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‘Rampage’ Jackson Talks Leaving UFC, TRT and Shogun Rematch

Written on March 17, 2012 by Markham Mencken

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Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson talks about leaving UFC, his health condition and a possible Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua rematch.

MMA H.E.A.T.’s Karyn Bryant caught up with former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson at the Fortune Gym in Los Angeles and hears what he has to say about his current health condition, the knee injury he sustained during the Jon Jones fight and the ‘TRT he underwent before the Ryan Bader fight’.

Jackson also shares his thoughts on leaving the UFC and the possibility of a Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua rematch.

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Video: Jon Jones Gladly Accepts Torch From Rampage

Written on September 26, 2011 by Lulu

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Jon Jones gladly accepts the torch from Rampage Jackson to be one of the greatest fighters in the history of Mixed Martial Arts.

Several people believe that Jon Jones is the future of the sport even before he defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at the UFC 135 last Saturday. He made believers out from his doubters, including Rampage Jackson.

After their fight, the two fighters talked for a while inside the Octagon. Rampage Jackson basically passed the torch to Jon Jones, and the UFC light heavyweight champion was glad to accept it.

Check out the video interview of Jon Jones after the leap courtesy of MMAweekly.com.

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UFC 135 Workout: Rampage Jackson Talks About Respect and Jon Jones

Written on September 24, 2011 by Lulu

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Quinton "Rampage" Jackson talks about his respect to Jon Jones at the open workout, and all the caveat that foes with it.

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has been a champion and knows what it takes to be in a title fight. However, he doesn’t believe that Jon Jones knows it. It’s not that he doesn’t respect the reigning champ, he just knows that Jon Jones got a lot to watch out for at UFC 135 tonight.

However, Rampage Jackson doesn’t feel that his respect has not been reciprocated. Actually, he believes that Jon Jones isn’t showing anyone much respect at all.

Check out Quinton “Rampage” Jackson’s interview video below.

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UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson Picks

Written on September 22, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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UFC 135 is fast approaching, and Fighting Insider just want to know: Who do you think will win on Saturday's showdown?

The feud between Jon Jones and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson continues to escalate, heading to Saturday’s UFC 135 showdown. The much-favored Jon Jones will make another example out of Rampage Jackson, while the former light heavyweight title holder will attempt to steal the belt and get the hype out of the 24-year-old king. Can Quinton “Rampage” […]

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UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson Fight Odds

Written on September 20, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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At OddsShark, Jon Jones goes -500 while Rampage Jackson is an underdog at +400.

UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson is just less than a week away, and OddsShark has already posted its fight odds for the upcoming event. For the first time, since snatching the light heavyweight title from Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Jon Jones will defend his title against former titleholder — Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.

Jon Jones has blown through each of his Octagon opponents, amassing a 7-1 record under the UFC banner. That said, it’s a no brainer that he is a favorite at -500. Rampage Jackson, on the other hand, was able to beat Matt Hamill at UFC 130 — earning his shot at the light heavyweight title. However, he is a odds-on underdog with a +400 mark.

Will Quinton “Rampage” Jackson be able to pull it off on Saturday? UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson will go down on September 24 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

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Rampage Jackson: I Want That Belt Back

Written on September 14, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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"I think now I didn’t appreciate even myself what I had accomplished, and by the time I did, I’d lost it. That’s why I want my belt back so bad. It’s my belt." --- Quinton "Rampage" Jackson

In line to his upcoming UFC 135 match against Jon Jones, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson talk about his desire to regain the light heavyweight championship belt. Moreover, he addressed how we was able to capture the championship before and his plans on how he will beat the current champ. But when it comes to the “spy” thing, he declined to talk further about it anymore.

Check out Rampage Jackson’s blog entry at last Tuesday’s Yahoo! Sports column.

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UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage Trailer

Written on September 04, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Get ready to feel the fury, as UFC released the latest trailer for the upcoming UFC 135: Jones vs Rampage!

In just a couple of weeks, UFC 135 will go down in Denver with a light heavyweight title match pitting Jon Jones and Rampage Jackson. But before you get all fired up, UFC released the newest trailer for the upcoming — featuring Saul William’s “List of Demands.”

Check out the UFC 135: Jones vs Rampage preview video after the cut.

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Travis Browne vs Rob Broughton, at UFC 135

Written on June 16, 2011 by Lulu

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Another match is added to UFC 135, as Travis Browne and Rob Broughton will have a heavyweight face-off.

Another match was added to UFC 135, as two hard hitting fighters – Travis Browne and Rob Broughton – will have a heavyweight clash.

After winning his previous match by knocking out Stefan Struve last month, Travis Browne – with a career stats of 11-0-1 – is back in the Octagon to have another knock-out victory against his heavy handed opponent at the UFC 135. Meanwhile, Rob Broughton – who is 15-5-1 – is also a knockout artist who knocked off six of his opponent out of their head during their matches. He will enter the cage with a goal of having his second win in UFC by sending his opponent to the floor.

The Travis Browne vs Rob Broughton match will be part of the UFC 135 card. However, there’s still no official announcement if the match will be a preliminary or a pay-per-view bout.

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Jon Jones and Rampage Jackson, to Headline UFC 135

Written on June 16, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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A rumored UFC light heavyweight title match pairing champion, Jon Jones, and top contender, Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson, is now nearly official for UFC 135.

Last Wednesday, UFC announced that light heavyweight champion – Jon Jones – and no. 1 contender – Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson – verbally agreed to face each other at UFC 135 on September 24, at the Pepsi Center in Denver. In addition to this, the upcoming tournament will also feature a welterweight duel between Matt Hughes and Diego Sanchez, and a heavyweight battle pitting Ben Rothwell and Mark Hunt.

Jon Jones was last seen snatching the championship belt from Mauricio Shogun Rua at UFC 128. The new champ’s first title defense was supposed to take place on August 6 at UFC 133. Unfortunately, Jon Jones was forced to withdraw due to thumb injury. On the other, Rampage Jackson recently won his UFC 130 match against Matt Hamill last May 28. Prior to that, the former light heavyweight champ outpointed Lyoto Machida after losing to Rashad Evans in May 2010.

More UFC 135 updates are sure to come, so just keep it posted here at Fighting Insider.

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UFC 130 Quick Results: Rampage Jackson Defeats Matt Hamill

Written on May 29, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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UFC 130: Rampage vs Hamill has come to an end, and the results are in. Is last Saturday night rocked your world?

Saturday night is now over, and UFC 130 is now in the books. Who among your favorite UFC fighters went home with arms raised, and who left the Octagon undefeated? The quick results are posted after the break.

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