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The superhero Rampage may play. Artwork: publicity

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson may appear as Luke Cage in the movies. The fighter is negotiating with the American publishing company responsible for the film, to play the part in one of the adaptations of the comic “The Avengers”.

“I had a meeting with Marvel… I don’t know if I can say that! But I’d love to play Luke Cage; I think that would be perfect. It would be incredible to be Luke Cage, no one would be more incredible than me,” he is quoted as saying on

The fighter is committed to his career as an actor, having performed 12 times. One of his roles was that of B.A. in the A-Team remake.

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But before joining the cinema, Quinton Jackson has a meeting set with Jon Jones, getting a shot at the light heavyweight belt at UFC 135 in September in Colorado.

Check out the star-studded card for the show:

Jon Jones vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson
Matt Hughes vs. Diego Sanchez
Damacio Page vs. Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto
Nate Diaz vs. Takanori Gomi
Aaron Riley vs. Tony Ferguson
Mark Hunt vs. Ben Rothwell
Bob Broughton vs. Travis Browne

Aldo vs. Florian

And the UFC has now confirmed the fight between José Aldo and Kenny Florian, the Brazilian’s second defense of his UFC featherweight belt since the WEC became obsolete. The showdown will go down at UFC 135, to take place October 8 in Houston, Texas. Aldo is recovering from a spine injury that has been bothering him since his UFC debut, against Mark Hominick.

Frankie Edgar back in action

At the same event as José Aldo, lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will enter the scene, finally having his rubber match with Gray Maynard, after the fight was postponed when both participants were injured.

Check out the card, which also marks the return of Chael Sonnen, Demian Maia and Melvin Guillard.

Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard (lightweight title)
Jose Aldo vs. Kenny Florian (featherweight title)
Chael Sonnen vs. Brian Stann
Demian Maia vs. Jorge Santiago
Melvin Guillard vs. Joe Lauzon
Dave Herman vs. Mike Russow
Josh Grispi vs. Matt Grice

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