Originally Posted by salty trunks
Regardless of Phil Jacksons top 10 rating He was a manufactured contender who had little skills and really had no business in the top ten. Like many fighters placed in the top ten by Don King he quickly faded away. Some guys like John Ruiz actually proved their merit Jackson was never any good second and third chance.
20+ years of hindsight that.
Jackson was well thought of by a significant minority going into the Ruddock fight, as a prospect who may have what it takes to make it as at least a decent contender.