How can you not like a guy like “Rampage” Jackson? Not only did the guy hype his main event UFC 130 fight by putting up the proverbial bunny ears behind opponent Matt Hamill, but he told the press that he plans on retiring – maybe – at age 35 to take up finger painting. Rampage also admitted he was lazy; that he misses his abs because he’s been unable to stay in shape between fights and that he hopes to open up a gym down the street from his house to ensure he doesn’t miss workouts – one that he’ll drive to.
Fans and media expecting drama and WWE-style vulgarity from Brock Lesnar went away from today’s press conference disappointed.
None of the 250 fans allowed in to the presser, held at MGM’s Hollywood Theater in Las Vegas, were flipped off. There was no foaming at the mouth and no one was insulted, not Bud Light – not even Lesnar’s opponent, Shane Carwin.
Instead, the UFC’s heavyweight champion smiled, joked and – yes – gave thanks that he was alive . . . |more|