Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson News
Rampage Jackson takes aim at Daniel Cormier for comments about slam KO at UFC Austin: “Did he not watch PRIDE FC?”
Fernando Quiles - December 4, 2023
Shannon Briggs vs. Rampage Jackson allegedly set for February 17th in Florida
Josh Evanoff - October 27, 2023
Frank Mir and Quinton Jackson discuss the demise of PRIDE FC: “Everybody over there was doing meth”
Susan Cox - October 4, 2023
Rampage Jackson reveals Nate Diaz was suffering from a pinched nerve in boxing match with Jake Paul
Susan Cox - September 22, 2023
Former UFC champion Rampage Jackson in talks to face former Ultimate Fighter foe in return
Josh Evanoff - July 21, 2023
Rampage Jackson disinterested in joining UFC Hall of Fame: "If it came with a pension!"
Josh Evanoff - July 17, 2023
Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rampage Jackson doesn’t care much about the Hall of Fame. The former champion has been out of action since a December 2019 clash with Fedor Emelianenko. ‘The Last Emperor’ wound up scoring a knockout win over Rampage Jackson that night, finishing him in the first. That fight was the last bout on the latter’s contract, and he became a free agent after the Bellator 237 defeat.
Rampage Jackson reflects on The Ultimate Fighter coaching experience: "That door did not deserve that"
Josh Evanoff - May 25, 2023
14 years later, Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rampage Jackson admitted the door didn’t deserve it. The former UFC star famously coached The Ultimate Fighter 7, as well as the tenth season. That latter season was the most successful in the history of the show, especially in terms of ratings. Most of the tenth season’s success was thanks to the rivalry and trash talk between Rashad Evans and Jackson.
Bob Sapp and Rampage Jackson emerge victorious in wild Siamese boxing match at Fight Circus 6 (Video)
Fernando Quiles - April 2, 2023
Bob Sapp and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson teamed up for a Siamese boxing match at Fight Circus 6 and it was quite the spectacle. Jackson and Sapp took on promoter Jon Nutt and Woody in Phuket, Thailand this weekend. Things went off the rails quickly in hilarious fashion, as one would expect. Jackson and Sapp landed a knockdown in the first round. In the second stanza, however, “Rampage” and Sapp delivered some punches to the referees. One official wasn’t about to take this lying down, as he pushed “Rampage” and Sapp to the corner and even went for a single-leg takedown on Jackson.
Former UFC champion Quinton Jackson says he knows fighters have taken dives for money: “There's been fake fights in MMA”
Cole Shelton - February 27, 2023
Quinton Jackson says rigging MMA fights has happened, and he knows of a few. Many fans and conspiracy theorists have often said MMA fights are fixed, and those claims have only furthered with the rise of Jake Paul and his boxing matches. Although Jackson says he hasn’t heard of UFC fights being fixed, he hints at former PRIDE fights that featured pro wrestlers being fixed, as well as pro boxers.
Rampage Jackson explains why he believes Jon Jones is the dirtiest fighter in MMA
Cole Shelton - February 8, 2023
Former UFC champion Quinton Jackson wants to do some grudge matches, calls out former TUF bully victim ‘Titties’
Susan Cox - January 30, 2023
Former UFC champion Quinton Jackson wants to do some grudge matches and is calling out former TUF bully victim ‘Titties’. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson (38-14 MMA) last fought in December of 2019 where he was defeated by Fedor Emelianenko (40-6 MMA) via TKO at Bellator 237. It was to be his last fight under the Bellator banner.
Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson confirms he will continue fighting: "I ain't done"
Fernando Quiles - August 28, 2022
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will not end his combat sports career just yet. “Rampage” has long cemented his legacy in MMA. He’s always been a fan favorite pretty much everywhere he goes. His accolades include a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship run and the Season 10 Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament Championship.
Quinton Jackson praises “very entertaining” Paul brothers: “It seems like they resuscitated boxing”
Harry Kettle - April 26, 2022
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has praised Jake Paul and Logan Paul for what they’ve helped bring to combat sports. Over the course of the last few years we’ve seen the rise of the Paul brothers in boxing, pro wrestling and, to a certain extent, mixed martial arts. Their main focus has been on the squared circle with the pair fighting a string of big names between them, most notably Floyd Mayweather and Tyron Woodley.
Rampage Jackson reacts to 'McKee vs. Pitbull 2' decision: "That was the worst robbery I've ever seen in MMA"
Chris Taylor - April 16, 2022
Rampage Jackson says that Friday’s ‘McKee vs. Pitbull 2’ fight resulted in the worst robbery he’s ever seen in MMA. McKee (18-1 MMA, 18-1 BMMA) and Freire (33-5 MMA, 21-5 BMMA) collided for a second time in the headliner of Bellator 277 last night in San Jose.
Watch Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson’s son win his second MMA fight by submission (Video)
Susan Cox - February 21, 2022
Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson explains why he has no interest in being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame
Harry Kettle - November 30, 2021
Former UFC fighter Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has explained why he isn’t interested in being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. The former UFC light heavyweight champion has spent the last eight years of his career competing in Bellator MMA. While he’s had some success in the promotion, it seems as if he’s edging towards the idea of a move over to boxing – especially after his involvement in Triller’s Triad Combat event.
Quinton Jackson says "UFC and Bellator should be worried" about Triller Triad Combat
Adam D Martin - November 29, 2021
Former UFC light heavyweight champion legend Quinton Jackson says that the “UFC and Bellator should be worried” about Triller Triad Combat. Jackson was a guest at the Triller Triad Combat event that took place this past Saturday at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Jackson did not fight at the event, but he was seen getting into it with boxer Shannon Briggs, and there is a good chance we see these two meet in the Triad ring sometime in 2022. It appears as though Jackson has taken a liking to what Triller is doing, and he believes the promotion has been things in store for its future. In fact, Jackson believes that Triller will soon be able to rival the UFC and Bellator.
Video | Quinton Jackson and Shannon Briggs have backstage encounter at Triller presser
Adam D Martin - November 26, 2021
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson and boxing legend Shannon Briggs had a backstage encounter at the Triller presser. Jackson and Briggs were both guests ahead of the Triller Triad Combat promotion’s first event this weekend. The organization held its pre-fight press conference this week, and both Jackson and Briggs were on hand for the festivities. The two then ran into each other backstage and got into a war of the words, potentially setting up a future boxing matchup.
Rampage Jackson targets move to boxing, wants to fight 'disrespectful' Shannon Briggs
Drake Riggs - November 22, 2021
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson’s time in MMA appears to be no more. Rampage began his professional MMA career in 1999 and went on to have an illustrious career most notably taking place in PRIDE FC and the UFC. His most recent stint came inside the Bellator cage where he went 5-3 overall with all losses coming in his most recent four outings.
Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson says he'd like to 'slap some sense' into Conor McGregor
Andrew Whitelaw - August 16, 2021
As one of the first major crossover stars in MMA, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson knows what it’s like to be under the constant glare of public scrutiny. Accordingly, he’s in a good position to empathise with the sport’s current biggest star – Conor McGregor. The former UFC and Pride champion appeared on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour this week and gave his opinion on the Irishman and some of his past incidents.
Quinton Jackson could make MMA comeback, hints Bellator champ AJ McKee
Adam Martin - August 1, 2021
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson could make an MMA comeback, hinted Bellator new Bellator featherweight champ, AJ McKee. McKee defeated Patricio Pitbull via first-round submission on Saturday night in the main event of Bellator 263 to claim the promotion’s 145lbs title, and the $1 million grand prize for winning the Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix sixteen-man tournament. Now a perfect 18-0 in MMA, McKee appears to be a superstar for Bellator for years to come. It hasn’t come out of anywhere either, as the son of former UFC fighter Antonio McKee was always considered a natural in mixed martial arts, training under his veteran father.
Rampage Jackson speaks out in support of Hans Molenkamp: 'He can't just cancel your contract'
Drake Riggs - March 17, 2021
Since Dominick Cruz alleged that Hans Molenkamp has been enforcing some questionable antics regarding his dealings with Monster Energy sponsorships, he’s gained support from many in the community. However, light heavyweight legend Quinton “Rampage” Jackson doesn’t feel it’s warranted. A longtime Monster-sponsored athlete, Rampage shared his thoughts on the recent claims surrounding the company executive.
Scott Coker says Rampage Jackson is now a free agent, Bellator committed to younger direction
Adam Martin - November 18, 2020
Bellator president Scott Coker says that Rampage Jackson was released from the promotion and is an unrestricted free agent. Jackson last fought at Bellator & RIZIN: Japan in December 2019 and he suffered a first-round TKO loss to Fedor Emelianenko that night. Now 42 years old, we haven’t heard anything from Jackson all year in regards to fighting again for Bellator. That’s because according to Coker, the final fight on Jackson’s Bellator contract was the Emelianenko fight. With that final bout completed, Jackson’s contract with Bellator concluded and the promotion released him. He’s now free to sign anywhere else.
Rampage Jackson needs to prove he is serious about fighting before getting another bout with Bellator
Harry Kettle - April 27, 2020
Rampage Jackson vows to lose weight, wants MMA fans to join him
Tom Taylor - January 1, 2020
Rampage Jackson tipped the scales at 265 pounds for his Bellator Japan-headlining showdown with fellow MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko. While that’s certainly not an unheard of weight for the heavyweight division, it was quite heavy for Rampage, who previously ruled the UFC’s 205-pound light heavyweight division. To make matters worse, Rampage lost this fight by first-round knockout, so the extra mass did little to benefit him.
Rampage Jackson shuts down conspiracies that Fedor Emelianenko fight was fixed
Thomas Taylor - December 29, 2019
On Saturday night, in the main event of Bellator MMA’s debut in Japan, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rampage Jackson was knocked out by fellow PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko. The fight-ending punch occurred at the 2:44 mark of round one, and admittedly didn’t look like it made all that severe of an impact. The nature of the punch caused some of MMA’s more suspicious fans to suggest that Rampage had intentionally taken a fall in the fight.