An elite MMA school ran by highly respected grappler Greg Jackson

Shot inside the training cage at Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts school in Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque, New Mexico is home to one of the largest and most well respected Mixed Martial Arts gym in the world. Founded in 1992 by high profiled trainer Greg Jackson, he has developed his own unique techniques and philosophy that are extremely effective to current day MMA training.



Greg grew up in a family of wrestlers. Greg’s grandfather, uncle and brother were all wrestlers. Greg’s father, uncle and brother were all champion wrestlers. Growing up in a rough neighborhood, at a young age Greg began studying martial arts. After many years of experience Greg was looking for something more.

Combining basic Judo locks with his wrestling Greg started to formulate his own style and style and system of martial arts and self defense.

Greg began to develop techniques from Brazillian Jie Jitsu in 1993 and began to study kickboxing under 5 time world champion Michael Winklejohn, who he still regards as a mentor to this day.

Current day

Shot inside the training cage at Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts school in Albuquerque, NM Some 15 years later, Jacksons MMA is home to one of the strongest stables of fighters in all of the world. This list includes UFC lightheavy weight contenders Rashad Evans and Keith Jardine, UFC middle weight and 7 time King of Pancrase Nate Marquardt. UFC fighter, and regarded by some as the best Pound for Pound fighter in the entire world, George St. Pierre, is also a Jacksons MMA fighter and is in his corner during every fight.

Julie Kedzie, one of the top female MMA fighters in the world is also a prodigy of Jackson.

All in all, Jackson has produced 10 world champions and has a large number of up and comers in his gym, that will no doubt be stars in the MMA world in years to come.

High Praise

Greg Jackson is one of the top MMA instructors in all of the world and after Georges St. Pierre dominating victory over Josh Koscheck in August of 2007, in which Jackson cornered St. Pierre, he was described by St. Pierre as “an MMA genius”.

Class Schedules

Monday – Friday: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Monday & Wednesday: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Monday & Wednsday 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Kids Class:
Tuesday & Thursday @ 4:00pm

In addition to being one of the most respected MMA trainers in the world, Jackson will continue to build one of the largest and most prestigious MMA schools around and if you ever want to learn the art of Martial Arts, this is the place to be.

One of the most approachable men in the entire support, Gregs gym is home to professional fighters and recreational users alike. If you are serious about martial arts or would just like to learn more about the sport, head on down to Jacksons camp!


Jacksons Mixed Martial Arts
5505 Acoma SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico


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