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Segment: MMA Coach Greg Jackson Discusses Life In and Out of the Octagon

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September 27, 2019 – He is one of the premiere coaches and trainers in the Mixed Martial Arts World. Greg Jackson also happens to call Albuquerque home. Correspondent Russell Contreras sits down with Jackson to discuss why the sport is so popular in New Mexico and what it’s like to coach the likes of Jon “Bones” Jones and Holly Holm both inside and outside the octagon. And finally, Jackson talks about the possibility of serving in public office and why he wants to be a part of helping his hometown community thrive.

Greg Jackson, Jackson Wink Training Academy


For Further Reading:
Return of Major MMA events to New Mexico (Web Extra)New Mexico in Focus

The Most Famous UFC Gyms in the World – Sportscasting

A History of NonviolenceBleacher Report


Economics of Winemaking in New Mexico

Grape vine

May 24, 2019 – As Albuquerque rolls out its annual wine festival this weekend, NMiF photojournalist Robert McDermott travels to Sheehan Winery in the South Valley to get some answers about the economics of the wine industry in New Mexico.Sheehan Winery with be one of the vintners at the New Mexico Wine Festival in Albuquerque.

Sean Sheehan, Sheehan Winery