Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will face Keith Jardine in the main event at UFC 96 on March 7 from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
Team Jackson trained fighter, Keith Jardine is coming off a win over Brandon Vera at UFC 89. He was rumored to be facing Brazilian Luis Cane, but that apparently fell through coming in to UFC 93.
Rampage is coming off an impressive knockout victory over Wanderlei Silva at UFC 92. His knockout power will provide a difficult task to overcome for Jardine as he is chin has been questionable at times.