Quinton Jackson's career is steeped in Japan to the point where it could be argued that his UFC career is an afterthought. In the lead-up to UFC 144 and the events that followed, fans saw a different side of "Rampage" Jackson.
It was a side that was softer and seemed to enjoy more of what he was doing and where he was.
The fight spoke volumes of where Jackson is mentally as a fighter, but the interviews and interactions he had with fans and media in the days surrounding it made more of an impact.
He resonated on a level that hadn't been seen by many fans.
Here are some of those moments.