Assistant Coach at Jackson Wink MMA Academy
Magomed Arsanov, a Chechen wrestler born in the Orenburg Region of the Russian Federation, hails from a region renowned for producing exceptional wrestlers. Growing up in Russia, where wrestling is deeply ingrained in the culture, Magomed began his wrestling journey at a young age and swiftly demonstrated remarkable skill and talent in the craft.
Magomed's exceptional abilities earned him a spot on the National Team for the Chechen Republic. In 2014, he achieved a significant milestone by winning the Masters Tournament, attaining the esteemed title of Master of Sports in Freestyle Wrestling. This distinction holds immense prestige within the wrestling community, comparable to a Black Belt in other disciplines. Magomed continued to excel in wrestling, fulfilling the standard qualification requirements four times. His accomplishments include being a finalist in the zonal Championships of Russia in 2015, as well as becoming a Champion and a Prize-Winner in numerous All-Russian and Regional Tournaments.
In 2018, Magomed assumed the role of Head Coach in Freestyle Wrestling in the city of Argun in the Chechen Republic, sharing his expertise and guiding aspiring wrestlers. In 2020, he joined the esteemed Evolve Gym, one of the premier MMA teams in Moscow, Russia, as a coach. There, he had the privilege of training high-level athletes who successfully competed in major promotions worldwide, including the UFC, Bellator, and One FC. Notable training partners and students under Magomed's guidance include Adlan Amagov (UFC), Bellator Champion Yaroslav Amosov, Denis Tiuliulin (UFC), Rinat Fakhretdinov (UFC), Roman Kopylov (UFC), Alexey Makhno, Nikolay Aleksakhin, and many other exceptional athletes.
Magomed Arsanov brings an invaluable wealth of knowledge and experience in the realm of wrestling to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Having achieved remarkable success in his own wrestling career and nurtured high-level athletes in the MMA arena, his presence in the region presents a rare and invaluable opportunity for aspiring wrestlers and combat sports enthusiasts alike.
The coaching staff at Jackson Wink MMA Academy comprises a highly skilled and dedicated group of trainers and instructors who possess a wealth of experience and expertise in various martial arts disciplines, providing comprehensive guidance and support to athletes of all levels.
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Jackson Wink MMA Academy is considered one of the best mixed martial arts (MMA) training facilities in the world. Head coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn have trained and cornered some of the top fighters in the sport, including Jon Jones, Georges St-Pierre, and Holly Holm, among others.
Our main training location in Albuquerque, New Mexico is a 30,000 square facility equipped with everything a fighter needs to train and prepare for a fight. Our gym includes a full-size octagon, lots of heavy bags, wrestling mats, a strength and conditioning area, cardio area, pro shop, and more.