Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 7/26/13
It has been reported that a boxing match between Roy Jones and former UFC star Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is in the works and is close to being finalized, potentially as part of a Bellator pay-per-view event planned to go up against UFC 168 on December 28. Jones, the former pound for pound kingpin and perhaps the best fighter of his generation, should be able to handle Rampage Jackson, who has never fought professionally as a boxer, in the squared circle with ease. Still, this is not the reverse equivalent of boxer James Toney fighting Randy Couture in the Octagon. Far from it. There, a fighter with no experience with wrestling, Muay Thai or any other mixed martial arts discipline beyond boxing took on a UFC legend who was still very much highly regarded as one of the better fighters in his division. Couture trounced Toney in an embarrassing fight the UFC should never have been a part of. With Roy Jones vs. Rampage Jackson, an MMA fighter who was well known for his boxing and strikin...
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