List of high-caliber Fighters who trained at Jackson Wink MMA Academy at one point or another
The history has shown, if you want to be the best, you must train with the best. Win, lose, or draw, Team Jackson Wink MMA has produced some of the best MMA fighters to ever grace the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. High level Pro or Amateur fighters from all around the world flock to Albuquerque, New Mexico to learn and test themselves against the best.
Coach Greg Jackson started his movement in 1992, with UFC coming to the scene in 1993, and remains one of the most original Coaches in the game. The list of high-level fighters competing under Coach Jackson and Coach Winkeljohn can span the decades, but here is a list of some of the best high-caliber fighters competing in major MMA organizations that came to train at Jackson Wink MMA Academy at one point or another:
• Adlan Amagov 🇷🇺 - UFC, StrikeForce • Alberto Crane 🇺🇸 - UFC, King Of The Cage Champion • Alfonso Yepez 🇲🇽 - Greco Roman Olympian • Ali Bagautinov 🇷🇺 - UFC Flyweight Title Challenger • Alistair Overeem 🇳🇱 - UFC Title Challenger, Dream Champion, StrikeForce Champion, K1 Champion, Pride FC • Alvaro Herrera 🇲🇽 - UFC • Andrei Arlovski 🇧🇾 - 2x UFC Heavyweight Champion • Andrew Tenneson 🇺🇸 - LFA • Anthony Hamilton 🇺🇸 - UFC • Anthony Perosh 🇦🇺 - UFC • Anthony Pettis 🇺🇸 - UFC Lightweight Champion • Antonio Arroyo 🇧🇷 - UFC Contender Show • Arman Ospanov 🇰🇿 - ACB, 3x Combat Sambo World Champion • Arthur Alibulatov 🇷🇺 - WSOF
• Ben Reiter 🇺🇸 - Bellator MMA • Bevon Lewis 🇯🇲 - UFC • Bharat Kandare 🇮🇳 - UFC • BJ Penn 🇺🇸 - UFC Lightweight and Welterweight Champion • Brian Stann 🇺🇸 - UFC, WEC Light Heavyweight Champion • Bubba McDaniel 🇺🇸 - UFC, Bellator MMA • Cameron Else (England) - BAMMA, Bellator MMA, Cage Warriors • Carlos Condit 🇺🇸 - UFC Interim Welterweight Champion, WEC Welterweight Champion • Celine Haga 🇳🇴 - Invicta FC • Charlie Alaniz 🇦🇺 - The Ultimate Fighter Contestant, ACB • Chase Sherman 🇺🇸 - UFC • Claudia Gadelha 🇧🇷 - UFC Title Challenger • Clay Guida 🇺🇸 - UFC Featherweight Title Contender, StrikeForce Lightweight Champion • Cody Donovan 🇺🇸 - UFC • Cody East 🇺🇸 - UFC, Legacy FC Heavyweight Champion, King Of The Cage Heavyweight Champion • Colton Smith 🇺🇸 - The Ultimate Fighter Winner • Cub Swanson 🇺🇸 - UFC Featherweight Title Contender
• Damacio Page 🇺🇸 - The Ultimate Fighter Season 24 contestant, Legacy FC Flyweight Champion • Damian Stasiak 🇵🇱 - UFC • David Loiseau 🇨🇦 - UFC Middleweight Title Challenger • Derek Brunson 🇺🇸 - UFC, StrikeForce • Devin Clark 🇺🇸 - UFC, RFA Champion • Diego Brandao 🇧🇷 - The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 Winner • Diego Sanchez 🇺🇸 - UFC Lightweight Title Challenger, The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 Winner • Dominic Waters 🇺🇸 - UFC • Don’Tale Mayes 🇺🇸- UFC Contender Show • Donald Cerrone 🇺🇸- UFC Title Challenger, WEC Title Challenger • Donald Sanchez 🇺🇸 - Legacy, RFA, Bellator MMA • Eduard Folayang 🇵🇭 - One FC Champion • Emily Kagan 🇺🇸 - UFC, The Ultimate Fighter contestant, Invicta FC • Erik Perez 🇲🇽 - UFC • Frank Lester 🇺🇸 - The Ultimate Fighter Contestant • Frank Mir 🇺🇸 - UFC Heavyweight Champion, 3x UFC Heavyweight Title Challenger • George St. Pierre 🇨🇦 - UFC Welterweight and Middleweight Champion • Gina Carano 🇺🇸 - StrikeForce • Holly Holm 🇺🇸 - 18x Boxing World Champion, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion • Hu Yaozong 🇨🇳 - UFC • Igor Araujo 🇧🇷 - UFC • Ildemar Alcantara 🇧🇷 - UFC • Iuri Alcantara 🇧🇷 - UFC