361 Search Results for greg jackson

Apr 30, 2016 4:14 pm

Greg Jackson: Jon Jones would have beat Daniel Cormier at UFC 197

When Jon Jones returned to the Octagon at UFC 197 against Ovince Saint Preux, he admitted that he was gun-shy, and hesitant to take advantage of openings throughout the fight. After the fight, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier explained that he believes he would have defeated Jones if he had been able to fight...

Apr 26, 2016 9:25 am

Greg Jackson: Powerlifting is a problem for Jon Jones

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones defeated Ovince Saint Preux to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones seemed extremely gun-shy throughout the fight, he explained post-fight that the late change of opponents threw him off, and he would look better when he fought Daniel Cormier. While Jones stated that...

Apr 4, 2016 11:16 am

Greg Jackson says that Jon Jones now has a full-time personal driver

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a bad history with driving. Most recently, an alleged drag racing incident ended up getting Jones locked behind bars for three days for violating his probation that he was on for a previous hit-and-run accident. One would think that it would be best for a successful former...

Mar 22, 2016 2:45 am

Greg Jackson says that BJ Penn still ‘got a few good years left in him’

Former two-weight UFC world champion and UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn has been far away from the tropical paradise he calls home. The Hilo boy has been in Albuquerque, New Mexico training at JacksonWink MMA with Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn in preparation for his return to the Octagon. Jackson spoke with MMA...

Feb 19, 2016 9:29 am

Greg Jackson talks Donald Cerrone’s future at welterweight

After Donald Cerrone’s UFC on FOX 17 loss to Rafael dos Anjos, it was revealed that Cerrone would be moving up to welterweight to face Tim Means in Pittsburgh. Ultimately, Means was pulled from the event after it was revealed that he potentially failed a USADA drug test. The UFC replaced Means with Alex ‘Cowboy’...

Feb 12, 2016 8:23 am

WATCH! Greg Jackson opens up on BJ Penn’s training to Frank Trigg

Last month former UFC lightweight kingpin BJ Penn announced that he was coming out of retirement to pursue the UFC featherweight championship. Penn was welcomed with open arms to the Jackson-Wink MMA team in New Mexico. Jon Jones, Holly Holm, and many other fighters welcomed Penn to the team. In a new interview, coach Greg...

Feb 11, 2016 2:03 pm

Greg Jackson on BJ Penn: ‘I believe in his comeback 100 percent’

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced his decision to come out of retirement with a goal of becoming the only fighter in UFC history to win three weight division’s titles. Penn, who already has two titles in separate weight classes along with fellow UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture has been...

Jan 21, 2016 11:37 am

Greg Jackson on BJ Penn: ‘I think he’s just beginning to evolve again’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn’s recent announcement to come out of retirement for a run at the UFC featherweight title has had fans on the fence on Penn’s return to the Octagon. While Penn has had the highest of highs throughout his career, he has struggled in his recent years in his bouts in the Octagon....

Sep 5, 2015 10:46 am

Greg Jackson: ‘Arlovski’s A Total Samurai’

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will look to get one step closer to holding the title again when he fights fellow former champion Frank Mir at UFC 191, going down tonight in Las Vegas. Ahead of the fight Arlovski’s coach, Greg Jackson, spoke with the Three Amigos Podcast about the heavyweight and what...

May 18, 2015 8:20 pm

GAMEPLAN! John Dodson And Greg Jackson Breakdown Their Methods

‘No 1. flyweight John Dodoson and his coach Greg Jackson talk about how they go about creating a gameplan for Dodson’s opponents and what to focus on during a fight. Dodson battles Zach Makovsky during the prelims at UFC 187 in Las Vegas, Nevada.’-via UFC. By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 Phuket Dreaming Season 2...

Jan 5, 2015 8:17 pm

Greg Jackson: ‘Gustafsson, Rumble, Velasquez, It Doesn’t Matter’

Greg Jackson, the mastermind behind the coaching of UFC light heavyweight kingpin Greg Jackson, doesn’t care who his star pupil fights next. Following Jones win over Daniel Cormier, there was much talk of who would be the next man to face Jones in the Octagon, and whether or not the champ would move up to...

Dec 22, 2014 9:24 am

Greg Jackson: ‘Jones Will Try To Wrestle With Cormier, No Doubt’

Ahead of his UFC 182 bout against Daniel Cormier, there has been much talk of what gameplan Jones will use against an elite level wrestler such as Daniel Cormier. Recently, Jones said that he would look for the takedown against DC, something his head coach Greg Jackson also agrees with. He spoke to MMAFighting. “We’re...

Dec 6, 2014 12:10 pm

Reebok Deal Not good For Greg Jackson

“Definitely it’s not good for the coaches. But it’s not about the coaches. It’s about the fighters at the end of the day. The coaches are here for support. Myself and some of the other ones that have been sponsored, I’m sure we’re gonna lose that unless they want to stick with us outside the...

Sep 27, 2014 5:02 am

Greg Jackson Explains The Psychology Of Fighting

Donald Cerrone is one of the most active fighters in the UFC, with a goal of fighting seven times this year, Cowboy will step into the Octagon tomorrow night to face Eddie Alvarez. One thing that is unique about Cowboy’s pre-fight preparation is that he spends a lot of time relaxing the week of a...

Sep 22, 2014 10:38 am

Schaub Says Browne “100%” Made A Mistake Leaving Greg Jackson

Brendan Schaub and Ronda Rousey were rumored to have had a relationship for some time. Given Schaub’s familiarity with the gym Rousey trains at, Glendale Fight Club, Schaub believes that Travis Browne made a mistake leaving Greg Jacksons gym to train at Glendale Fight Club. Schaub and Browne will meet in the cage at UFC...

Sep 18, 2014 3:26 pm

Greg Jackson Comments On Travis Browne’s Departure

“He just wanted to shake it up a little bit. He felt like he was kind of in the same old rut, and wanted to do something a little different. We’re all very supportive of him doing that. Anything that’s best for the fighter — it’s not about us, it’s about Travis — so whatever...