Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will be looking to rebound from a loss to Rashad Evans this Saturday night when he takes on Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida and the Memphis, Tennessee native promises a renewed mindset and motivation heading into this bout that will carry him to victory over a fellow former 205-pound champ in Machida.
While most fighters promise an “exciting” and potential “fight of the night” when heading into their bouts, Jackson told ESPN Sportscenter this morning that the fight may be a disaster.
“The thing that really concerns me is that it could be a disaster,” said Jackson said. “It could be a boring fight. I’m trying to make it more exciting because I like exciting fights. But his style is boring to me, and he’s coming off a loss where he got knocked out for the first time, and a lot of times when people get knocked out for the first time they’re gun shy.”
Jackson will take on Machida in the main event of UFC 123 which will be going down at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Their fight will be supported by a co-main event between former UFC Welterweight Champions BJ Penn and Matt Hughes.
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