VIDEO | Jon Jones talks about idolizing ‘Rampage’ Jackson and shares embarrassing moment meeting him

June 30, 2016 10:46 am by Russell Ess

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to fight current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier to unify the belts in the main event of UFC 200.

Jones recently spoke with the media in a presser for the historic pay-per-view card and was asked about the last fight that he had doubts going into a fight.

Jones opened up and said it was in his fight with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and how he had idolized the former UFC champion growing up.

“I had a lot of nightmares leading up to that fight of things not going my way,” Jones said. “For some reason, he just intimidated me.”

Jones also described the first time he ever met “Rampage” at his UFC debut and tells his embarrassing story of fanning out seeing him backstage.

Who are you picking to win the UFC light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones at UFC 200? Share your pick for the fight with us in the comment section!


About BJPENN.com

Shouted out after victory to the UFC masses, BJPENN.COM is the home to multiple time champion BJ Penn. After a decade of on-line operation BJPENN.COM has evolved into the most reliable destination for all your fighter interviews, fighter blogs and MMA/UFC news stories.

Advertise with us

For all advertising inquiries click here.

About us

Please contact us for all website inquiries.