view transcript

Rampage Jackson: The future for e-sports in my opinion is very bright. Lot of the top streamers are making millions of dollars. Gamers or are doing very well. Even at high schools and stuff, they're offering teams for games like Overwatch and everything. I only see it getting even bigger. My advice for somebody that's trying to make it into the Twitch space is, invest into to a nice rig, you just sound right. Get everything up and nice quality because some of the people that are watching, they're very particular about the sound. I learned the hard way. So you want to really invest in yourself in. Really learn how to promote yourself.

Celebrity athlete and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is really hopeful about the future of e-sports.

Talking to TheStreet, Jackson, who is also an active esports player, said that he sees the gaming space getting bigger.

"Lot of the top streamers are making millions of dollars," he said. "Gamers are doing very well. Even at high schools and stuff, they're offering teams for games like Overwatch and everything. I only see it getting even bigger."

Asked on how one could get bigger in Twitch the live streaming platform for gamers, he said, "Invest into a nice rig, you just sound right. Get everything up and nice quality because some of the people that are watching, they're very particular about the sound."

"I learned the hard way. So you want to really invest in yourself in," he added. 

Editor's note: Overwatch League is owned by Blizzard Entertainment a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (ATVI - Get Report)  and Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Amazon (AMZN - Get Report)

Related. eSports and Betting: What You Need to Know

Related. Video: Another Look at Gaming and eSports

Want to learn how the major tech players are shaking up the gaming industry? Download our report.

Investing Education Quick Clips ' A Playlist for Your Portfolio