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UFC 114: 'Rampage' Jackson fighting to KO Rashad Evans -- not for glory or fame



"I still want to clear [something] up...some of my fans don't understand why I didn't fight Rashad in the beginning. I don't think...the fans that don't understand now, I don't think they'll ever understand. Just because I'm a fighter, doesn't mean I can't do other things. I just want my fans to matter what, even though I haven't been in the cage for a while...people think that I went Hollywood, people always got negative stuff to say. People always underestimate me. I've been in this game for a while; I just think it's funny. I'm just gonna go out there and do my job. I wanna knock Rashad out as quick as possible and get on with my career ... I don't fight for glory and fame like some fighters. I don't wanna walk around acting all tough coz I'm a fighter. But when people run they mouth like Rashad...they get dealt with. I hope he learns his lesson."

Former Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton Jackson prepares for his UFC 114 main event against fellow Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 10 Coach and ex-205 pound champ Rashad Evans on May 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. "Rampage" has been out of the fight game for over a year, skipping town on a 2009 Memphis event to film his role as "B.A. Baracus" in the upcoming A-Team movie. "Sugar" went on to face Thiago Silva in his absence, squeaking past the Brazilian via unanimous decision at UFC 108 earlier this year. Can these two finish what they started on TUF 10? Jackson sounds like he's ready to go, but how will the layoff affect him?

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