Archive: greg jackson

Oct 2, 2014 4:51 am

Travis Browne Explains His Departure From Jackson’s MMA – EXCLUSIVE

  If you missed the latest edition of BJPENN.com Radio, check it out here. One of the highlights of the show was the conversation with UFC heavyweight Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne. The interview covered a lot of topics including Browne’s new training camp, his loss to Fabricio Werdum, and his upcoming fight with Brendan Shaub at...

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 21, 2014 3:21 pm

Overeem On Injuring Jones “I Felt Terrible”

Alistair Overeem has been on the receiving end of some harsh criticism lately after it was revealed that he injured Jon Jones while Jones was preparing for his UFC 178 fight against Daniel Cormier. The two men were sparring, and Jones ended up getting injured and tearing his meniscus. Anthony Johnson was the first fighter...

Sep 14, 2014 2:05 pm

PHOTO | Andrei Arlovski Poses With Coaches Post Fight, Thanks Supporters

After defeating Bigfoot Silva last night at UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski took to Instagram earlier today to pose with his coaches that helped him, and thank his teammates and fans. Victoria !!!! Thank you very much everyone who helped me : coaches – Greg Jackson, Wink, Adrian Gonzalez, doctor Beau, Matt MAHOWALD, Said...

Sep 14, 2014 8:34 am

Andrei Arlovski Ready To Continue Winning While Training At Greg Jackson’s

Andrei Arlovski is coming off a huge upset win over Antonio Bigfoot Silva last night at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil, where Arlovski knocked out Silva in the first round of their 5 round bout. After the bout, Arlovski spoke with MMAJunkie about his intent to continue training at the Jackson Winkeljohn gym after...

Sep 1, 2014 6:54 pm

Travis Browne Leaves Greg Jackson’s, Begins Training With Rousey

“I haven’t trained [at Jackson’s MMA] since my fight. I’ve been hitting mitts with Edmund (Tarverdyan) up in Glendale and I haven’t been back to Albuquerque to train. So that’s where I’ve been hitting mitts and working out a lot. Just figuring out what I need to do to further myself. I feel like I’m...

Aug 31, 2014 2:45 pm

Derek Brunson Plans Return To Jackson Camp After UFC 177 Victory

“I need to get back out to Greg Jackson’s. He cornered me (Saturday), but I stayed home for this training camp so I could be with my daughters during the summer time. I just need to get back out there and get full camps in. I was definitely a little rusty out there, considering I...

Jun 11, 2014 9:30 am

Coach: ‘We all love Overeem here at Jackson’s MMA’

With his recent move to Jackson’s MMA in New Mexico, many wondered if, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem would be able to adapt to the Team Environment. Apparently he has, Coach Greg Jackson told Sherdog.com, “We all love him, so it’s really up to him. If he’s like, ‘Man I’m sticking around, this is fun’ then...

Jun 11, 2014 7:47 am

Greg Jackson: Rustam Khabilov was drug tested by New Mexico commission

On Monday, Dean Amasinger, a training partner and coach of “UFC Fight Night 42” co-headliner Ross Pearson said he voiced concerns with the UFC after learning that the New Mexico commission selectively tested Saturday’s fighters to exclude those from Greg Jackson’s camp. Yesterday, Greg Jackson spoke to MMAJunkie where he contradicted the claims made by...

Jun 9, 2014 8:57 am

Greg ‘Sergei’ Jackson Does Russian Accent For Khabilov (Video)

Greg Jackson got into his character known as ‘Sergei’ between rounds while cornering Rustam Khabilov against Ben Henderson this past Saturday. Although Jackson put on a Russian accent, at times it sounded slightly Irish. Anyone that knows Jackson knows he is somewhat notorious for attempting different accents depending on the fighter he’s cornering. Check out...

Jun 5, 2014 2:42 pm

‘The Reem’ Feeling Good Under Greg Jackson

Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Alistair Overeem is two-days in to his test phase over at Greg Jackson’s gym in Albuquerque. For now, it appears as if ‘The Reem’ is enjoying the vibe. Hit play and catch it all.

Jun 3, 2014 4:58 am

Greg Jackson on Jones vs. Gustafsson II: Let’s do it

Jon Jones trainer Greg Jackson spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about a Jones vs. Gustafsson rematch. By now it’s no secret that Jones does not want to fight Gustafsson, however Jones’ trainer Greg Jackson says: “Let’s do it” “Yeah, let’s do it. As long as you get here in enough time for...

May 12, 2014 8:22 pm

Browne: ‘Overeem Will Learn To Be A Team Player Or Be Out At Jackson’s’

“I think everybody’s due a chance. Just because he wasn’t the best teammate there, doesn’t mean he can’t be a good teammate here. When he comes to Jackson’s, the stuff that all his other teammates were saying he did, is not going to fly at Jackson’s. He will not have the opportunity to even let...

May 9, 2014 4:37 pm

Greg Jackson on GSP: “He Probably Will Come Back”

While many, including UFC President Dana White, seem unsure of a Georges St-Pierre return to the Octagon, GSP’s former coach Greg Jackson actually believes that there is a fairly strong likelihood of GSP fighting again. In a recent interview with Sportsnet Canada, Jackson discussed the possibility of a GSP comeback, saying: “I think with Georges...

Apr 15, 2014 9:57 am

Travis Browne Welcomes an Overeem Move to Jackson’s

With rumors of Alistar Overeem joining the famed Team Jackson/Winkeljohn, the MMA world is buzzing with what this could mean for the Dutch Heavyweight. One person that it could potentially affect is UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne, who has fought Overeem in the past. However, Browne has no problems training with Overeem. In fact, he welcomes...

Apr 4, 2014 8:02 pm

Georges St-Pierre Wants To Help Carlos Condit With Knee Injury

  Will Georges St-Pierre come back, will he not come back? That is the question. The answer, so far, really depends on who you ask. According to GSP’s former trainer, Greg Jackson, he probably will. Jackson touched on that question while speaking with Sportsnet’s UFC Central. Jackson mentioned another interesting bit of information, regarding GSP...

Apr 2, 2014 12:38 pm

Jones Credits Psychological Edge To Greg Jackson’s “Tremendous Influence”

“Greg Jackson is more the guy that’s going to talk to you to make sure you have the right attitude going into the fight, make sure that you believe that you’re going to win, he’s more of an attitude guy, which is very important – to have a winning attitude.” “Greg has been a tremendous...

Dec 21, 2013 9:58 am

Travis Browne On Josh Barnett: He Will Have To Finish Me To Win

All the talk about next week’s UFC 168 card involves two rematches: Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman, and Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey. One fight that seems to have been forgotten about, but is destined for fireworks, is a heavyweight match up between two of the best in the world, Josh Barnett and Travis Browne....

Nov 25, 2013 10:14 am

Kennedy Thinks Zahabi, Not Greg Jackson, Is Making Fighters Boring

As a UFC and MMA fan, when I read articles or watch videos about certain fighters, I always notice that glowing in the comments sections, are the heavy criticisms about a certain fighters style. Since we are currently in the season of talking about GSP, he can be the first example. If you aren’t a...

Nov 13, 2013 9:36 am

A Look At Year End Heavyweight War Between Browne And Barnett

Two of the most exciting heavyweights in the world are set to collide at this years inaugural year-end event, UFC 168 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Travis Browne (15-1-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) Ranked #5 and Josh Barnett (33-6 MMA, 5-1 UFC) Ranked #7, are set for a three round war that has many...

Nov 13, 2013 9:04 am

Julie Kedzie Battles Undefeated Bethe Correia At UFC Fight Night 33

Originally slated to face undefeated Russian fighter Aleksandra Albu until an injury forced Albu off the card, Julie Kedzie finally has a named opponent to train for – the also-undefeated Brazilian fighter, Bethe Correia. UFC officials announced the new matchup on Tuesday. Kedzie will be looking to bounce back from a three-fight losing streak, which most recently saw the women’s...

May 13, 2013 12:44 pm

EXCLUSIVE | AJ Matthews Talks Upcoming Bellator Show, “Fight Master” | Fist-ta-Cuff Radio

  Bellator fighter, AJ Matthews, spoke with BJPenn.com’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio Sunday night to talk about his participation in Bellator’s upcoming reality television show, “Fight Master.”  Matthews (6-2) took break from his recent run in Bellator’s welterweight division to participate in the television show, a six-week ordeal that was shot in Louisiana.   AJ said of...

Apr 30, 2013 8:58 am

Greg Jackson Ready To Prep Jones For Anyone The UFC Wants

“It doesn’t matter to me. It’s whatever the UFC says. As long as we have enough time to prepare, we’re going to have to fight them all anyway. We’re going to have to fight Machida again, we’re going to have to fight Gustafsson, whoever else they put in front of us. It’s just a matter...

Apr 29, 2013 6:41 pm

Greg Jackson: Jon Jones At Heavyweight Would Be Fun For Me

With his victory over Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 this past weekend, Jon “Bones” Jones has once again solidified his position as UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. His wins over fellow light heavyweights Rashad Evans, Quinton Jackson, Shogun Rua and Lyoto Machida were so dominant that middleweights like Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen invaded his division...