Press Release courtesy of Jackson’s MMA
In an effort to help raise funds for children whose parents made the ultimate sacrifice for service to the U.S., Jackson’s MMA is teaming up with Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund, Inc. to auction off a one-of-a-kind Jackson’s MMA autographed cage.
The winning bidder will receive a certificate of authenticity with fighters’ autographs, as well as the 20-foot cage itself, three days training at Jackson’s MMA, including a private lesson from both Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn. The winner will also receive a dinner with Greg Jackson and the Jackson’s MMA staff.
The cage is the actual cage that was used to train some of the biggest stars in MMA today including UFC’s welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, UFC star Keith Jardine, UFC No. 1 light heavyweight contender Rashad Evans, UFC middleweight Nate Marquardt, UFC welterweight Diego Sanchez, EliteXC No. 1 middleweight contender Joey Villasenor, UFC lightweight fighter Roger Huerta, UFC welterweight Karo Parisian, UFC veteran David Loiseau, UFC veteran Mike Van Arsdale, WEC No. 1 lightweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, WEC bantamweight fighter Damacio Page, WEC fighter Leonard Garcia, WEC fighter Brian Stann, top female fighters Holly Holm, Julie Kedzie and Michelle Waterson. Last but not least, world famous coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn.
“We believe that our freedom and our children’s freedoms are forever guaranteed by every member of our Armed Forces those who have served in the past, present and future. Our lives are made even richer than those in many other countries because of our military personnel. They offer us freedom, something that no amount of money can buy. Something so priceless you cannot even purchase it on the market, but sadly may not be noticed until it is gone”, said Rebecca Campbell, founder of the CFSRF. “We are truly honored to have the support of Greg Jackson, Jackson’s MMA and all the UFC fighters associated with his camp as they join us in helping us continue our mission of support to our military and their families.”
“Jackson’s is a team deeply rooted in the belief that helping others is the cornerstone for the success of all,” said Greg Jackson “We can think of no greater example of this than the sacrifices of our Armed Forces and their families, and we want to honor their sacrifices to our country, as well as express our gratitude with this token of our appreciation. “
The opportunity to win this once in a life time offer is open to all private individuals, corporations and organizations around the world. Bidding begins at US $4,500.00 A portion of the proceeds will benefit Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund, Inc. Bidders may visit www.ebay.com, where the auction will begin for the duration of seven days beginning Nov. 1 at 12:00pm EST. Just search ebay for Jackson’s MMA Cage.