“Rampage” Jackson Will Document “Weight Loss Journey”, Following One-Sided Loss

After coming in around 40 pounds heavier than Fedor Emelianenko, and being quickly put away by the legend, "Rampage" Jackson insists he'll be shedding some pounds.

After “Rampage” Jackson was quickly taken out by Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 237 last weekend, the legend admitted his weight had played a factor in his defeat. Now, the former UFC champ is reporting he’ll be documenting his “weight loss journey”.

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Jackson’s latest statement about losing weight

The 41-year-old Jackson came in at 265 pounds for his bout with Fedor, who in comparison, was 240.5. From the beginning of the fight, Emelianenko beat Jackson to the punch and he proceeded to finish the star shortly before the three minute mark.

Well, after the defeat, Jackson admitted he felt like a “hippotamus” in the bout, and he also said he intends to lose weight. More recently, Jackson shared out this statement:

Much love to my team and family and sponsors,defeat is a hard pill to swallow… but it’s part of the job. Hate letting my people and fans down,maybe this won’t be my last loss but it will be the last time i defeat myself. I’m gonna Document my weight loss Journey,if you feel uncomfortable with your weight do it with me. Tag me in your posts of you working out and eating clean. Love you all

Jackson’s future

Due to how one-sided the loss was, and because Jackson came in at the heavyweight limit for the fight, there’s been speculation about whether “Rampage” plans to continue fighting. But, based off these comments, it certainly looks like Jackson intends to fight again.

At Bellator 237, Jackson was competing for the first time since last September, when he stopped Wanderlei Silva.

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