Rampage: Spike TV made the UFC

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Since leaving the UFC, Quinton Jackson has made it a point to discredit and disbarrage his former employee. Rampage has publically criticized fighter pay and business tactics and today argued that it was Spike TV which made the UFC, not it’s own efforts:

On his relationship with Dana White: “Dana’s actually a cool guy. Dana is really down to earth. He’s actually really cool, but sometimes when it’s business, it’s business. Dana, you can tell that he’s a strong businessman because look what he’s done with the company. Sometimes he gets a little bit too emotional with his business, and that’s what makes you have a bad attitude toward Dana. With me, when Dana gets upset, he comes at me and says something, and I’m an alpha too. I say stuff and we get in an argument and then after a while, I’m cool with it. I don’t hold grudges.”

On parting ways with the UFC: “Now I’m kind of happy that that actually happened because even though the fans don’t understand it, they don’t see it, but I think Bellator is actually going to come up. You’ve got to think about it. Spike TV is what made the UFC. The UFC wouldn’t be where it is without Spike TV.”

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