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Greg Jackson Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!

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Who Is Greg Jackson?

Greg Jackson is an American MMA coach who was born in 1974. He is the co-owner of the legendary MMA Gym Jackson Wink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico alongside Mike Winkeljohn.

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Who Is Greg Jackson?

Greg Jackson is an American MMA coach who was born in 1974. He is the co-owner of the legendary MMA Gym Jackson Wink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico alongside Mike Winkeljohn.

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The Art & Science Of Ground And Pound Part 1 by Greg Jackson is available now at BJJFanatics.com.

Greg Jackson is considered one of the greatest MMA coaches of all time and has worked with a ton of fighters for decades and produced some of the greatest MMA champions in history. 

The Art & Science Of Ground And Pound Part 2 by Greg Jackson is the highily rated follow up to Coach Jackson's first series.

Greg Jackson started to learn martials arts at a young age as he grew up in a rough neighbourhood and wanted to be able to defend himself as he was the only white kid in a very hispanic area of New Mexico after moving from Washington D.C. 

Greg Jackson also came from a family of wrestlers with his father, uncle and brother all being champions in the sport.  

After training in martial arts, Greg Jackson got into many fights which resulted in him getting suspended from school. After graduating from high school in 1992, Greg Jackson created his own style of martial arts, called Gaidojutsu, which was basically MMA before MMA was really a thing. 

Gaidojutsu is a hybrid martial art style that combines basic techniques from multiple styles like wrestling, kickboxing and Judo. After teaching the style for almost a decade, Greg Jackson opened up his first MMA gym in 2000. 

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It wasn’t until 2007 where Greg Jackson teamed up with Mike Winkeljohn which officially marked the beginning of the now world famous JacksonWink MMA Academy. 

He has been training fighters there for nearly 2 decades and has been training fighters overall for almost 3 decades. 

How Old Is Greg Jackson?

Greg Jackson was born on June 16 1974. This Makes Greg Jackson 46 years old at the time of writing. He was born in Washington, D.C. 

Greg Jackson’s Family 

Greg Jackson is the son of Kris and Jim Jackson. Greg Jackson’s parents were Quakers originally from the midwestern section of the United States. Greg Jackson also has at least one sibling, a brother. 

Greg Jackson is also married and currently has two children James Jackson and Samantha Jackson. 

How Tall Is Greg Jackson 

Greg Jackson’s height and reach are currently unknown. 

How Much Does Greg Jackson Weigh?

Greg Jackson’s weight is currently unknown. 

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What is Greg Jackson’s Net Worth? 

While Greg Jackson’s Net Worth is currently unofficial, it is estimated to be between $1 Million – $5 Million US dollars. 

Greg Jackson Fight List

It is unknown if Greg Jackson ever competed and there is no fight record to pull any information from. 

Greg Jackson's Best Fight of All Time

There is no footage of any of Greg Jackson’s fights if they exist so there is no way to determine what fight of his is the best. 

Who Did Greg Jackson Lose to?

This information is unknown due to there not being any information on Greg Jackson’s competitive history. 

Greg Jackson Record

This information is unknown due to there not being any information on Greg Jackson’s competitive history. 

Who Has Greg Jackson Trained? 

Greg Jackson has trained tons of top tier fighters and an insane amount of champions in the sport of MMA in all of the various different promotions that have been active throughout the years. 

With all the talent that comes out of JacksonWink MMA Academy it's not that much of a surprise. Most notable among the many, many champions that Greg Jackson has coached is Jon Jones. Jon Jones is a multiple time UFC Light Heavyweight champion who never actually lost the belt. 

Jon Jones has been training under Greg Jackson for the vast majority of his MMA career and especially during the time that he was UFC champion. In fact, Greg Jackson is credited with teaching Jon Jones the oblique kick, which is one of Jones’ most famous and effective techniques and one that he uses in basically all of his fights. 

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On top of Jon Jones, Greg Jackson has also trained a long list of champion fighters which includes former two time UFC Heavyweight champion Andre Arlovski, former UFC Lightweight Champion and UFC Welterweight Champion BJ Penn, Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir, Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and Ultimate Fighter Season 2 Winner Rashad Evans and Former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm. 

Greg Jackson has even worked with Former UFC Welterweight and Middleweight Champion and candidate for the title of greatest fighter of all time Georges Saint Pierre. Greg Jackson even gave Georges Saint Pierre a black belt in Gaidojutsu. 

On top of the long list of champions that Greg Jackson has taught, he has also worked with other notable fighters like Alistair Overeem, Gina Carano, Ultimate Fighter season 1 winner Diego Sanchez, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Carlos Condit, Tim Kennedy, Lando Vannata, Michelle Waterson and Claressa Shields. 

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What Awards Has Greg Jackson Received?

Greg Jackson has won a fair amount of awards for the work he has put in training fighters throughout his many years on the job. In total, JacksonWink MMA Academy has received 5 World MMA Awards. 

Greg Jackson himself has won the Coach of the Year award three times, in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Greg Jackson’s old gym, Greg Jackson Fighting Systems, won the Gym of the Year award in 2009 before the name was changed. In 2015, JacksonWink MMA Academy won that same award. 

Greg Jackson Injuries

Greg Jackson has had no significant injuries worth noting

Is Greg Jackson Retired?

If Greg Jackson has ever appeared then he has been retired from competition for a while. Greg Jackson has not retired from coaching and still works with athletes in this gym to this day.

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