Rampage Jackson is a former two-times UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Bellator Season 10 Light Heavyweight champion, a former PRIDE Fighting Championship runner-up, and a former King Of The Cage Heavyweight champion.
Quinton Ramone Jackson
37 Wins // 13 Losses // 0 Draws
Rampage Jackson is currently 41 years old according to his date of birth June 20, 1978.
6 ft 1 in or 185 cm
253 lbs (115 kg)
73 inches (185 cm)
Team: Wolfslair MMA Academy
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Rampage Jackson is a master of slams. He knows to lift his opponent in the air and throw him hard on the ground in Matt Hughes style. He uses his brute force to escape the submission attempts. Just remember how he evaded triangle choke versus Ricardo Arona – he picked him up while Arona was busy working on a triangle choke and executed his world-class “power bomb”!
Rampage Jackson is known for his famous howling like a wolf when he wins the fight. On the ground, he delivers an endless barrage of punches or throws the opponent over and over. Jackson’s basic martial art is wrestling but he also has a solid knowledge of kickboxing.
In the stand-up, Rampage has strong but not too fast punches. In the clinch, he looks for a chance to pick the opponent up and move the fight the ground. Jackson had a difficult childhood and dysfunctional family, and he was even selling drugs in one period of his life.
Road To The Top
Rampage Jackson had his MMA debut at ISCF: Memphis on November 13, 1999, versus Mike Pyle, and won the fight via unanimous decision.
Rampage came into the world of the UFC as a very experienced competitor. He fought in PRIDE and some smaller promotions, and won some very notable names, like Kazushi Sakuraba, Igor Vovchanchyn, Kevin Randleman, Murilo Bustamante, Chuck Liddell, Murilo Rua and many others. He joined UFC with the score of 25-6.
Rampage Jackson – UFC Career
Rampage Jackson had his UFC debut at UFC 67 on February 3, 2007, versus Marvin Eastman, in Las Vegas, Nevada, and he won via KO in the second round.
Rampage Jackson – UFC 71 Title Shot
In his second fight, Jackson fought versus Chuck Liddell for the UFC Lightweight Title. The two faced on May 26, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the main event of the evening. Despite being an underdog, Jackson knocked Liddell out via spectacular right hook after only 1:53 in the first round, winning his first Knockout Of The Night award, and won the title.
Rampage Jackson had one successful title defense at UFC 75 versus Dan Henderson, on September 8, 2007, in London, England, in the main event of the evening. After five rounds of pure war, Rampage won via unanimous decision.
Rampage Jackson – Title Loss
At UFC 86, Rampage had a really tough opponent, Forrest Griffin, who was known for his brutal low kicks. The two fought on July 5, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the main event of the evening.
Jackson rocked Griffin and sent him to the ground in the first round. However, during the whole fight, Forrest Griffin was pushing the pace and chopping Rampage down with brutal low kicks. Forrest even mounted him few times and landed brutal elbows. Forrest Griffin won the fight via unanimous decision. Both fighters received Fight Of The Night bonus, and the fight became The Fight Of The Year.
Wanderlei Silva defeated Rampage Jackson two times in PRIDE, and they faced for the third time at UFC 92 on December 27, 2008. This time, Rampage knocked his toughest rival out with a tremendous left half-uppercut to the chin and revenged for previous two losses, earning Knockout Of The Night award.
Jackson defeated Keith Jardine in the main event of UFC 96 on March 7, 2009, via unanimous decision, and won one more Fight Of The Night award. After this fight, Rampage had a jaw injury which almost made him leave the world of fighting.
Rampage Jackson returned at UFC 114 and fought Rashad Evans on May 29, 2010, in the main event of the evening. Rashad Evans won via unanimous decision.
On November 20, 2010, at UFC 123, his opponent was Lyoto Machida. Rampage won the fight via unanimous decision in the main event of the evening.
After unanimous decision victory at the main event of UFC 130 on May 28, 2011, over Matt “The Hammer” Hamill, Quinton Jackson received the chance to fight for a title.
Rampage Jackson – UFC 135 Title Shot
Rampage Jackson fought for the title again versus Jon Jones on September 24, 2011, in Denver, Colorado. The two faced in the main event of UFC 135. Jon Bones Jones won the fight in the fourth round via rear naked choke. Both fighters received Fight Of The Night bonus.
Jackson is defeated from Ryan Bader at UFC 144 on February 26, 2012, via unanimous decision.
Glover Teixeira defeated Rampage at UFC On Fox 6 on January 26, 2013, via unanimous decision. After this fight, Rampage Jackson signed for Bellator MMA, where he won Bellator Season 10 Light Heavyweight Tournament, by defeating Christian M’Pumbu at Bellator 110 via TKO and Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 120 via unanimous decision.
Rampage Jackson fought one more time, at UFC 186, when he defeated Fabio Maldonado on April 25, 2015, via unanimous decision.
Rampage Jackson – Legal Issues
Rampage Jackson was arrested in Costa Mesa on July 15, 2008. He is charged with felony reckless driving, and felony hit and run after striking several vehicles. Rampage forced police to chase him while he was riding on the wrong side of the street and on city sidewalks. He was even driving one part of the road on the rims!
Rampage pleaded guilty to some offenses and made a plea agreement which allowed him to walk away as a free man as soon as he completes 200 hours of community service. In 2014, Jackson revealed that the reason for his reckless driving was an attempt to reach friend’s house and prevent the suicide attempt.
Rampage Jackson – Twitch
Rampage Jackson is an avid gamer, and he often plays video games on his Twitch account named rampageishuman. He also uses his twitch account to outcall some of his rivals, like Chael Sonnen, Michael Bisping, and Rashad Evans. He mostly plays first-person and third-person shooting games.
Rampage Jackson has four children – D’Angelo and Raja from previous relationships, and Elijah and Naname Nakia with his former wife, Yuki Jackson. He started his movie career in 2001, and he acted in 22 films and TV series.
Rampage Jackson – Social Media Profiles
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/rampage4real/?hl=sr
Fb Fan Page – https://www.facebook.com/Rampage4Real/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/rampage4real
Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/rampageishuman
Official Website – http://rampagejackson.com/
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