Aside from wanting to be like one of his favorite comedians, Dave Chappelle, Jackson revealed to Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting that he was actually trying to get kicked off the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster.
However, he also says UFC officials were hip to his master plan and saw right through it.
"The reason why it wasn't funny is because the guy released it too soon. It was supposed to be like Dave Chappelle type of stuff. I was supposed to do a series of videos and I was going to be like Dave Chappelle. I like and I wanted to be like Dave Chappelle. The guy liked the video so much he put it on an MMA website, I don't understand. I was supposed to say, this is what I hope happens to any guy, lowlife, trying to rape women. Look what happened to the guy. He got shot at and ended up being a tranny, a man. Plus at the same time, I was kind of like, I had to put it out there, the timing, I was trying to get kicked out of the UFC. I have to keep it real. I was trying. They (UFC) were smart. They knew it, they saw right through it."
When asked if he regretted putting out the video, Jackson had this to say:
"Now that the UFC didn't kick me out, yeah. It didn't do its job."
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