Kevin Jackson facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKevin Jackson
Jackson in 2011
|Weight||82 kg (181 lb)|
|Born||November 25, 1964
Highland Falls, New York, U.S.
|High school||Lansing Eastern|
|College||Iowa State University|
|NCAA championships||1 Team Championship|
|Status||Head Development Coach at Olympic Training Center, Former Coach of Iowa State University|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||199 lb (90 kg; 14.2 st)|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Kevin Andre Jackson (born November 25, 1964 in Highland Falls, New York) is an American retired freestyle wrestler and mixed martial artist, graduated folkstyle wrestler and current wrestling coach at the United States Olympic Training Center.
During his international career, Jackson became an Olympic Gold medalist in 1992, a two-time World Champion (1991 and 1995), a three-time World Cup Gold medalist (1993, 1995 and 1997, bronze in 1994) a two-time Pan American Games Gold medalist (1991 and 1995) and a two-time Pan American Champion (1990 and 1991). In folkstyle, Jackson was a four-time NCAA Division I All-American, thrice for the LSU Tigers and once for the Iowa State Cyclones after the Louisiana State University dropped the wrestling program. He also stepped into the UFC Octagon in four occasions, winning his first two bouts and losing the next two, all finishing via submission. He currently works as the US National Freestyle Developmental Coach for USA Wrestling.
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