Rampage Feels Jon Jones Will Be The Next Anderson Silva
By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
After giving UFC Light Heavyweight Champion all he could dish out at UFC 135 this past weekend and then losing in the fourth round, Quinton Jackson gave his thoughts on Jones, and why he feels the youngster will be the next Anderson Silva in the 205lb class:
"My game plan was to get up in his face, smell his breath, be all up on him; I didn_t do nothing! I_m very disappointed in myself, trust me," said Jackson. "I didn_t do nothing compared to what I was training for."
"One thing about Jon Jones is that, he don_t really throw combos," he said. "If he threw combos, he_d be real unstoppable. I was trying to capitalize on that, but for some reason, I didn_t."
"He_s good at keeping range, keeping you from him. When I was getting close and trying to throw some haymakers, he was good at evading me. The kid_s good, I_d be surprised to see who could beat him," said Rampage. "I don_t think nobody can beat him right now; he_s going to be the next Anderson Silva in that weight class, I_m telling you. Because he_s got great wrestling, his ground game is pretty good, and his stand up is pretty good."
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