UFC Quick Quote: Rampage Jackson 'ashamed' of 'assholes'

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"The UFC looked like assholes this weekend.The main event was boring. I anticipated that because let's be real ... Machida is a boring fighter. But Shogun getting robbed like that was pretty cutthroat.... Most of the people from the 'A-Team movie' were just watching it because I was watching it and they don't know much about MMA and were starting to get into it, but [Saturday] night they didn't have anything good to say about my sport. So I was so ashamed.... The UFC needs to get some new judges before I even think about coming back. I want the hardcore fans to go back and watch all the fights that you thought was kinda shady with the judges in the UFC and TUF and write down the names of the judges so you guys can complain and have a voice. Do your homework. This sport wouldn't be what it is without the fans. It's hard for me to believe that the UFC is so successful and has over 100 shows and can't tell who wins a fight."

-- Former light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson isn't very happy with the three judges who awarded Lyoto Machida a unanimous decision win over Mauricio "Shogun" Rua this weekend at UFC 104. Jackson, like a majority of fans, felt that Shogun was the clear-cut winner, which wasn't the case when the decision was read. He admits that he was actually ashamed with the result while in the company of his "A-Team" castmates, who were more than likely getting their first tastes of what mixed martial arts is all about. Jackson, who prematurely retired from the sport to pursue an acting career, indicates that he won't return to competition until the UFC hires new, more competent judges. Unfortunately, the UFC doesn't hire judges (the athletic commissions handle that responsibility), making Jackson's request impossible.

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