By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
Quinton Jackson had hoped to retire as the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion heading into UFC 135 last September but he was unable to stop current 205lb. kingpin Jon Jones and instead faces Ryan Bader at UFC 144 later this month.
Jackson talked to Fighter's Only last week to discuss his upcoming fight and while doing so, discussed his plans had he been champion right now:
“Believe me I still want to retire as champion. I want to hold the belt once more. I guess if I had won that Jon Jones fight and if the Japan show wasn