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Aug 30, 2016 9:21 am

Overeem on Training with Arlovski: I Don’t Think He’s Cool With Me At All

Over the last few years, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has spent a good deal of time training under the tutelage Greg Jackson in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Yet when Overeem was booked to fight Andrei Arlovski, a long time staple of Jackson’s camp, things got a little awkward. Jackson and co. opted to corner Arlovski for...

Aug 24, 2016 2:58 pm

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn: “To the doubters, go put all your money on Lamas!”

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on October 15 when he squares off with former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas in the main event of UFC Manila. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed his comeback fight and future...

Jul 28, 2016 8:36 am

BJ Penn responds to Dana White’s criticism

Earlier this year, UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn officially ended his retirement, revealing his intention to make a run at the featherweight title with the help of coaches Greg Jackson & Mike Winkeljohn. With his eyes set on a November return to the Octagon, Penn found himself criticized by UFC President Dana White recently...

May 29, 2016 1:17 pm

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn details the IV that forced him out of his fight at UFC 199

We would not being doing our job as journalists if we did not track down BJ Penn and ask him what everyone is wondering, which is why he took the IV back in March. “Ok do you want the short version or the long version?” asked Penn. Of course BJPENN.com always demands the full version. So we...

May 10, 2016 2:50 pm

BJ Penn releases statement regarding being on UFC 199 prelims

Tuesday afternoon news broke that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn’s fight against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 would take place on the televised prelims, as opposed to the Pay-Per View section of the card, as many expected. According to MMAFighting, Penn vs. Siver will serve as the main event of the preliminary card before...

May 6, 2016 11:30 am

Fight has torn teammates Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski apart

JacksonWink MMA Academy heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski are set to fight this weekend in the main event of UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam. While Overeem and Arlovski were never best friends training together at the gym, the fight has brought out much more animosity amongst the two products currently training out of...

May 3, 2016 9:43 am

VIDEO | Andrei Arlovski explains awkward case of fighting teammate

On Sunday May 8th, Andrei Arlovski will step into the Octagon against former teammate Alistair Overeem. While at first many wondered how things would play out with the two Jackson WinkelJohn teammates fighting each other, the pair have explained before that they were never friends, and only training together on a few occasions. To add...

Apr 9, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn talks UFC return on Inside MMA

The UFC world has been anxiously awaiting the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn. Several months ago, Penn announced his intentions to return to the UFC and chase the featherweight championship. ‘The Prodigy’ headed to the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico, and partnered with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn in order...

Mar 25, 2016 8:00 pm

PHOTO | Unbelievable BJ Penn fan art

While the MMA world anxiously awaits the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn, the anticipation to see ‘The Prodigy’ once again in action has the MMA community buzzing. Penn has been training at the JacksonWink MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico under famed coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn, who will be coaching...

Feb 21, 2016 3:00 pm

UFN 83 Results: Shamil Abdurakhimov defeats Anthony Hamilton via decision

A heavyweight bout between Anthony Hamilton (14-5 MMA) and Shamil Abdurakhimov (16-3 MMA) kicked off tonight’s ‘UFC Fight Night 83’ card in Pittsburgh. Round one begins and Abdurakhimov lands a solid uppercut. Shamil with a combo that appears to hurt Hamilton. The fighters engage in the clinch and Anthony seems to have recovered. Good counter...

Feb 18, 2016 8:06 am

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn

Last month, former UFC champion BJ Penn announced that he was officially ending his retirement and going after the 145 pound belt. Penn teamed up with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn at Jackson-Wink MMA for his highly anticipated return. While he was initially supposed to return on March 5th, the UFC pushed the bout back...

Feb 16, 2016 10:47 am

MUST SEE! Jon Jones and Rose Namajunas grappling

[ooyala code=”h3cGR5MDE6-o5qykrQtEraa5q3i6yz-r” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Recently it was revealed that TUF 20 finalist Rose Namajunas had made the move to Jackson-Wink MMA to train under Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn. Namajunas will be training alongside the likes of Jon Jones, Holly Holm, Carlos Condit, Andrei Arlovski, John Dodson, and our very own BJ...

Feb 13, 2016 7:14 am

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone fires all coaches following loss to Rafael dos Anjos

Last month Donald Cerrone had his highly anticipated rematch with Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight championship. Unfortunately for Cowboy, Rafael dos Anjos started quick and landed a crushing liver kick in a matter of moments. Cowboy was unable to recover and ultimately lost via 1st round TKO. Since then Cerrone signed to fight...

Feb 8, 2016 9:28 am

BJ Penn announces a change in his fight plans

Hilo, Hawaii’s UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced his decision to come out of retirement for a run in the UFC’s stacked 145-pound division. Penn, who was expected to be back for his return to fight at UFC 196 on March 5, hit a slight speed bump in his road back to...

Feb 5, 2016 1:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn reveals a major pitfall of his past fight camps

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced he will be returning to the Octagon for a run at the UFC featherweight title. In his attempt to do so, “The Prodigy” has taken a step outside of his comfort zone and has enlisted under the coaching of Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn at the...

Feb 2, 2016 9:57 am

Exclusive | Inside the Mind of a Master Fight Strategist: -Mike Winkeljohn-

We’ve seen it many times in any sport and on all levels. The keys to success require a strong base and foundation in order to achieve any physical or mental goal set out for yourself. Mike Winkeljohn is that foundation that fighters seek for in support of their dreams and aspirations. Winkeljohn is the man...

Jan 23, 2016 8:16 am

Nik Lentz responds to BJ Penn once again

Recently it was announced that our namesake BJ Penn would be coming out of retirement to chase the featherweight championship. With Greg Jackson in his corner, Penn hopes to capture the featherweight championship and become the first man in UFC history to hold a championship belt in 3 weight classes. While a fight with Nik...

Jan 20, 2016 11:02 am

Exclusive Video | Max Holloway discusses the return of BJ Penn, and ‘UFC Hawaii’ card

[ooyala code=”5nd3Q5MDE6Klu6egRsyNuYk59U_FgRSP” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] There has been a growing support base for a potential ‘UFC Fight Night: Hawaii’ card over the years. With the recent announcement of BJ Penn ending his retirement in order to make a run at the UFC featherweight championship with Greg Jackson in his corner, we could be...

Jan 19, 2016 11:51 am

BJ Penn officially ends retirement: I want that 145-pound belt

There has been much speculation as to whether or not our namesake BJ Penn would be coming out of retirement for a fight with Nik Lentz. Recently, Lentz penned an open letter to ‘The Prodigy’ in which he stated his terms for a fight, and that a fight wouldn’t happen unless Penn agreed to those...

Nov 17, 2015 8:20 am

Holm releases statement on UFC 193 win

On Saturday Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 with a brutal head kick, shocking the MMA world with one of the biggest upsets in UFC history. Holm took to Instagram yesterday to thank everyone for their support. Best feeling in the world. Still trying to process and take it all in. There...

Oct 31, 2015 1:37 pm

Cormier no-shows backroom fight, photoshops picture

Recently Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier agreed to a backroom fight at the opening of Greg Jackson’s new gym in New Mexico. Daniel Cormier was MIA for most of the morning, which led to Jones calling him out on Twitter. Daniel Cormier then responded with a photoshopped image, trolling Jones by saying he was at...

Aug 31, 2015 8:27 pm

WATCH! UFC 191 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On Episode 1 of UFC 191 Embedded, headliners Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson train and prep in their home cities for their upcoming flyweight title rematch in Las Vegas. Heavyweight Frank Mir juggles his family’s back-to-school schedule with his training camp, while opponent Andrei Arlovski puts in a full day with the elite team of...

Aug 25, 2015 10:27 am

WSOF VP: ‘Melvin Guillard Is Sh*t –– He’s The Champ of Tapping Out’

There’s no secret that things didn’t quite work out for former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard during his time with the World Series of Fighting. Guillard missed weight for his WSOF debut. Then he was given a title fight, which he also failed to make weight for. That fight was changed to a non title fight...