad Evans, Leonard Garcia and UFC veteran David Loiseau.
Huerta has won 16 of his last 17 bouts (one fight against Melvin Guillard was overturned by the commission and labeled as a NC). His record is now 20-1-1 and his quest for the lightweight title is getting closer and closer. If Huerta is able to get past Florian at UFC 87, we’ll be seeing a possible title shot for the young Mexican fighter.