"Rampage" Jackson vs. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua to Go Down in 2012?

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If Lorenzo Fertitta has anything to say about it, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson will finish out his UFC contract by facing Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. The news was first reported by Yahoo! Sports, while it is expected to be confirmed on UFC Tonight.

"An interesting fight we'd like to make, one we've talked about, would be him and 'Shogun.' I think that would be an interesting fight," Fertitta said. "They're both coming off a loss, they have a history and they both expressed interest in the fight in the past."

Jackson has been very outspoken in regards to leaving the UFC over the past few days, taking most of his anger out on his Twitter account. "Rampage" and Rua fought back in 2005, with "Shogun" claiming a victory in PRIDE.

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