Who We Are

Jackson Wink MMA Academy has been voted as a #1 MMA Camp in the world for many years. It is here that head coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn have created something truly unique and have taken the sport of MMA to a higher level.

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The World-Renowned MMA Academy

Jackson Wink MMA, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a world-renowned and premier Mixed Martial Arts training academy. It has earned its reputation as a home to some of the greatest MMA fighters in the history of the sport.

#1 MMA Gym And Camp

Consistently voted as the #1 MMA Camp in the world, Jackson Wink MMA Academy has established itself as a pinnacle of excellence. Head coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn have created a unique environment that has elevated the sport of MMA to new heights. Their innovative approach and success have garnered recognition from various media outlets such as Sports Illustrated, Showtime, ESPN, Forbes, and more.

Training World Champions

Jackson Wink has attracted a roster of exceptional athletes who have trained and flourished within its walls. Notable fighters who have honed their skills at the academy include UFC Light Heavyweight Champions Jon “Bones” Jones and Rashad Evans, UFC Welterweight Champion Georges “Rush” St. Pierre, UFC Female Bantamweight Champion and boxing legend Holly Holm, WEC and Interim UFC Welterweight Champion Carlos Condit, Invicta FC Champion Michelle Waterson, former UFC Champions Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski, Olympic Boxing Gold Medalist Claressa Shields, Strikeforce, Dream, and K-1 World Champion Alistair Overeem, Gina Carano, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, and many other esteemed names in the sport.

Performance Training Location

Albuquerque’s fighting traditions and its high-altitude elevation make it a prime location for performance training. Athletes from various sports around the world come to the city to enhance their endurance and conditioning. The adaptation to high-altitude training greatly benefits fighters, increasing lung capacity and overall performance in competition.

Training With Elite Athletes And Coaches

At Jackson Wink MMA Academy, aspiring fighters have the opportunity to train alongside professional athletes and learn directly from experienced coaches. The academy fosters a supportive team environment and maintains a tradition of excellence. The caring and passionate coaches work diligently to create a clean, safe, and inviting atmosphere.

Becoming The Next Champion

Jackson Wink MMA Academy actively seeks top talent from around the world to join their ranks. Fighters travel to Albuquerque to train at the facility, knowing that the next champion could emerge from their doors. The academy takes pride in evaluating and testing the skills of potential fighters, encouraging them to bring their best and embrace the opportunity to learn and grow.

Welcome To The Team

Jackson Wink MMA Academy eagerly awaits the chance to meet and welcome new talents to their team. They look forward to assessing skillsets, putting them to the test, and providing a platform for fighters to showcase their abilities. With dedication and a readiness to learn, fighters have the opportunity to join a community that is committed to excellence and achieving greatness.

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.

#1 MMA Gym And Camp

Jackson Wink MMA Academy has been voted as a #1 MMA Camp in the world for many years. It is here that head coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn have created something truly unique, and have taken the sport of MMA to a higher level.

The duo has been featured in Sports Illustrated, Showtime, ESPN, Forbes, and numerous other documentaries, radio shows, television programs, articles and news features.

We Train World Champions

Notable athletes that have trained at Jackson Wink 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 Dodson
  • Diego Brandao and countless other notable names of the sport.

Performance Training Location

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.

Train With The Best To Become The Best

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.

Are You Our Next Champion?

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.

We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our Team!

For questions about our classes, fighting on our roster, or anything else, please check out our Frequently Asked Questions section using the button below.

Our Legacy

The Jackson Wink Academy MMA legacy is a storied testament to the relentless pursuit of excellence, producing a lineage of world-class fighters renowned for their unmatched skill, strategic brilliance, and unwavering determination in the octagon. Our renowned coaching staff and top-tier training environment have fostered the physical and mental growth of many champions. Jackson Wink Academy has become synonymous with a winning mentality and a culture of relentless dedication to the sport of mixed martial arts.

Major World Titles

Jackson Wink MMA Academy has won many world titles and has a rich championship legacy.

Head Coaches

The innovative coaching methods of head coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn shape our legacy.

Hall of Fame

We honor the fighters past and present who have executed in the octagon to help build our legacy.

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Train With The Best.

When training at Jackson Wink MMA Academy you are constantly surrounded by professional athletes and world-class coaches. The Academy attracts top-level fighters from around the world, which means that there is always someone to train with who can push you to your limits and help you improve.

Why We're Special

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 Facility

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.