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June Events

6/1 – FIT Battleground (Smoker) 6/1 – UFC  (Goyo) 6/2 – Jackson’s MMA VIII – Villasenor vs. Liles (Weigh In Gallery) (Results) (MMA) 6/2 – Four Warned, California (Boxing) (Austin Trout) (Coverage) 6/8 – UFC (Leonard Garcia, Buddy Roberts, Henry Martinez, Tim Means) (Recap) 6/15 –  ‘The Reckoning’ Mathis vs. Holm II (Boxing) (Coverage) 6/23 – SWMMA 6/23 – Lovato smoker

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Ran Weathers Lands Main Event at BXC

Jackson’s fighter Ran Weathers (16-11-0) will be the main event against Rafael Dias (15 – 9 – 2) on June 16th at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.  Weathers is always a colorful addition to any training session at the gym.  Often commenting a Joe Rogan style play-by-play when it comes to training.  Hilarious comments like “oh man, are you really going to ...

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Holly Holm Open Media Workout

On Friday afternoon at Jackson-Winkeljohn Gym, Fresquez Productions held a media day workout for nine-time world champion Holly Holm. On June 15th, at the Route 66 Casino just outside of Albuquerque, Holm will face women’s pound for pound champion Anne Sophie-Mathis in a highly anticipated rematch titled “The Reckoning”. Along with the mythical pound for pound title the two pugilists will ...

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Fight Week Gallery: Isaac “Ike” Vallie-Flagg

Isaac Vallie-Flagg (12-3-1 MMA, 1-0 SF) will be facing Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante (16-4-1 MMA, 1-1 SF) on the “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Finale.” on May 19th 2012. Vallie-Flagg’s last appeared on the “Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum”  where he defeated Brian Melancon by split decision. Winning 9 out of the last 10 fights “ike” is looking to bring home another W. [nggallery id=29]

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Monday Morning Recap

This past week saw the Jackson’s camp go 5-2 at Mescalero Warrior Challenge 2 in Ruidoso, New Mexico. It also saw 36-year old boxer Frankie Archuleta, lose his third consecutive contest by TKO. Can you believe it’s already been eight years since he became the third person to beat 5-time world champ Johnny Tapia? A couple of young and hungry ...

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Mescalero Warrior Challenge 2 Weigh-In Results

The weigh-ins for the Mescalero Warrior Challenge 2 card took place today at the beautiful Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort in Mescalero, New Mexico. As expected, Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts’ and Mescalero’s own, Coty “Ox” Wheeler, had a large group on hand to support him. Seven of the eight fights will feature fighters from Jackson’s MMA. The bouts are set ...

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Fight Week Gallery: Travis Marx

We caught up with Travis Marx and coach Mike Winkeljohn for Tavis’ final mitt session before his departure to Atlantic City for Bellator 68.   Travis is the co-main event and he will be facing Marcos Galvao in the bantamweight semi-finals.   [nggallery id=19]

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