White: Energy Drinks Caused Jackson’s Rampage

Kevin Iole of YAHOO! SPORTS has an exclusive interview with former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, his first public statements since running wild with his Truckasaurus on the streets of Orange County in mid-July, and possibly later being taken to a mental hospital for evaluation. And it turns out that Jackson isn’t completely off his rocker - according to UFC chief Dana White, he was just tired and amped up on too many energy drinks.

Quinton Rampage Jackson pickup truck

I can totally sympathize - the same thing happens to me all the time. One minute I’m driving home late after a long night of volunteering at the local youth center, so I decide to pound seven or eight Red Bulls. The next thing I know, I’m face down in on the road, with my hands behind my back and a cop pointing a pistol at me. They really should put a warning label on those things: “Drinking excessive amounts of energy drink may cause you to black out, drive at high speeds away from cops and run other cars off the road.”

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