Rampage Jackson is acknowledged as an American based mixed martial artist, actor and a retired professional wrestler, who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017. He is best recognized for his peculiar personality and violent fighting style, because of which he turned star inside Japan throughout his period with the Pride FC.
Biography & Wiki:
Rampage Jackson was born in year 1978 in Memphis situated inside Tennessee. Initially, he faced a tough childhood, because he started vending drugs in his young age and got engaged within several street fights.
Moreover, he too was having a dysfunctional type family, because his drug-abusing father left while Jackson was a kid of age 10 years, prior coming back to his life during year 2003.
He experienced his initial experience with combat sports being a wrestler working for Raleigh-Egypt High School, joining the school being a freshman when he was 17 years of age, wherein his career comprised All-State honours within his senior year post completing fifth inside the state tournament at 189 pounds.
Basically, Jackson decided to follow career within formal wrestling post completing graduation from high school, however he finally stretched his amateur wrestling based career in Lassen Community College inside Susanville, prior getting disqualified post a bout with a co-player.
Rampage Jackson started off his career after getting captivated by success of some wrestlers within MMA. He has made record of 10 wins as well as 1 loss while struggling for a diversity of minor scale American based promotions, like Gladiator Challenge, King of the Cage, and Dangerzone.
His successful initial MMA Title shot played against Rocko Hammerhands Henderson validated as the starting of few upsets. He started yelling his purposes to get the Pride Middleweight (205 lb/93 kg) title right from Wanderlei Silva.
During opening round of Pride’s 2003 Middleweight Grand Prix, he has won a split decision against Murilo Bustamante.
Later, he continued his Pride career through a TKO win go against Ikuhisa Minowa in Pride Shockwave 2003. Later, he has faced Ricardo Arona in Pride Critical Countdown 2004 along with a winner to face named Wanderlei Silva.
In year 2006, the World Fighting Alliance declared that they had appointed Jackson for one multi-fight contract. He won against Matt Lindland through split decision in WFA: King of the Streets.
Awards & Achievements:
Rampage Jackson has won Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards for 2004 Fight of the Year vs. Wanderlei Silva, for 2008 Fight of the Year vs. Forrest Griffin and also for 2007 Most Outstanding Fighter. He also won Pride Fighting Championships for 2003 Pride Middleweight Grand Prix (as Runner-up).
Net Worth of Rampage Jackson:
Rampage Jackson has an estimated net worth of million dollars. He makes most of his income with his career as a mixed martial artist, an actor and previously he earned being a professional wrestler but now retired from that profession.
Current wealth now: $12 million
Other than his net worth made as a fighter as well as infrequent actor, this wrestler has won many fighting championships, like the UFC Light-Heavyweight championship as well as the Pride Fighting Championship within Japan.
Moreover, he also earned well through different small, regional type MMA promotions, like Gladiator Challenge and King of the Cage. He worked in Japan’s Pride Fighting Championships, wherein he was promoted and depicted as a homeless combatant.
He earned well from his alternate career as an actor, performing in many movies like Miss March as well as The Midnight Meat Train prior featuring in The A-Team.
Rampage Jackson is one of those wrestlers who got fame for his violent and unique fighting style. This style let him to win many championships till date in his wrestling career. Initially, he has worked as mixed martial artist and later he has worked as an actor.
Irrespective of he get future success within or outside of the ring, this wrestler is a force to be counted with.