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“Rampage” Jackson Feels Bad For Tito Ortiz, Will Fight Anyone Including Tyrone Spong

“Rampage” Jackson Feels Bad For Tito Ortiz, Will Fight Anyone Including Tyrone Spong

We reported yesterday Tito Ortiz is out of his main event fight next Saturday at Bellator 106 against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson due to a fractured neck. Bellator did a conference call announcing the card would shift from pay-per-view to Spike TV. Jackson made a statement last night on Twitter feeling bad for Ortiz.

“Rampage” then went on Inside MMA on AXS TV and said he talked to Ortiz and felt bad about the injury.

“I hope Tito has a speedy recovery,” Jackson said. “I know how it is when you’re a warrior and you’ve been injured. Hell, I’ve been injured my last two fights. It’s not a pretty sight. It’s really hard.”

Jackson he was ready to fight anybody at anytime and was wished Bellator would have kept the PPV event.

“If I’m going to keep it real, I would have said, ‘Look, throw another opponent at me and still keep the PPV because I trained really hard for this and had my knees fixed,'” he said. “I wanted to show the world and the fans that still support me that I’m back. Everybody thought I was done after I lost my fight to ‘Shogun'(Rua).

“Throw somebody else in there like ‘Kimbo Slice,’ Houston Alexander, anyone in Bellator. People talking about Tyrone Spong – I don’t know his name. Throw anybody in there. I’m ready. I’ll fight anybody. Pull Chuck Liddell out of retirement.”

Fans have been bringing up on social media that Jackson maybe could fight Spong if it was under the GLORY kickboxing banner since Spong has an MMA contract with World Series Of Fighting. Jackson liked the idea of fighting, but said it wasn’t up to him and said he hopes to find out today who he is fighting.

We will keep you updated on who will be facing Jackson.

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About Steve Muehlhausen

Steven is the site editor for Between The Ropes. He was a featured UFC columnist for Bleacher Report and a writer for MMASucka.com. Steven was also the host of the MMA show "The Fight Club Chicago" which aired for three years at various websites. You can email Steve at stevemuehlhausen@yahoo.com.

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