WHO WE ARE
Jackson Wink MMA is a World renowned and premier Mixed Martial Arts training academy located in Albuquerque, New Mexico and a home to some of the best MMA fighters to ever grace the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.
Jackson Wink MMA Academy has been voted as a #1 MMA Camp in the world for many years. It is here that Coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn created something truly unique and took the sport of MMA to a totally different level.
The duo has been featured in Sports Illustrated, Showtime, ESPN, Forbes, and numerous other documentaries, radio shows, television programs, articles and news features.
At Jackson Wink MMA Academy we are constantly looking for top talent to join our ranks. Fighters from all over the world travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico to train at our facility. From our experience, you can never know when the next champion walks through our doors, therefore we take great pride in being able to evaluate your skillset and put it to the test. And, you will be tested, and you will be tried, so you better bring your “A” game and be ready to learn.
Albuquerque, New Mexico is famously known for it's fighting traditions, but most importantly for it's terrain and mile-high over the sea level altitude elevation. Athletes from all over the world and from different kind of sports come to our city to train on their endurance and conditioning. Your body's adaptation to high altitude training helps significantly in your overall success as a fighter. Your lung capacity increases allowing you to have a better performance in your competition.
Training at Jackson Wink MMA Academy you are constantly surrounded by professional athletes and coaches. With that comes great responsibility and a long standing tradition. You get to become a part of something much bigger and learn directly from the pros, by the pros. Our coaches are caring, experienced individuals who are passionate about martial arts and work hard to create a clean, safe, inviting and supportive team environment.
We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our Team!
Notable athletes under their tutelage include: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans, UFC Welterweight Champion George “Rush” St. Pierre, UFC Female Bantamweight Champion and 18x Boxing World Champion Holly Holm, WEC and Interim UFC Welterweight Champion Carlos Condit, Invicta FC Champion Michelle Waterson, former UFC Champions Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski, 2x Olympic Boxing Gold Medalist and 3 Division Boxing World Champion Claressa Shields, Strikeforce, Dream, and K-1 World Champion Alistair Overeem, Gina Carano, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, The Ultimate Fighter Champions Diego Sanchez, John Dodso, Diego Brandao, and countless other notable names of the sport.