ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Ahead of the Jon Jones and Holly Holm UFC fights, Coach Greg Jackson announced a new economic development initiative as part of the coach’s New Mexico Experience campaign.
As part of his initiative to promote local businesses, Jackson, along with Lt. Governor Howie Morales, declared New Mexico United, Taos Ski Resort, Real Time Solutions, FARMesilla, and the Albuquerque Dukes will be included in the New Mexico Experience. Coach Jackson will be spreading the word about local brands and businesses while in Las Vegas for the UFC fights.
Jackson has previously promoted UNM Athletics, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Meow Wolf, Organ Mountain Outfitters, Taos Mountain Energy Bars, Cervantes Salsa, and Balata Golf through New Mexico Experience.
“I am extremely humbled, but also extremely excited to have Lt. Governor Howie Morales and the New Mexico Partnership in our corner as we promote all things New Mexico to the world,” said Jackson in a press release.
Holm will take on Amanda Nunes, while Jones battles Thiago Santos at UFC 239 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, July 6.