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Cordilleran fighter Joshua Pacio to train in the United States under Jackson Wink MMA

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Cordillera - After parting ways with Cordillera-based MMA gym Team Lakay, former ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua Pacio is set to train in the United States next month.

In an interview with Sparring Session, Pacio told his reason of going out from his former team and heading to the U.S.A.

"I want to level up in all aspects of my game. This was not a sudden decision. Speaking of leveling up, we plan to train in the USA next month," Pacio said.

Pacio also revealed the name of the gym where he will be training.

"We also going to try Jackson Wink MMA. Not only that we will also do gym hopping to add to our mixed martial arts knowledge," Pacio added via Sparring Session YT.

Jackson Wink MMA is a World renowned mixed martial arts gym based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The gym has been featured in several sports documentaries and has been called one of the best MMA gyms in the world by various MMA magazines.

It can be recalled that Eduard Folayang also trained at Jackson Wink MMA gym during his reign as ONE lightweight world champion.

The gym has produced several UFC world champions like UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans, UFC Welterweight Champion George “Rush” St. Pierre, UFC Female Bantamweight Champion and 18x Boxing World Champion Holly Holm.



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