UFC 135: Rampage More Motivated Than Ever, Before Title Fight with Jones

JP SmithCorrespondent IISeptember 20, 2011

In a follow-up interview posted earlier this week by MMA Heat’s Karyn Bryant, No. 1 UFC light heavyweight contender Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was cool, calm and collected as he conversed with Bryant about his upcoming title bout with phenom, current UFC light heavyweight champion and youngest light heavyweight champion in UFC history, Jon “Bones” Jones.

Rampage said that he’s in the best shape of his life, is more motivated than he’s ever been and plans to prove it come fight night in Denver, CO.

“I came into camp in shape…I was motivated when I fought Chuck Liddell. I wanted the belt, but I was not this motivated.

“When I fought Wanderlei Silva for the third time, I really wanted to beat the guy and I was very motivated. I trained really hard, but I wasn’t this motivated.”

Bryant and Rampage also discuss the infamous motorboat incident and what Bryant would have done had she felt threatened.