Like father, like son.
Raja Jackson — son of mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Quinton “Rampage” Jackson —finished Hastings McMillan via technical knockout last night (Sat., May 13, 2023) at United Fight League 2 (UFL 2) from inside Memphis Event & Sports Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
Raja Jackson, Rampage Jackson’s son picked up a first round finish at #UFL2— Alex Behunin (@AlexBehunin) May 13, 2023
Rampage announced he will allow him to go pro in his next fight pic.twitter.com/4URzGfZdqq
The win improved Jackson, 23, to undefeated as an amateur (4-0), with three of those wins coming by way of stoppage.
During his post-fight, in-cage interview, his dad revealed that he is going to allow him to advance his career and go professional.
"Man, I'm a proud dad! I got to tell Raja something,” Rampage told his son (and UFC legend Frank Mir). “I didn't want him to know, but I said if he wins this fight, he can go pro. He's been begging me to go pro, and I said I wanted him to have 10 fights, but he's been doing good and training hard. He almost made weight, he missed a little bit - it was his first time fighting 155 pounds, and I'm this proud of him!"
Rampage telling Raja he can go pro after his latest win pic.twitter.com/Wt56CKGNX7— Alex Behunin (@AlexBehunin) May 14, 2023
Jackson will most likely continue to fight for UFL as his father is an ambassador for the promotion.
UFL, meanwhile, made some waves in February for giving its fighters medical and life insurance, as well as a stake in the company through various stock options as part of its compensation package.
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