Rampage Jackson is arguably the biggest draw in Bellator. He’s also one of the biggest malcontents in the history of MMA. A few weeks ago Jackson seemed to be unhappy that Bjorn Rebney was out and Scott Coker was now the guy running Bellator. Jackson tweeted over the weekend that he met with Coker and … Read more
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was vocal about his displeasure with the UFC after leaving and traditionally hasn’t been the easiest guy to work with. However, it seems the former UFC light heavyweight champ is right at home in Bellator (at least for now) — so much so that he agreed to enter their tournament — and even fight two men at once if it came down to that.
ProMMAnow.com reporter Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore caught up with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at Bellator 106 over the weekend in Long Beach to get his thoughts on the event he was originally supposed to headline versus Tito Ortiz on Pay-Per-View. Dan asks one too many questions of Rampage and ends up paying for it.
A lot of people felt as though they had been “punked” when it was announced that Quinton “Rampage” Jackson would be fighting Tito Ortiz inside the Bellator cage instead of Roy Jones Jr. However, Rampage says his original intentions were to fight Jones until Tito signed with Bellator and he thinks that fight could still happen.
There’s a classic episode of the Sopranos (R.I.P. James Gandolfini) where Johnny Sack catches his dear sweet obese wife Ginny in the basement gorging on a box of candy bars. She’s supposed to be on Weight Watchers but isn’t losing any weight and now her husband knows why. He even forgives Ralph Cifaretto for the joke he told about Ginny having a 40 pound mole removed from her ass, and decides not to kill him.
We got the news today that Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has now signed a deal with Bellator MMA, which includes work with TNA Wrestling and a new Spike TV reality show focusing on the superstar’s promotional debut with the MMA organization. When I first heard the news, one of the first questions that sprung into my mind was “How will Quinton do as a pro wrestler?”.
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, the mixed martial arts icon and action-movie star has agreed to a monumental, multi-year partnership with Bellator MMA, TNA Wrestling and Spike TV as it was jointly announced today by Bjorn Rebney, Bellator CEO, Kevin Kay, Spike TV President, and Dixie Carter, TNA Wrestling President.
The UFC didn’t give Quinton “Rampage” Jackson a chance to speak inside the Octagon following his decision loss to Glover Teixeira at UFC on FOX 6 last week. Now the former champion talks about the loss to Teixeira and what he thinks the future holds for him. He also discusses the reasons he no longer wants to fight for the UFC, the Reebok sponsorship, his desire to do some boxing, UFC pay-per-view numbers, the infamous “motorboat incident” and much more.