Rampage Jackson Retirement: Jackson Leaves UFC For Hollywood
UFC star Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson has announced that he is "done fighting." The Rampage Jackson retirement announcement came via Jackson's official website Tuesday night. Jackson said he plans to quite MMA to focus on his acting career. Rampage was recently cast as B.A. Baracus in a film version of the 80s TV series The A-Team.
Rampage Jackson appears as if he is not going into retirement quietly. Jackson criticized the UFC and President Dana White for not rescheduling his UFC bout in his hometown of Memphis so he could audition for the B.A. Baracus role made famous by Mr. T.
Rampage Jackson also didn't mince words about his critics.
“I’m done fighting. I’ve been getting negative reviews from the dumb ass fans that don’t pay my bills or put my kids through college. So I’m hanging it up. I’m gonna miss all my loyal fans but hopefully they’ll follow me to my new career and I will gain more loyal fans along the way.
“And all you hater fans out there can kiss my big black hairy ass and anybody that don’t like what I just said can come try and kick my ass.”