UFC Quick Quote: Rampage Jackson 'just showed up to get paid' in Japan

Photo of a deflated Quinton "Rampage" Jackson after his loss to Ryan Bader at UFC 144 on Sat., Feb. 25, 2012, in Japan by Esther Lin via MMAFighting.com.

"Bader fought great. Nice job. Quinton looks like he just showed up to get paid."

-- Oh, he went there. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Dan Henderson took to his official Twitter account to express his displeasure with Quinton Jackson's performance against Ryan Bader this past weekend (Feb. 25, 2012) at UFC 144 in Saitama, Japan. "Rampage" admitted that he wasn't surprised that he lost to Bader because of a knee injury he sustained during training camp and aggravated again during the fight. The injury, which prevented Jackson to cut anymore weight and come in six pounds over the required limit, was kept under wraps until after the fight was over. Bader, for the most part, dominated the three round affair and cruised to a unanimous decision victory. Perhaps "Hendo" was expecting the same "Rampage" that went to war with him for five rounds back in 2007 at UFC 75. The two went toe-to-toe in a PRIDE vs. UFC match that would unify the 205-pound titles from each mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. Jackson went on to best Henderson via unanimous decision, taking his PRIDE Middleweight title in the process. Is this the spark that could possibly set up a rematch between the two former Light Heavyweight champions down the line? Hendo is still looking for a fight ... he might have just picked (another) one.

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