In a time where Hollywood and movie star life styles attract a handful of MMA talent, a new twist presented itself late Wednesday night when Quinton Rampage Jackson announced that he will return to the UFC.
Rampage posted a short venting session on his website’s blog, temporarily ending his retirement from the world of mixed martial arts:
“All Rampage fans don’t trip if haters come on OUR website and talk crap. Don’t reply because the webmaster will delete it off anyway. Give it no energy cause you never know who it is, how old they are, or if they’re retards or not & you’ll feel real bad if you found out you were arguing with a retard. I’ve noticed that the UFC & TUF have some fans brainwashed or something. They still haven’t realized yet that the TV show is just a TV show. I did my job by entertaining people and if you ever paid any attention to me, that’s what I’m known for doing.
Now, I wanted to let my fans know that I’m going to come back to the UFC & finish my contract. Not because the haters are talking shit about me being scared of Rashad or Titties or anybody else. I’m coming back for my fans & to shut Rashad’s mouth up & shut Dana’s mouth up. Then after that I’m going back to doing movies & I might do a boxing match once a year just to stay in shape. Hate on dis!”
Apparently, it took only a few words to be thrown around in the blogoshere to ignite Jackson’s fighting fire. Temper flaring, Rampage will seek a return to the UFC to finish his contract, put his nemesis, Rashad Evans, in check and to stick it to his boss Dana White.
Given the relatively early nature of the announcement, no word on who or when Rampage will be fighting, but, it will likely be Rashad Evans and as soon as possible. The UFC president, as outspoken as he is, will surely make a comment about Jackson’s announcement in a short amount of time.
With Rashad Evans already set to fight Thiago Silva in just under a month, Rampage will surely have to wait to meet his Ultimate Fighter coaching advisory. Judging by the schedule, a tangle between Jackson and Evans can go down at UFC 111 in New Jersey, or even as early as UFC 110 in Australia.
The cat fight between Quinton Jackson and Rashad Evans may finally come to an end. Now, the fans and media wait patiently as Dana White, Joe Silva and the rest of UFC upper management do some shuffling to make this fight happen. Oh, the anticipation.