Like the movie character he’s nicknamed himself after, “Jason” won’t stay down for long despite the brutal knockout loss he suffered to Stephens. Of course, he’ll need a little more time to recover than normal after injuring his face and elbow in an emotional rage backstage after the stumble (he punched a door and himself), but the wounds will heal faster than the hurt in his heart. Expect “Jason” to call for a fight as soon as he’s cleared to compete based on the bad taste Stephens’ smashing left in his mouth. He also doesn’t need an easy opponent when he returns as someone who’d won eight straight before last weekend and finished all but one of the foes he’s felled. Cole Miller jumps out as a fun fight based on aggression and overall technique.
There’s never a good time to lose a fight. However, some defeats aren’t as devastating as others or have potential to affect an individual’s employment, so in that regard certain stumbles stand out. Such is the case with every event including Saturday night’s lineup for UFC Fight Night 32. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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