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  1. Khabilov seeks validation in Albuquerque

    Brett Okamoto

    In 2010, Dagestani lightweight Rustam Khabilov traveled halfway around the world to ask a very specific man a very specific question. The man was martial arts guru Greg Jackson. The question: Am I good enough? "The first time I came to the Unit...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
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  3. Jackson: Courage not a problem for Jones

    Brett Okamoto

    Greg Jackson is not familiar with the exact reasons Jon Jones has for wanting to fight Daniel Cormier, rather than Alexander Gustafsson, in his next UFC title defense. Jackson, Jones' longtime head trainer, is fairly certain, however, that "being ...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  4. Guillard on assault charges, Danzig, more

    Brett Okamoto

    Melvin Guillard says he never tried to keep secret the fact he was charged with multiple counts of assault in New Mexico in 2010. Guillard is scheduled for a court date to resolve the issue on May 23, but the news had not been widely reported unti...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  5. Evans eager to overcome recent skid

    Franklin McNeil

    When Rashad Evans last stepped inside the Octagon to fight -- on Feb. 2 at UFC 156 -- he was a shadow of himself. There was very little head or foot movement, making him an easy target for Antonio Rogerio Nogueira's stiff right jab. But the slug...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. Mir enlists Jackson ahead of Cormier bout

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- A new face will appear in Frank Mir's corner when he takes on Daniel Cormier at a UFC on Fox event in April -- Greg Jackson. Mir, 33, plans to join Jackson in Albuquerque, N.M., for an eight-week camp beginning later this month. It's ...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  7. Sean Entin and life after the 'choke'

    Josh Gross

    One fateful day at the gym and a routine chokehold combined to change Sean Entin's life in ways he could never have imagined -- and a way many MMA experts still can't comprehend.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2012
  8. Jackson steering clear of GSP-Condit

    Josh Gross

    If you think about it, Greg Jackson can't get much further from Montreal than Albuquerque. But he's going to try. Two of the best mixed martial artists Jackson has worked with will fight Saturday night, and the influential trainer doesn't want...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  9. Five reasons Condit can upset St. Pierre

    Josh Gross

    Georges St. Pierre ranks among mixed martial arts' most dominant champions for several reasons. His record, both in terms of winning percentage and victories against the best available opposition, is as good as anyone's. And over his reign, which inc...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  10. Time will tell how far Jon Jones goes

    Josh Gross

    In all sorts of ways, Jon Jones has grown up in front of us the last two years. And considering the UFC light heavyweight champion is just 25, there will be plenty of blooming left to do. That said, if the trajectory of 2011 and 2012 holds an indi...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  11. The winners and losers from the fallout

    Josh Gross

    During 12-plus years covering mixed martial arts, I've never seen a day like Aug. 23. This is the timeline: Right around 12:30 p.m. ET, the UFC announced president Dana White would host a conference call an hour-and-a-half later to address t...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  12. Guida gunning for finish versus Maynard

    Franklin McNeil

    As has been the case with all of his fights, lightweight contender Clay Guida approaches Friday night's showdown against Gray Maynard determined, focused and confident. Guida knows Maynard is a very tough out. And like Guida, the 10-1-1 Maynard enter...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  13. Van Arsdale: 'I don't see how Jones can win'

    Brett Okamoto

    ATLANTA -- If there is one piece in this entire Rashad Evans/Jon Jones/Greg Jackson puzzle that often gets overlooked, it's Mike Van Arsdale. Van Arsdale, 46, spent years coaching at Jackson's camp in Albuquerque, N.M. in a role, he says, he was r...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  14. Jones keys in on tactics, not contempt

    Josh Gross

    You'd guess by now Jon Jones knows everything he could wish to know about Rashad Evans. Not so. There's never enough intel -- not for Jones, especially when he's days away from a fight the UFC light heavyweight champion has pondered over for fa...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  15. Jones, Evans and the inevitable clash

    Chuck Mindenhall

    This is a fight week that has stretched on for a year -- which is nothing for a conflict that has always been the case. Even when Jon Jones and Rashad Evans were training partners in Albuquerque, N.M., one fighter was never going to be "off limits...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  16. UFC 145 has Jones, Evans feeling 'weird'

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and top contender Rashad Evans have a routine they follow while preparing for each fight. That pattern hasn't changed as the two get ready for their highly anticipated title bout April 21 in Atlanta. Bot...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  17. Will coaching give Jones edge at UFC 145?

    Chad Dundas

    For Greg Jackson, the decision to corner prized pupil Jon Jones in his light heavyweight title fight against Rashad Evans at UFC 145 has everything to do with tense. As in, the difference between "present" and "past." Jackson has long been big ...

    Blog | February 20, 2012