Rashad: I've got to get to the Inside to beat Jon Jones

source: ufc.com

UFC.com just put up a promo video in which Rashad tells where he has to get to do reclaim the UFC Lightheavyweight title.

"I respect Jon a lot as a fighter, but as a person, I don't have a lot of respect for him.

"I know how to beat him. There are things about his game which he can't change. The fact that we used to train together gives me a lot of confidence.

"I know where I need to get to with Jon in order to fight my game. Jon's a tall guy, I can't, obviously, fight on the outside. I gotta get inside where I can fight my game. Come out strong, come out hard, and make him try to fight me.

"I see a lot of spaces in Jon's game for a lot of different things ... I'm to the point where it doesn't matter who you are, if I take you down, I'm going to unleash my ground and pound on you. I think I've improved more since the last time we trained together. I'm in a new environment, I had to learn. He's in the same environment, same coaches, learning the same thing.

"I will defeat Jon Jones and become UFC light heavyweight champion."

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UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans
April 21, 2012
Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia
Live on PPV

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Wasa-B site profile image  

3/16/12 7:00 PM by Wasa-B

He has a diff style at least from Shogun, Rampage, Machida and speed but so does Machida and Machida can cover more range on his strikes too.I cant see any LHW being Jones right now and for some time.

AGC IV site profile image  

3/16/12 12:50 AM by AGC IV

Haha i see what you did there

Stephen Holder site profile image  

3/15/12 10:48 PM by Stephen Holder

I am going to make a prediction about april... 2013, when Evans challenges Anderson for the mw belt (he will lose)

Bad Monkey site profile image  

3/15/12 10:36 PM by Bad Monkey

 Rashad can and will wrestlefuck Jones.  It will be jaw dropping how Evans sons JBJ.  He will break Jones' will, but do very little physical damage while winning back his title.  or Jones beats the monkey shit out of Rashad like he has everyone else.

sin_tax site profile image  

3/15/12 10:24 PM by sin_tax

THIS So far anyone that has been able to get inside has been unable to stop the TD. Hopefully Rashad is powerful enough to keep it standing once he does get inside.

12SixElbow site profile image  

3/15/12 10:18 PM by 12SixElbow

 Rampage and Machida both got inside. I am sure Rashad can.

OnlyTheStrongSurvive site profile image  

3/15/12 7:24 PM by OnlyTheStrongSurvive

The problem is when you do get inside you face where Bones is best. clinch distance, greco-roman wrestling

DoomFarmer site profile image  

3/15/12 7:22 PM by DoomFarmer

 LOL @ some of you jackasses acting like you are suprised that he is talking about taking Jones down... How else is he going to beat him? Would you have him stand and wang with him? Rashad looking to take Jones down and GnP him is exactly what he NEEDS to do.

AGC IV site profile image  

3/15/12 7:04 PM by AGC IV

Technically Jones is the better fighter