During Wednesday’s Afternoon Press Box, Darren and the boys were joined by former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (31-8), who returns to action on May 28 to face Matt “The Hammer” Hamill (10-2) in the UFC 130 main event.
Rampage discussed his plans to retire at age 35, his original disappointment with having to fight Hamill, his motivation to win, fighting Sakuraba in Pride, the UFC’s new insurance policy and Rashad Evans.
Rampage also revealed what he would like to be remembered for once he does hang up the gloves.
In addition to talking with Jackson, Dr. Robert Greenberg of the Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance, came on to discuss diverticulitis and explain the details of the disease that has plagued former UFC heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar.
Afternoon Press Box (follow on Twitter @Nashville_MMA) features an MMA hour which airs LIVE each Wednesday afternoon from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. CT on Nashville Sports Radio on 560 WNSR AM. It is one of the very few mixed martial arts shows you can listen to on traditional terrestrial radio.
The AFTERNOON PRESS BOX’s MMA hour is hosted by longtime radio sports personality Darren McFarland and NFL veteran Brad Hopkins, who played 13 years for the Houston Oilers & Tennessee Titans. Also part of the weekly panel is Nashville MMA owner and BJJ black belt Ed Clay and martial arts veteran practitioner and fan Chris Pappas.
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