Winkeljohn Convinced Jackson to Corner Jones After Evans ‘Kept Throwing Greg Under the Bus’

While Greg Jackson initially struggled with the idea of training Jon Jones to fight his former fighter Rashad Evans, striking coach Mike Winkeljohn, who doesn’t garner the same amount of attention as Jackson but is equally important to the Jackson-Winkeljohn team in New Mexico, had no such struggle. Winklejohn recently told Bleacher Report’s Ari LeVaux that he ultimately convinced Jackson to corner Jones against Evans at UFC 145 after feeling Evans criticized his former coach one too many times…

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