Quinton Jackson took his knockout reduction to Fedor Emelianenko in stride.
“We did not get the final result we needed, but you know what, I understood a person of us was likely to get knocked out,” “Rampage” Jackson reported in a movie posted on his formal Instagram account following the Bellator 237 headliner on Sunday at Saitama Tremendous Arena. “But I did not know it was going to be f*ckin’ me.”
Along with the movie submit, Jackson additional the caption, “win some get rid of some get paid for all.”
The previous UFC champ vowed to occur again stronger and to get rid of excess weight for his subsequent outing. He weighed in at the heavyweight limit for the Emelianenko bout, his first stoppage reduction because 2005, and “felt like a hippopotamus out there.”
“That’s my fault,” Jackson extra. “No excuses. It is alright. I’ll be back again. But I ain’t heading again at heavyweight. I’ve received to get rid of this body weight.”
Jackson later deleted the online video publish, but adopted up with a different that expressed a in the same way optimistic sentiment:
Jackson produced his mark in the activity at 205 kilos, profitable the UFC title in 2007 with a knockout of Chuck Liddell. Afterwards in his job as a Bellator fighter, he said a thyroid ailment prevented him from chopping body weight, prompting a shift to heavyweight.
The decline remaining Jackson at 1-3 in his previous four outings with Bellator.