MMA Fighting caught up with Steven Seagal following Saturday night's UFC 135 main event to discuss Jon Jones win over Quinton Jackson. Seagal talked about being more impressed with Jackson than Jones, his words of advice for Jones, why he believes Jones wasn't himself tonight and whether he wants to see Jones fight Anderson Silva.
For his part, Segal spared no effort in elbowing aside Art Davie for entry into the MMA Asshole Hall of Fame.
"I thought there were some very poor performances," Seagal said to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani. "Didn't you?"
In response to the idea that altitude was to blame for those performances, Seagal said, "We can't be saying that. If you come here, get into shape, get out there and bring it. I mean, come on. That's a bulls--- excuse."
Seagal included Jones in the group of fighters who didn't perform at their best.
When Helwani brought up the fact that UFC commentator Joe Rogan was impressed with Jones' performance, the humble Aikido master explained "I'm a fighter, I've fought all my life." Then Seagal added sarcastically "You can listen to him (Rogan). Maybe he knows more than me. I don't know."
Seagal also tried to take credit for the front kicks his "friend" Jones used vs Rampage. "Him and I did talk about that," Seagal crowed, "but he hasn't learned it yet."
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