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Old 11-23-2011, 01:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Rampage Jackson to headline UFC on FOX 2 against Bader or Bonnar

MMA LATEST EXCLUSIVE: Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson VS Ryan Bader is set to be the UFC on Fox 2 main event.

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UPDATE - Regarding our exclusive, turns out our source has said he wasn't sure if Rampage's coach said Bader or Bonnar, definitely one of them though
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd be more excited were it Bonnar. Not that Bader would be a particularly bad match-up.

I also don't know how you go from Cain vs. JDS to Rampage vs. Bonnar/Bader, but I guess I shouldn't have expected marquee bouts and title matches beyond the inaugural show. Not that Rampage himself isn't a 'marquee' name. I guess it depends on the undercard... if it's only their second go, here's hoping we see the likes of Chael and Munoz on the card, as well. I feel as though UFC often gives us 'good fights' for free, but very rarely do we get 'BIG fights' for free. The businessman in me understands why, but I was hoping FOX would be used as a venue for more dream/title bouts in the future.

Or maybe I'm just being a negative nancy because it's exam time
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I think Sonnen/Munoz will still be a part of it, it's a four fight card and Rampage was in the A-Team not too long ago so he's likely to have been seen by tons of people, he can be funny at times but a dick at others and he's all about exciting fights these days as his run at a title is most likely over.

Plus, every Champion is booked or hurt or just coming off a fight, I'm sure the second show will have a title fight on it.
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Bonnar would be a great matchup, and he's been asking for it for awhile.

It would probably be a lot like Jardine vs Rampage.
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Rampage vs Bonnar sounds most likely since both fighters have recently said they want to fight eachother

Not sure about the source, but this fight makes sense - Since Rampage was uspet that he wasn't fighting in Japan anyways, probably because he's FOX-bound
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Wouldn't get excited, seems a terrible source.
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Am I the only one not interested at all in this? Neither fight is interesting to me.

Bader v Rampage would look just like Hammil v Rampage. And Bonnar v Rampage makes no sense at all in the division. Rampage just lost a title fight, Bonnar isn't even in the top 10.
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