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Morning Report: Quinton Jackson hints at legal settlement with Viacom and explains beef with ‘traitor’ Michael Bisping

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A lot can change in a day or two.
After telling Ariel Helwani on Monday that he was contemplating retirement, Quinton Jackson seems to have a renewed interest in fighting.
Jackson’s career has been in limbo as Bellator parent company Viacom and the UFC battle over “Rampage’s” contract rights.
According to Jackson, the UFC is pulling out of the fight to allow the 37-year-old veteran to settle the contractual dispute with Viacom which would allow him to return to Bellator.
“Everybody knows I’m going through a big court case,” Jackson said Wednesday on his Twtich live stream. “I signed with Bellator but then s**t happened and I left to sign with UFC. I talked to uncle [UFC president] Dana White and uncle [UFC CEO] Lorenzo Fertitta yesterday and they told me, ‘You’re cool. We’ll let you settle your stuff with Bellator without us taking you to court.’ So I did a post saying that the UFC stopped me from retiring.”
“I didn’t say anything about I was going to fight Michael Bisping or fight nobody in the UFC. I was just saying that the UFC was cool by not taking me to court if I had to go back to fight for Bellator.”
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